RATINGS & REVIEWS

The provider star rating is calculated using patient reponses to the five care provider questions in our patient satisfaction survey. Below you can see the provider's star rating and the number of his or her patients who have provided feedback.

4.9  

Provider discussed treatment options


4.9  

Provider showed concern


4.9  

Provider explained things clearly


4.9  

Provider included you in decisions


4.9  

Likelihood of recommending this provider



Comments

3/31/2022
Excellant
3/24/2022
Nothing but positive things to say about this visit and this provider!! Best in town!!
3/23/2022
Helpful information
3/19/2022
Very good
3/16/2022
Dr Whitehead is so good at listening, researching my disease, coming up w solutions. He always schedules my annual mammograms. Good thing too bc I forget to remind him.
3/15/2022
Great like family
3/13/2022
Excellent Dr
3/11/2022
Dr. Whitehead is a kind and caring person.
3/08/2022
Dr. Whitehead is always a good listener and thoroughly answers any questions I may have.
3/05/2022
Continue to be very pleased with Dr. Whitehead in every way.
3/04/2022
Dr Whitehead is a great caring doctor and I have sent lots of people to him and will keep doing so
3/01/2022
Dr. Whitehead always gives me the impression that he is as concerned with my health issues as he would be with a close family member.
2/10/2022
I really like Dr. Whitehead. He is very concerned about my situation and doesn't want to miss anything, especially since I have already had Breast cancer. Good doctor.
2/09/2022
I appreciate Dr Whitehead's bedside manner. I can talk to him about anything and I always feel that all my questions are answered.
2/06/2022
Dr Whitehead is the best!
2/04/2022
I am very happy with Dr. Whitehead and grateful to my daughter for recommending him
2/04/2022
Dr. Whitehead is a very good doctor but the office needs to be better run for efficiency in seeing patients. Seems like he does not give enough time between appointment.
2/03/2022
Excellent
2/02/2022
Do Not ever take my Dr away from me!
2/02/2022
Dr. Mitchell Whitehead is a great physician, informed, and caring! A true Asset For Baptist Healthcare!!

Location(s)

Baptist Medical Group Primary Care - Airport

 DEPARTMENT OF BAPTIST HOSPITAL

Baptist Medical Park - Airport
5100 North 12th Avenue
Suite: 201
Pensacola FL , 32504
Phone: 850.437.8485


Biography

Mitchell E. Whitehead, M.D., is a highly skilled family medicine physician who provides quality and convenient health care to the Pensacola community. Dr. Whitehead prides himself on his ability to listen to the needs of each patient while providing reliable, quality care to people of all ages. He has a special interest in HIV management including initiating treatment and maintaining therapy as well as HIV PReP and PeP. Dr. Whitehead is currently accepting new patients at Baptist Medical Group Primary Care - Airport located at  Baptist Medical Park – Airport.

Medical Degree
Florida State University College of Medicine
Tallahassee, FL

Residency
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare
Tallahassee, FL

Clinical Interests
Family care, adults and children
Acute and chronic illnesses
Diabetes
Hypertension
HIV

Certifications
American Academy of Family Practitioners
American Academy of HIV Medicine

Memberships
American Medical Association
Florida Medical Association
American Academy of Family Practitioners
Florida Academy of Family Physicians

Meet the Doctor

What about your line of work do you find most rewarding and why?
As a family medicine physician, it is most rewarding to develop a long-term partnership with my patients and care for them and their families over the years.

How would a patient describe you?
Good listener, patient, compassionate and efficient.

In your opinion, what's the most important factor in a doctor-patient relationship?
I believe that an open line of communication is key. It is vital that my patients feel that they can trust me and always know I will have their best interests at heart.

What can a patient expect when they have you as a doctor?
I will always strive to listen carefully, to never judge, be compassionate, and at times wear crazy socks.

Describe one of the top ways you ensure each patient receives the quality, personal health care he/she deserves.
I believe that medicine is not just a science but an art. Crafting an individualized approach for each one of my patients with a personalized plan for achieving wellness is just one of the many ways that my patients and I can achieve quality care.

Do you have any specific medical interests?
Due to my interest in HIV medicine, to my knowledge I was the only resident in the country to become an HIV specialist while still in residency training. With this extra training, I look at HIV like many other chronic diseases such as hypertension or diabetes. Instead of my patients seeking me for their hypertension and then another provider for their HIV, I am able to provide the full continuum of care for my patients.

What are the main/primary conditions you treat?
Common acute and chronic conditions seen in pediatrics, adults, and geriatrics as well as personalized screening and wellness visits.

What is the one thing about your specialty that most people don't realize?
We offer care for the whole family from pediatrics to geriatrics in a range of diseases from an ear infection in a toddler, diabetes in an adult, pneumonia in an elder, to a newly diagnosed teen with HIV.

What is the biggest MYTH or misconception about your specialty?
We are not just coughs and cold, but rather we treat our patients with complex acute and chronic conditions over their lifetime.

What aspect of your specialty is your favorite? Why?
Developing long-term relationships with my patients.

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