Marquis Top Doctors

Whitney E. West, MD

Title: Physician
Company: Helen Keller Hospital
Location: Madison, Alabama, United States

Whitney E. West, MD, physician at the Helen Keller Hospital, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in obstetrics and gynecology.

With 26 years of experience to her credit, Dr. West has excelled as a physician at the Helen Keller Hospital of Sheffield, Alabama since 2023. She began her career as a consultant physician at the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University’s Student Health Center from 2004 to 2012. She established herself as president, physician, and owner of Essential Health, PC. from 2004 to 2013. She worked as a physician at Premier OBGYN LLC from 2013 to 2014, the South Huntsville OBGYN from 2014 to 2018, and at Huntsville Hospital from 2018 to 2022.

Before embarking on her professional path, Dr. West pursued an education at Howard University where she earned a Bachelor of Science. She continued her academic efforts at Meharry Medical College, graduating with a Medical Doctorate in 1997. She completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania Health System in 2001. 

In addition to her primary vocation, Dr. West remains affiliated with various organizations in relation to her areas of expertise. She was a fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Academy of Integrative Health in Medicine, and was a member of the National Medical Association and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, and contributed to the Patricia Haley Charity. She attributes her success to her unwavering focus on providing excellent patient care, which stems from her genuine desire to help others as a physician. In the immediate future, she intends to complete her integrative health fellowship and launch her fourth private practice by 2024.

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