Legacy Health Partners

Karli Whittam, MD

Primary Care

  • My Specialties:

    Family Medicine, Board-certified
  • My Areas of Focus:

    Family Practice
  • Gender:

    Female

PATIENT RATING: 5.0 OUT OF 5 ( 172 RATINGS & 74 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Family Wellness

About Me:

Dr. Karli Whittam is a transplant from Canada who came to the Family Wellness Center in 2005. She delivered babies for years before stopping her obstetric practice, but she continues to take pleasure in newborns and pediatric care as well as ongoing care for new patients. "I love the families," she says. "Everybody is different, everybody has something to offer. It's always challenging and never boring. I like to see the whole family," Dr. Whittam adds. "A person's health can be affected by their environment, and as their family doctor, I can get the whole picture." Karli's whole family golfs together, and she often plays with her daughter. She and her son like to spend time on the mountains: she skis, he snowboards.

Education:
Residency: Family Practice Residency C.C.F.P., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Medical School: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Bachelor of Science: Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia
Undergraduate: Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific, Victoria, British Columbia
Training: Bioidentical Hormones
Certification: National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners- DOT physicals
Year I Started Practice: 1992
Hospitals Served: Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center

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5.0 out of 5     172 Ratings     74 Comments

Jun 2, 2022
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Dr. Whittam is an excellent Doctor. She is easy to talk to. She is professional but also has a warm side to her. She is very knowledgeable, and I trust her completely.

May 25, 2022
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I am very pleased with Dr Whittam and her assistance in this medical facility

May 19, 2022
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Dr Whittam listened and considered all I had to say regarding my symptoms. She did an exam, ordered labs and initiated a referral to a specialist.

May 11, 2022
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We are sad she is retiring!

May 4, 2022
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DR. Whittam is the best, in my opinion. She has always been proactive in my care.

Apr 28, 2022
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Always friendly and professional

Apr 27, 2022
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I appreciate the immediate feedback on my blood tests as well as rx renewal and referral to mammogram. Dr. Whittam is very pleasant and cheerful.

Apr 20, 2022
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All good!

Mar 30, 2022
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In my opinion Dr. Whittam is awesome - she caring and compassionate - always attentive

Mar 30, 2022
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I absolutely LOVE Dr Whittam, I've never had a doctor that actually listend and helped and didn't make you feel judged until her. She actually wants to help you find solutions and you can tell she genuinely cares about you. I love her so much I always tell people about her and this clinic and my mom also became her patient and loves her as well and also thinks she's the best doctor she's ever had.

Mar 21, 2022
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The receptionist did not use a discretionary voice when asking if I'd like to put any additional money to my PAST DUE accounts [she said that loud]. I said, what past due accounts, I just checked last night?'. "Oh. Well, this one is only $3.60. I guess they don't send bills out for anything less than $15.00. And you have another one for over $2k but it's brand new, it looks like it's still processing." Great. Thanks for making me look like a bill skipper. Then it took her FIVE MINUTES to figure out how make change for $5.00 so I could pay the $3.60 invoice. I almost told her to keep the change but she tried to shame me for non-pmt.

Mar 21, 2022
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Really like this doctors office. Have been going here 20+ years.

Mar 16, 2022
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The woman who dreamy blood sample had a torn glove with her index finger exposed. This was poor infection control. I did not see it until she was drawing the blood and it was too late to comment.

Mar 14, 2022
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Great dialog!

Mar 9, 2022
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It took Dr. Whittam about 30 minutes to see me after the MA left. Had to wait about 15 minutes for someone to do a blood draw. Dr. Whittam took her time with me to make sure past and present health issues were addressed. She answered all my questions clearly so I could understand. I came away feeling that she took care of me as my primary doctor.

Feb 24, 2022
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Dr. Whittam is always kind and listens to what I have to say. She discusses my concerns and makes me feel at ease.

Feb 24, 2022
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That Dr. Whittam Explain some of the medications and what they help with.

Feb 23, 2022
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New patient visit was very thorough.discussed long term health goals and preventative measures

Feb 14, 2022
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I like Dr. Whittam. She always listens. She gives me credit for having a brain.

Feb 14, 2022
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Dr. Whittam is awesome.

Feb 14, 2022
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Dr whittam is the best!

Feb 10, 2022
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Dr. Whittam seemed unsure what dosage of medication to prescribe & deferred to my preference. I mistakenly selected too high a dosage. I guess I expected her to know which dose to prescribe.

Feb 7, 2022
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Dr. Whittam is a very knowledgeable and I always recommend her to anyone who is looking for a good doctor.

Feb 7, 2022
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Karli Whittam fit me in between patients because of a possible serious situation. She followed through with testing and follow up until the issue was resolved.

Feb 3, 2022
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Dr Whittam is an excellent listener. Very caring.

Jan 24, 2022
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Dr. Whittam is very friendly and listens to concerns and figures out the best way to help you. She is kind and considerate. And will ask if what she explained made sense.

Jan 19, 2022
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Great visit as always

Jan 13, 2022
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I appreciate Dr WHITTAM's friendly and attentive nature. She listens and talks me through all my questions. I love her and have recommended her to several friends!

Jan 10, 2022
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Karli is the best. If she wasn't at this clinic we would not be patients.

Jan 10, 2022
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Doctor is the best

Jan 10, 2022
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Clinic was clean, everyone very professional and I felt safe with clinic's Covid-19 protocols.

Jan 6, 2022
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I have been having an urgent medical issue going on for over a year, affecting all aspects of my life and lessening my quality of life and my lovely medical provider doesn't believe me?!?!?!

Jan 5, 2022
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Excellent service from doctor and assistant and front desk person

Jan 3, 2022
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Dr Whittam is a wonderful doctor. Highly recommend.

Dec 22, 2021
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I adore Dr. Karli. She is considerate thorough and competent. I love the staff at Legacy. Couldn't do it without them. They all are my heros

Dec 22, 2021
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Excellent staff, excellent MD, excellent care - highly recommended

Dec 22, 2021
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Dr. Whittam Is very thorough, professional, and caring. I don't hesitate to ask her anything about my health or issues I may be having.

Dec 15, 2021
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I always have a positive interaction with Dr. Whittam- she's responsive and has a great bedside manner.

Dec 15, 2021
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The office staff is always very friendly and polite. The medical staff always takes time to answer my questions.

Dec 13, 2021
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Dr. Whittam is a caring and compassionate provider!

Dec 8, 2021
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Always excellent!

Dec 6, 2021
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Dr Whittam is the best. Always caring and listens to my concerns and needs.

Dec 2, 2021
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She is amazing and so is the office staff. She spent so much time with me and never rushed me

Dec 2, 2021
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Excellent

Nov 22, 2021
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Karli is compassionate and listens to my concerns.

Nov 4, 2021
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Dr listened to comments and provided her suggestions in an easy way to understand which allow me to agree her treatment plan. Extremely pleased will her manners

Nov 3, 2021
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I have received excellent care from Dr. Whittam. She has been very supportive to me & my children in our healthcare. Most times we're seen within 15 minutes of our scheduled appointment, & sometimes between 15-25 minutes. But we understand that she is providing the best care to all of her patients & she NEVER rushes us & always listens respectfully, with genuine care & concern for our overall well-being & health. Thank you!

Oct 28, 2021
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Always feel like my provider truly cares about my questions and concerns.

Oct 25, 2021
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The appointment was timely. All of the staff were pleasant, respectful and responsive to my questions.

Oct 21, 2021
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I always feel comfortable seeing Dr Whittam she answers all my questions & I trust her advice

Sep 30, 2021
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Excellent

Sep 30, 2021
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I have seen Dr. Whittam for many years. She is always outstanding. I feel very lucky to have her - Providers before her felt much to be desired.

Sep 29, 2021
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I am always treated well at this office and my concerns are addressed in a knowledgeable and respectful way. Dr. Whittam always shows care and attention in monitoring my health and taking good care of me.

Sep 23, 2021
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I love Dr. Karli Whittam, and each and everyone that works in her office, they are all beautiful kind hearted people, and I thank you all so very much for making me feel so very special.

Sep 22, 2021
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Dr Whittam is phenomenal. One of the few medical professionals I have ever truly trusted

Sep 13, 2021
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I always feel comfortable and will see no one else.

Sep 9, 2021
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Excellent care, thoughtful professional, including staff, nurses assistant and physician.

Sep 9, 2021
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Nice experience

Sep 1, 2021
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She's great - listens, puts me at ease, is friendly & knowledgeable even though I moved out of Vancouver I still drive back so she can be my doctor.

Aug 30, 2021
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I always feel good when I have to go to this clinic. I'm treated well and I know my doctor (Karli Whittam) will take excellent care of me. I'm so happy to have them close by and always there for me.

Aug 19, 2021
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Karli listened to what my concerns were and set me up with a consult with another doctor to discuss a concern in my blood work.

Aug 18, 2021
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Dr Whittam is a great doctor that takes the time to listen. I am very happy with the level of care I get

Aug 16, 2021
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Dr. Whittam is always upbeat. I trust her.

Aug 11, 2021
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Dr. Whittam is the best - she is attentive and compassionate. She is extremely thorough

Aug 6, 2021
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It was very easy to talk to this provider, she made me feel comfortable with the procedure and everything went smoothly. [detail removed to protect privacy]. I highly recommend this provider.

Aug 5, 2021
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I never feel rushed and feel that Dr.Whittam takes her time to understand any issues we discuss. Great provider care!

Aug 4, 2021
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Dr. Whittam was friendly and interested about my condition. She's an excellent listener and makes sure she's heard my input accurately.

Jul 29, 2021
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Always a good experience.

Jul 28, 2021
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Dr. Whittam is tops. I always have good experiences when I see her.

Jul 28, 2021
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Very nice staff Dr Whittam is awesome very caring Person

Jul 22, 2021
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No complaints re this visit. Difficult to respond entirely on this visit since I have never seen this provider before, however she was very warm & congenital & would ask to see her again when my present provider retires.

Jul 13, 2021
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The staff is very friendly and welcomed you.It is also nice that they have a lab there. They're always are kind. Dr. Whittam go over your medical history to stay on top of taking care of you as a patient. By asking questions and concerns. Always trying to resolve any small or big issues that you might have. She great you with a hello and a goodbye and a smile

Jul 13, 2021
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This is one of the best clinics I've ever been to.

Jul 12, 2021
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Blood test was uncomfortable. Needle went in and then they had to search for the vein, would not want to repeat that again as it did hurt
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