A Eufaula native, Dr. Whitehurst was raised in Dothan and began his medical practice here in 2002.
He received his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He completed his Residency and Internship in General Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center.
Dr. Whitehurst is Board Certified in General Surgery by The American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons (Fellow) and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.
Dr. Whitehurst serves as the Trauma Medical Director at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. His specialty training and vast practice experience ensures his patients receive safe, innovative and state-of-the-art treatment in all areas of general surgery.
Dr. Whitehurst is involved in the multidisciplinary treatment of breast cancer including breast conservation, mastectomy and reconstructive options. He is deeply experienced in robotic assisted colon surgery and hernia surgery.
When not working Dr. Whitehurst enjoys spending time with his family and playing tennis.