Teresa Whitley, MD

Teresa Whitley, MD

Internal Medicine, Primary Care
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I feel that caring for patients is a partnership. The patient is in charge of their life and wellbeing and I am here to work with them and give them the best advice to manage their health. I want to help the patient to take control of their health needs.

As an internal medicine doctor, I see adult patients age 18 and up, and I help them to manage chronic conditions so that they don't end up in the hospital. These conditions might include diabetes, thyroid conditions, heart and lung disorders and high blood pressure. I chose to become a doctor and to focus on internal medicine, because I looked at it as a career field where I could really see the reason for doing what I do. I had doctors in my family who were great role models for that focus.

Based on feedback from my patients, I believe I am a good listener. They tell me that they feel I am a calming person who makes them feel better. Sometimes just being able to talk to your doctor can be a relief. I am a knowledgeable physician and try to keep up on all the latest innovations but if there is something I don't know, I am not afraid to consult with my colleagues or do the research.

What I like best about my field of medicine is that I get to see my patients over a long period of time and we are able to develop relationships. Typically when I first meet a patient, I want to spend time getting to know them. We go over their medical background, of course, but I want to get a sense of what they are dealing with and what their health needs are. I feel happiest in my work when I see somebody with a difficult problem and health issue and they leave saying they feel reassured.

When I am not working, I stay healthy by walking my dog every day and going to the gym to do yoga, which is very calming. I like reading and I am usually busy because I have three children.

Locations:

421 Nut Tree Road
Vacaville, California
Education:

Medical Degree, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England Residency in Primary Care, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA
Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Languages Spoken:

  • English

Videos ft. Dr. Whitley

Accepted Health Plans

Below is a list of plans accepted by this doctor and all NorthBay doctors unless designated as an independent community doctor.

While we strive to keep this list up to date, it's always a good idea to check with your health plan to determine the specific details of your coverage, and to contact the doctor's office to verify acceptance of your particular plan.

Dr. Teresa Whitley Patient Reviews
Internist Profile

I feel that caring for patients is a partnership. The patient is in charge of their life and wellbeing and I am here to work with them and give them the best advice to manage their health. I want to help the patient to take control of their health needs.

As an internal medicine doctor, I see adult patients age 18 and up, and I help them to manage chronic conditions so that they don't end up in the hospital. These conditions might include diabetes, thyroid conditions, heart and lung disorders and high blood pressure. I chose to become a doctor and to focus on internal medicine, because I looked at it as a career field where I could really see the reason for doing what I do. I had doctors in my family who were great role models for that focus.

Based on feedback from my patients, I believe I am a good listener. They tell me that they feel I am a calming person who makes them feel better. Sometimes just being able to talk to your doctor can be a relief. I am a knowledgeable physician and try to keep up on all the latest innovations but if there is something I don't know, I am not afraid to consult with my colleagues or do the research.

What I like best about my field of medicine is that I get to see my patients over a long period of time and we are able to develop relationships. Typically when I first meet a patient, I want to spend time getting to know them. We go over their medical background, of course, but I want to get a sense of what they are dealing with and what their health needs are. I feel happiest in my work when I see somebody with a difficult problem and health issue and they leave saying they feel reassured.

When I am not working, I stay healthy by walking my dog every day and going to the gym to do yoga, which is very calming. I like reading and I am usually busy because I have three children.

Locations:

421 Nut Tree Road
Vacaville, California
Education:

Medical Degree, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England Residency in Primary Care, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA
Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Languages Spoken:

  • English

Videos ft. Dr. Whitley

Accepted Health Plans

Below is a list of plans accepted by this doctor and all NorthBay doctors unless designated as an independent community doctor.

While we strive to keep this list up to date, it's always a good idea to check with your health plan to determine the specific details of your coverage, and to contact the doctor's office to verify acceptance of your particular plan.

Dr. Teresa Whitley Patient Reviews