Dr. James F Whelan M.D.
Surgeon1250 E Marshall St Dept Of Surgery Richmond VA, 23298
Dr. James Whelan is a general surgeon practicing in Richmond, VA. Dr. Whelan specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Whelan provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS- Surgical Critical Care
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