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Stewart Lee Whitney, M.D.

General Summary

Dr. Whitney completed his general surgery residency at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, NY, where physician Burrill B. Crohn, M.D., first described Crohn’s disease.  This experience, along with his fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic, provided Dr. Whitney with extensive knowledge in the surgical management of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and drew him to the field of colon and rectal surgery.


  • Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL
  • Residency in General Surgery
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
  • Medical Doctorate
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Accolades & Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Surgery Locations

  • Baylor University Medical Center part of Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

Other Information

Dr. Whitney is a seventh generation Texan, born and raised in Tyler, and is excited to provide colorectal care to patients in North Texas. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and family, watching football, grilling and exercising.


  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Warts
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Colon Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ostomy
  • Pelvic Floor Therapy
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Polyps of the Colon and Rectum
  • Pruritus Ani
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectocele
  • Ulcerative Colitis


  • Anal Fissurectomy
  • Anal Fistulectomy
  • Colectomy, Bowel Resection
  • Colostomy
  • Hemorrhoid, Rubber Band Ligation
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • High Resolution Anoscopy
  • Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis (J-Pouch)
  • Laparoscopic - Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Open Colorectal Surgery
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery - Intuitive da Vinci Robotic Surgery (Si and Xi platforms)
  • Robotic Rectal Resection
  • Screening, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Transanal Hemorrhoidal Dearterialization (THD)
  • Transanally Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)