Karli Whittam, MD

Primary Care
My Specialties: Family Medicine, Board-certified
My Areas of Focus: Family Practice
Languages:
Gender: Female
Legacy Health Partners

Patient Rating

5.0 out of 5    158 Ratings    72 Comments

Where I see patients

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(360) 487-4660

Legacy Medical Group-Family Wellness

1000 S.E. Tech Center Drive, #120
Vancouver, WA 98683-5548
360-487-4660
Education:
Residency: Family Practice Residency C.C.F.P., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Medical School: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Bachelor of Science: Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia
Undergraduate: Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific, Victoria, British Columbia
Training: Bioidentical Hormones
Certification: National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners- DOT physicals
Year I Started Practice: 1992
Hospitals Served: Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

Patient Rating

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5.0 out of 5     158 Ratings     72 Comments

May 6, 2020
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Dr. Whittam is always upbeat. She makes me feel like she has my best interests in mind. I appreciate her.

May 4, 2020
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I felt like she did not rush but spent all the time she needed to address the issue I brought up.

Apr 22, 2020
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I was pleased to see the direct patient care staff all wearing masks and gloves and using hand sanitizer between glove changes. Dr. Whittam gives her recommendations and then listens to my concerns, we discuss and she lets me make the final decision. I appreciate that.

Apr 16, 2020
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Although I've only seen Dr. karli Whittam twice it's as if I've been her patient for decades. She clearly looks up my records and knows my history well, she goes above and beyond by following up with previous concerns I had that I had totally forgotten about. I feel like I'm in great hands being a patient of hers.

Mar 16, 2020
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Dr. Whittam is a great listener and is personable.

Mar 12, 2020
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Dr. W is awesome. She knows my history, she gives advice that I can understand and she is a wealth of information. I completely trust her.

Mar 12, 2020
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Dr. Whittam has been my primary care physician for years. She is a wonderful, understanding and educated advocate for the health of myself and husband. I could not possibly recommend her enough. She's the best.

Mar 11, 2020
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Dr. Whittam, is a good doctor as she cares about my health.

Mar 5, 2020
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Dr. Whittam is the very best. she is not only professional she is caring.

Mar 2, 2020
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This was an annual Medicare Wellness office visit. The allotted time for the appt. was 30 minutes. In view of the other issues addressed, it would have been better to have at least another 10-15 min. to discuss & review before the end of the appt.

Feb 26, 2020
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Dr. Karli does listen and treats the whole person. I would like to see her as full time not part time. Harder to get appts. she happened to be in and have an appt this time.

Feb 24, 2020
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Miss the coffee stand. I have a long drive to work and would like to have or buy coffee for the road,

Feb 24, 2020
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I am confident that Dr. Karli Whittam has my back regarding health issues. I want her to know that I believe in her and I tell her so in those words. She is so very, very pleasant and gentle. Also she is open to humor and we always have a laugh or two, each & every visit. She has a easy going & kind way about her. I'm fortunate to have her as my physician.

Feb 13, 2020
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This was my first visit to this provider. Everyone I spoke with was pleasant and provided me with appropriate information to all the questions I asked. I was very pleased with the whole process.

Feb 12, 2020
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Karli Whittam is the best doctor I have ever had. She listen to me. She is kind & gentle. I just love her.

Feb 12, 2020
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Think Dr Whittam is an awesome doctor. Have been with her for over 20 years and she is very caring and knowledgeable. Would highly recommend Dr. Whittam.

Feb 12, 2020
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I have actually recommended Dr. Whittam to a friend before. I never feel rushed, my questions or concerns are addressed appropriately, and I feel confident in the information I receive.

Feb 6, 2020
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I am very pleased with MY DOCTOR.

Feb 5, 2020
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I feel very comfortable to go into the clinic. And coming out with good care.

Feb 5, 2020
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All the staff was friendly & polite.. Dr. Whittam - pleasant, took her time & thorough. Poor - an order for a mammogram & Dexa scan was supposed to be faxed & wasn't done until I called a week later, waiting to hear from the imaging center.

Jan 27, 2020
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I think Dr. Whittam is an excellent and compassionate physician - she is the best.

Jan 23, 2020
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I made the appointment to have specific blood tests done that were not communicated to the doctor, therefore, they were not done.

Jan 23, 2020
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All positive

Jan 20, 2020
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She took time to explain about my health and made referrals to specialist as needed.

Jan 15, 2020
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Best provider..!!!

Jan 7, 2020
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Dr. Whittam is an excellent doctor. She listens to me and accepts suggestions from me. She is open to try new things regarding my health care. I am extremely pleased with her and I have recommended her to friends.

Jan 6, 2020
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Very comfortable - confident with this provider.

Jan 6, 2020
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Test result follow up occurred through medical portal. Dr. Whittam was attending and listened. She is kind, caring and professional.

Dec 19, 2019
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I already have referred Karli and my daughter now goes to her as well. She is professional, easy to talk to, explains things in detail, and has excellent follow up.

Dec 16, 2019
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this clinic has definitely had some growing pains and since it came to Legacy but things are starting to run smoothly. I would encourage some additional training for MAs on interpersonal communication with patients but things are definitely looking up.

Dec 16, 2019
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Dr. Whittam is professional, caring, experienced and knowledgeable. She is very approachable with ANY health care questions. I feel very confident that my health care is in good hands. All medical assistants were friendly, professional, and efficient that I came in contact with during my wellness appointment.

Dec 16, 2019
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Dr. Karli Whittam was kind enough to see me as a patient after my work schedule changed [information removed to protect privacy]. She spent a substantial amount of time going over my health history in detail. She never made me feel rushed and she was very nice

Dec 12, 2019
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Dr. Whittam took over as my doctor passed a year ago. She has been excellent to work with. Excellent doctor and very likeable person.

Dec 12, 2019
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Dr. Whittam is wonderful!

Dec 9, 2019
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Dr. Whittam listened, checked my history, suggested something and, luckily, it worked!!

Dec 5, 2019
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I love Dr. Whittam. she is a very hands on doctor and she actually cares about me as her patient. she's been my dr. for 8 years and I plan on staying with until she retires.

Dec 2, 2019
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I think Dr. Whittam is very thorough explaining answers to my questions and seems very interested in my health.

Nov 20, 2019
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I had additional medical complaints that had arisen, other than the reason I made the appointment. The doctor very kindly, took the time to address each one.

Nov 18, 2019
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Business as usual for my visit, very professional.

Nov 18, 2019
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Clinic does not have blood pressure cuffs that fit my large arm.

Nov 7, 2019
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Dr Whittam is excellent. I have recommended her to friends who are very impressed with her service.

Nov 7, 2019
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Karli is an excellent doctor, very easy to talk to and helpful.

Oct 30, 2019
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good visit. I feel very confident in my doctor.

Oct 23, 2019
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Great bedside manner. Smart. Caring. I feel comfortable telling Dr. W everything and seeking her help. I had some questions that I sent thru the portal and she is always very prompt with responses! Also - the guy in the lab who took my blood is excellent!

Oct 10, 2019
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Dr. Whittam is knowlegable, well informed, interested in my health and concerns, and takes the time to understand and advise.

Oct 2, 2019
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Dr. Whittam was very friendly, professional and thorough. I will definitely return to see her.

Oct 2, 2019
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Overall, it was an informative & pleasant experience.

Sep 30, 2019
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Dr. Whittam is always AWESOME!!!

Sep 30, 2019
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Karli is the best and most professional dr that I have ever had.

Sep 23, 2019
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All good. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

Sep 23, 2019
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That was my first visit with Dr. Whittam and I absolutely loved it! This Doctor is looking straight into your face, smiling, asking how I'm going and what's going for my visit today...She's a great listener and very understanding of what my concern is and what I have done so far. And, she recommended me to the same physical therapy as I already have made an appointment for myself. Hands down I have found my Doctor! Thank you, Dr. Whittam for seeing me!

Sep 16, 2019
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I arrived more than 10 minutes early as asked and was not taken back until 25mins AFTER my scheduled appointment time. I love my Dr. but the wait time was ridiculous.

Sep 5, 2019
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I found the exam room to be very small and very warm. Perhaps a fan could be installed to make the room more comfortable for patients.

Sep 5, 2019
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I didn't like that I waited so long in the lobby. I checked in on time and others who were checking in after me were being called back before me. I waited nearly 40 minutes in the lobby before being called back.

Aug 26, 2019
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I am so pleased with my provider Karli Whittam. she listens deeply, is compassionate and caring and very approachable. I am very happy with my relationship and experiences with karli.

Aug 14, 2019
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I have been seeing Karli Whittam for more than 10 years. She is Always pleasant, understanding, and exactly what I would hope for in a doctor. She makes me feel special and important.

Aug 8, 2019
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Very satisfied

Aug 7, 2019
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would like to see my blood lab results quicker. they need to make sooner appointments when it's an emergency and turn away a patient.

Aug 7, 2019
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Dr. Whittam is attentive, patient, personable, and competent. I feel that she listens to me and is thoughtful with her answers and explains things very well. I feel confident I am being well cared for.

Aug 1, 2019
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Always a good experience. Dr Whittam is a good listener and respects me and my health imputes.

Jul 29, 2019
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She always takes the time to address any issue I bring up and offer solutions.

Jul 29, 2019
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Dr Whittam has been Doctor for 8 years. I have always received excellent care and service by everyone. I've never had to wait always on time. everyone smiles and is nice. Family Wellness is great start to finish. Dr. Whittam is second to none. Her care, attitude, and the care I receive from her is top notch. I'm blessed to have such a great Doc.

Jul 19, 2019
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Dr. Whittam had to take over as my primary physician after Dr. Dyehouse passed last December. I have met with her just twice since December. She is also my wife's primary physician and in that my wife spoke so highly of Dr. Whittam and after our get to know you gathering, I chose Dr. Whittam to be my primary physician. My experience with Dr. Whittam thus far have found her bright, witty and extremely knowledgeable. I couldn't be more pleased with my new primary physician!

Jul 17, 2019
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I greatly appreciate Dr. Whittam's concern and thoroughness. I always feel comfortable speaking with her about personal issues.

Jul 17, 2019
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I was disappointed to find out that all my medical history, test history and records didn't come over to Legacy's system when Legacy bought Family Wellness. I don't think all the information should have been lost.

Jul 10, 2019
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I love Dr. Whittam...wouldn't go anywhere else.

Jul 10, 2019
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I love Dr. Whittam.

Jul 10, 2019
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Dr Whittam is the most "real" Dr. I have ever had. She listens, provides information in an understandable way, and never talks down to me. Explains all the options.

Jun 17, 2019
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the dr. was positive & attentive to my needs

Jun 17, 2019
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Dr. Whittam is thorough and a compassionate physician

Jun 13, 2019
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I am very Happy with my doctor and her staff.

May 30, 2019
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Dr. Whittam was very thorough and asked a lot of questions pertaining to my health. she was very amenable to help me in any way she could.
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