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Richard I. Whyte, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Richard Whyte is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts. He got his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and did his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. From University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, Dr. Whyte earned his fellowship and has been in practice for over 20 years. Dr. Richard Whyte is certified in both surgery and thoracic and cardiac surgery and is currently affiliated with Stanford Health Care and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

  • Education & Training


    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

    Medical School


    Massachusetts General Hospital



    University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Stanford Health Care

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (650) 723-4000

    Stanford University, 401 Quarry Road

    Stanford, California 94305

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    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (617) 667-7000

    330 Brookline Ave

    Boston, Massachusetts 02215

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Richard I. Whyte has contributed to 3 publications.

    The Accuracy of CT to Predict Completeness of Pulmonary Fissures: A Prospective Study.

    Kent, M. S.,Ridge, C.,O'Dell, D.,Lo, P.,Whyte, R.,Gangadharan, S.; Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Mar 10

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    Evaluation of rigid bronchoscopy-guided percutaneous dilational tracheostomy. A pilot study

    Majid, A.,Cheng, G. Z.,Kent, M. S.,Gangadharan, S. P.,Whyte, R.,Folch, E.; Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Jun 18

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    What is the prevalence of a "nontherapeutic" thymectomy?

    Kent, M. S.,Wang, T.,Gangadharan, S. P.,Whyte, R. I.; Ann. Thorac. Surg.. 2013 Oct 22.

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    American Association for Thoracic Surgery

    CTS Net

    European Society of Thoracic Surgeons

    General Thoracic Surgical Club

    International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Society of Thoracic Surgeons

    Western Thoracic Surgical Association