Chester B. Whitley, MD, PhD

Chester B. Whitley, PhD, MD

Genetics and Metabolism Physician, Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • Fairview
  • University of Minnesota Physicians

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center

Care Philosophy

Accomplished first clinical trial of gene therapy for State of Minnesota; first clinical laboratory in North America to offer 'mutation analysis' by DNA sequencing methodology.

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Genetics
  • Genetics

Recognition and Leadership


  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2016, 2017)
  • Best Doctors in America (2007-2010)

Academic Information


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