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President and Chief Surgeon of the Key-Whitman Eye Center, was born in Dallas, attended Hillcrest High School and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Southern Methodist University. He earned his M.D. at Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, and also completed his internship at the same institution. Dr. Whitman completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at Scott and White Clinic in Temple, Texas. Dr. Whitman is married and the proud father of two daughters.
Dr. Whitman is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is also one of a few physicians in North Texas to be board certified in LASIK by the American Board of Eye Surgeons. Dr. Whitman is a recipient of the American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award. He is the immediate past President of the American College of Eye Surgeons and is a past President of the Dallas Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a current Clinical Correspondent for the American Academy of Ophthalmology. His memberships include: the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, the Dallas County Medical Society, a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Dallas Academy of Ophthalmology, the Texas Ophthalmological Association, the American College of Eye Surgeons, the Texas Medical Foundation, the American Society of Refractive Surgery, the International Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Society for Excellence in Eyecare.
Dr. Whitman is one of the most experienced Cataract and Refractive Surgeons in the North Texas area. He is a national leader in the implantation of the accommodating Crystalens® and also specializes in the ReSTOR® multifocal lenses. These implants are used for the treatment of vision at all distances. He was one of the first surgeons in Texas to be trained in LASIK eye surgery and he utilizes Wavefront customized treatment with the blade-free IntraLase®. He performs the Visian Implantable Contact Lens for patients who cannot undergo LASIK surgery …