Benjamin M. Whittam, MD, MS, FACS,FAAP - Pediatric Urology

Benjamin M. Whittam, MD, MS, FACS,FAAP

Pediatric Urology

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Dr. Benjamin Whittam is a board-certified pediatric urologist specializing in reconstructive surgery to correct congenital abnormalities. He utilizes minimally invasive surgical techniques to provide excellent outcomes with less pain, smaller scars and shorter hospital stays. In addition, he uses the latest surgical technologies to provide a new and more cost-efficient option for patients. He is also an Associate Professor of Urology at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Dr. Whittam earned his medical degree at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College and completed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was chief resident in his final year. He completed his fellowship at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health. Dr. Whittam also holds a Master of Science in clinical research from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute. At Riley at IU Health, he has built a robotic surgical program and a multidisciplinary refractory voiding dysfunction office.

Dr. Whittam is known for his minimally invasive and robotic approaches to surgical management of congenital urinary tract abnormalities, particularly vesicoureteral reflux and ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction.

He also specializes in the management of common pediatric urology conditions:

  • Phimosis
  • Penile abnormalities (buried penis, penile curvature, hypospadias)
  • Undescended testicles
  • Hydroceles
  • Voiding dysfunction
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11725 N Illinois St

Suite 565

Carmel, IN, 46032

Get Directions 317.944.8896
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575 Riley Hospital Dr

Urology MSA 1

Indianapolis, IN, 46202

Get Directions 317.944.8896
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415 E Cook Rd

Suite 300

Fort Wayne, IN, 46825

Get Directions 317.944.8896
Specialties
  • Pediatric Urology
Education
  • School of Medicine: Dartmouth Medical School
  • Internship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Hospitals & Affiliations
  • IU Health North Hospital
  • IU Health Physicians
  • Riley Physicians
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Anthem Hoosier Care Connect
  • Anthem Hoosier Healthwise
  • Anthem Medicare Advantage
  • Anthem Medicare HMO
  • Anthem Medicare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway Essentials Network
  • Care Source Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Care Source Hoosier Healthwise
  • Community Health Network - Employee Plan
  • ProHealth/Community Health System
  • CorVel/Corecare - Workers Compensation
  • Encore Workers Compensation
  • Health Alliance Medicare Advantage
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Indiana Health Network - Workers Compensation
  • Indiana University Health - Workers Compensation
  • IU Health Plans Medicare Advantage
  • Managed Health Services Healthy Indiana Plan
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Care Connect
  • Managed Health Services Hoosier Healthwise
  • Managed Health Services Medicare Advantage
  • MDWise Excel Healthy Indiana Plan
  • MDWise Excel Hoosier Healthwise
  • Parkview Health Plan Signature Care PPO
  • Point Comfort - Refugee Medical Assistance Program
  • Point Comfort - Unaccompanied Children Program
  • The Healthcare Group Encircle
  • The Healthcare Group Encore
  • TriCare Select
  • United DSNP
  • United HMO
  • United HealthCare
  • United HealthCare Hoosier Care Connect
  • United Medicare Advantage
  • United PPO
  • VA - CCN via United Healthcare

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