Nathaniel L. Whitney

Languages: English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
I follow a patient-centered approach to surgery. My goal is to help patients through diagnosis, treatment and recovery, using surgery as a tool to help patients achieve their goal of the best possible outcome.
Professional Associations
American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Personal Interests
I enjoy spending time with my family and sharing the great outdoors.
Clinical Interests
  • abnormal vertebrae
  • abscess central nervous system
  • aneurysm
  • arachnoid cyst
  • arteriovenous fistula
  • arteriovenous malformation
  • astrocytoma tumors
  • awake craniotomy
  • back fracture
  • back surgery
  • benign neoplasm of brain
  • berry aneurysm
  • biopsy of brain
  • biopsy of skull
  • bone tumor
  • brain laceration
  • brain neoplasms
  • brain surgery
  • bulging disc
  • burr hole
  • cauda equina syndrome
  • cavernous hemangioma
  • cerebellar tumor
  • cerebral aneurysm
  • cerebral cyst
  • cerebral decompression
  • cerebral edema
  • cerebral hemorrhage
  • cerebral hernia
  • cerebrospinal fluid leak
  • cervical arthritis
  • cervical laminoplasty
  • cervical radiculopathy
  • cervical spinal fusion
  • cervical spinal stenosis
  • chiari decompression
  • chordoma
  • choroid plexus tumor
  • cingulotomy
  • clipping of brain aneurysm
  • clivus chondroma
  • colloid cyst
  • compression fracture
  • cordotomy
  • corpus callosotomy
  • cranial nerve diseases
  • cranial nerve disorders
  • cranial nerve injuries
  • cranial nerve palsy
  • cranial nerve repair
  • cranial puncture
  • craniectomy
  • craniotomy
  • csf shunt removal
  • decompression laminectomy
  • degenerative spine conditions
  • diplomyelia
  • disc surgery
  • diskectomy
  • dorsal column stimulator
  • endoscopic neurosurgery
  • endovascular coiling of aneurysm
  • ependymoma
  • epidural hematoma
  • epidural hemorrhage
  • epilepsy surgery
  • extradural abscess
  • facial pain
  • facial spasm
  • ganglioganglioma
  • ganglioma
  • ganglioneuroblastoma
  • ganglioneurocytoma
  • germ cell tumor
  • glioma
  • gliomatosis cerebri
  • gliosarcoma
  • glossopharyngeal neuralgia
  • head reconstruction
  • hemangiopericytoma
  • hemispherectomy
  • herniated disc
  • herniation syndrome
  • hydrocephalus
  • injury of optic chiasm
  • intracranial abscess
  • intracranial artery stenosis
  • intracranial hemangioma
  • intracranial hemorrhages
  • intracranial mass
  • intraspinal abscess
  • intraventricular endoscopy
  • janetta procedure
  • kyphosis
  • laminectomy
  • laminoplasty
  • lobectomy of brain
  • low back surgery
  • lumbar drain
  • lumbar spine fusion
  • lumboperitoneal shunt placement
  • lumbosacral radiculopathy
  • malignant brain neoplasm
  • malignant neoplasm cerebellum
  • malignant neoplasm of brain stem
  • malignant neoplasm of frontal lobe
  • malignant neoplasm spinal cord
  • meningioma
  • metastatic brain cancer
  • minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • moyamoya
  • myelopathy
  • myelopathy surgery
  • neck fracture
  • needle biopsy of brain
  • needle biopsy of cerebral meninges
  • neoplasm of brain stem
  • neuroablation
  • neuroendoscopy
  • neurogenic claudication
  • neuronal glial tumors
  • nonruptured cerebral aneurysm
  • oligodendroglioma
  • open biopsy of brain
  • optic nerve sheath meningioma
  • osteomyelitis
  • petrous apex tumor
  • pilocytic astrocytoma
  • pineal tumor
  • pineoblastoma
  • post-laminectomy kyphosis
  • post-laminectomy syndrome
  • radiculopathy
  • repair of brain
  • resection of cerebral arteriovenous malformation
  • ruptured brain aneurysm
  • ruptured intervertebral disc
  • sacroiliitis
  • scheurmanns disease
  • scoliosis
  • shevel procedure
  • skull base approach
  • skull base tumor
  • skull fracture
  • spinal abscess
  • spinal cord anomaly
  • spinal cord compression
  • spinal cord diseases
  • spinal cord injury
  • spinal cord stimulator
  • spinal dural graft
  • spinal fracture
  • spinal fusion
  • spinal instrumentation
  • spinal meningioma
  • spinal schwannoma
  • spinal stenosis
  • spinal tumor
  • spine deformity correction surgery
  • spine fracture
  • spine injuries
  • spondylectomy
  • spondylolisthesis
  • spondylosis
  • spondylosis with myelopathy
  • spondylosyndesis
  • spongioblastoma
  • stereotactic brain biopsy
  • subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • subdural hematoma
  • subdural hemorrhage
  • surgical treatment of myelopathy
  • syringobulbia
  • syringomyelia
  • temporal tumor
  • tethered spinal cord
  • topectomy
  • transpetrosal approaches
  • trigeminal nerve disease
  • vascular malformations of the brain
  • vascular malformations of the spine
  • ventriculocisternostomy
  • ventriculostomy
  • vertebral epiphysitis
  • vertebral fracture
  • von hippel-lindau disease
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

 

4.7 out of 5 (59 Ratings, 18 Comments)


100

09/19/2017
[...] Dr Whitney is a very good and understanding man and it's awesome that we are of the same age. He had done excellent job
100

09/01/2017
Excellent.
100

08/23/2017
Dr. Whitney & staff are top notch professionals.
100

07/29/2017
Very comforting and won my confidence w/in a very short time.
90

07/09/2017
Only time; relocated and needed to change provider.
100

06/15/2017
We really love Dr. Whitney an the staff at Inland Neurosurgery and Spine. They are working for my best interest and health along with all the other doctors on my case. Thank you for making g me feel so confdent.
30

06/10/2017
Didn't appear interested in CAUSE of problem, just wanted to do/schedule surgery.
100

05/24/2017
Dr.Whitney did a great back surgery on me. I am very happy . And during recovery his assistant helped me with a problem I was having. I would tell all my friends to go to him.
100

05/03/2017
Very pleasant experience with Dr. Whitney.
100

04/26/2017
great care at all providence care facilities
100

02/05/2017
This was an amazingly positive experience. This doctor takes the time to listen and then respond. Excellent care, and communication you can understand.
90

01/25/2017
My experience with this provider was excellent. All questions were answered and I was very comfortable with the provider. They spent as much time as needed with me and were never hurried me.
100

01/17/2017
I really appreciate doctor Whitney was very nice.not to not shave my head
100

12/12/2016
It takes too long for an appointment and it's frustrating.
100

11/11/2016
They were prompt in taking me as a new patient and make me feel welcome.
80

10/12/2016
I requested the provider give his opinion to the POSSIBLE cause of my condition which MAY have started from a fall in [...] but he did not document his opinion.
90

09/28/2016
The care provider was very pleasant and I felt very at ease with him.
70

09/28/2016
my care was really good i was greatful for the good care i got.
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Inland Neurosurgery and Spine Associates
105 West 8th Avenue Suite 200
Spokane, WA 99204
509-624-1087
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center