BenjaminM Whittam, MD, MS, FAAP,FACS

Benjamin M  Whittam, MD, MS, FAAP,FACS

Pediatric Urology

4.8 out of 5 stars  | View details from 249 ratings
Riley Physicians

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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

IU Health Physicians Pediatric Urology
11725 N. Illinois St., Ste 450
Carmel, IN 46032

IU Health Physicians Riley Pediatric Urology
705 Riley Hospital Dr., Ste 4230
Indianapolis, IN 46202

IU Health Physicians Riley Pediatric Urology
415 E. Cook Rd., Ste 300
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

IU Health Physicians Pediatric Urology
8402 Harcourt Rd., Ste 320
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Specialties: Pediatric Urology

Conditions & Treatments: Robotic Surgery Medical/Surgical Management of Pediatric Urinary Incontinence Renal Stone Disease Congenital Urologic & Genital Abnormalities

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:

Hospital Privileges

  • IU Health Methodist/IU Health University
  • IU Health North
  • IU Health West

Physician Group

  • IU Health Physicians
  • Riley Physicians

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Benjamin  M  Whittam, MD, MS, FAAP,FACS

Pediatric Urology

4.8 out of 5 stars  | View details from 249 ratings
Riley Physicians


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

IU Health Physicians Pediatric Urology
11725 N. Illinois St., Ste 450
Carmel, IN 46032

IU Health Physicians Riley Pediatric Urology
705 Riley Hospital Dr., Ste 4230
Indianapolis, IN 46202

IU Health Physicians Riley Pediatric Urology
415 E. Cook Rd., Ste 300
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

IU Health Physicians Pediatric Urology
8402 Harcourt Rd., Ste 320
Indianapolis, IN 46260

Specialties: Pediatric Urology

Conditions & Treatments: Robotic Surgery Medical/Surgical Management of Pediatric Urinary Incontinence Renal Stone Disease Congenital Urologic & Genital Abnormalities

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:

Hospital Privileges

  • IU Health Methodist/IU Health University
  • IU Health North
  • IU Health West

Physician Group

  • IU Health Physicians
  • Riley Physicians

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Offers Virtual Visits
Accepting New Patients