Mass. Eye and Ear Welcomes Dr. Gregory T. Whitman

February 24, 2011

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Boston – (Feb. 24, 2011) – The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary welcomes otoneurologist Gregory T. Whitman, M.D., a balance specialist, to its Balance and Vestibular Center at Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Whitman is a resident of Quincy, Mass.

Dr. Whitman has more than 12 years of experience in the diagnosis of dizziness, and gait and balance disorders.

Dr. Whitman attended medical school at the University of Connecticut, completed his residency at Boston City Hospital and Tufts, in addition to completing a two-year fellowship in otoneurology at UCLA. He is board certified in neurology.

In addition to his subspecialty training and experience in otoneurology, Dr. Whitman has experience in geriatric neurology and has worked as a general neurologist. His combined medical experience in general and geriatric neurology, and otoneurology, is helpful to diagnosing the causes of dizziness in individual patients.

For five years, Dr. Whitman served on the full-time faculty of the University of California at Irvine, where he directed the education programs in the Department of Neurology.

Mass. Eye and Ear’s Balance and Vestibular Center at Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital uses both clinical expertise and the most advanced computerized technology to provide complete evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for dizziness and balance disorders. The Balance and Vestibular Cente r is located at the Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital at 250 Pond Street, Braintree, MA 02184.

Founded in 1824, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary is an independent specialty hospital providing patient care for disorders of the eye, ear, nose, throat, head and neck. Mass. Eye and Ear is an international leader in Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology research and a teaching partner of Harvard Medical School. Massachusetts Eye and Ear is ranked in the top five for ophthalmology and otolaryngology by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, call 617-523-7900 or visit