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Westmoreland Pain Management Center
Dr. Thomas L. Whitten~
established his Private Practice at WPMC
Dr. Thomas L. Whitten

Dr. Thomas L. Whitten established the Westmoreland Pain Management Center (WPMC) in 2004. Prior to his private practice at WPMC, his medical experience includes:

Experience

  • Medical Director in the Pain Management Clinic, Monsour Medical Center (Jeanette, PA), 2000 – 2004
  • Attending Physician, Frick Hospital and Community Health Center (Mt. Pleasant, PA), 1995 – 2004
  • Director and Chairman, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Monsour Medical Center, 1990 – 1995
  • Medical Director, FIRST STEP Drug & Alcohol Detox and Rehabilitation Program, Monsour Medical Center
  • Attending Physician, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Monsour Medical Center, 1988 – 1995
  • Visiting Intern in High-Risk Obstetrics, Los Angeles Women’s Hospital, Los Angeles Count-University of Southern California Medical Center, 1987
  • Postgraduate work includes a residency in Family Practice at Monsour Medical Center, 1986 – 1989; Burroughs-Wellcome Resident Scholar, 1987; Acting Chief Resident, 1988 – 1989

Education:

  • M.D., Universidad Technologica de Santiago (Utesa), Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic, Clinical Studies (all clinical rotations completed at San Gorgonio Pass Memorial Hospital in a program approved by the California Board of Medical Quality Assurance, 1983 - 1984)
  • Pre-Clinical Studies, Universidad Cifas, Escuela de Medicina, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1981 – 1982
  • Pre-Medicine (non-matriculated), University of California-Davis, 1980 – 1981
  • B.A., University of California-Riverside, B.A., Sociology and Religious Studies

Hospital Appointments & Committee Memberships:

Monsour Medical Center

  • Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, 11/90 – 2/95
  • Chairman, Department of Pharmacy & Therapeutics, 1/92 – 9/03
  • Medical Executive Committee, 11/90 – 7/97, 7/20 – 9/03
  • Medical Staff Treasurer, 7/93 – 6/97, 7/02 – 9/03

Frick Hospital

  • Infection Control Committee, 7/96 – 6/00
  • Utilization Review Committee, 7/00 – 6/03
  • Library Committee, 7/03 – 4/04

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Pennsylvania Medical License
  • Board of Certification in Emergency Medicine 1999-2010
  • American Board of Family Practice
  • American Board of Forensic Examiners
  • American Board of Forensic Medicine
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (Instructor, Retired)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Instructor, Retired)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support  (Instructor, Retired)
  • Advanced Pediatric Life Support: Johns-Hopkins, 1991; Allegheny General, 1994
  • Association of Emergency Physicians, Inactive
  • American College of Emergency Physicians, Inactive
  • American Association of Physician Specialists, Inactive
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine, Inactive
  • Life Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners
  • Pittsburgh Pain Society

Business Associations & Affiliations

  • Consultant, Cephalon, Inc. (Actiq and Fentora Advisory Panel, Speakers Bureau)
  • Consultant, Purdue Pharma LP (Speakers Bureau)
  • Principal Investigator, KRONUS-MSP TRIAL, Faulding Laboratories
  • President & Medical Director, Physicians Specialty Services
  • Pittsburgh Pain Society
  • Consultant, Ligand (Speakers Bureau)
  • Consultant, Neurogesx (Speakers Bureau)
  • Consultant, King Pharmaceuticals (Speakers Bureau)
  • Consultant, Endo Labs (Speakers Bureau)
  • Consultant, Covidien (Speakers Bureau)