Scott Whetsell, MD

Dr. Scott Jefferson Whetsell is a dual board-certified primary care and addiction specialist. Currently, he practices in Washington, DC, and sees patients for various concerns, such as primary care, substance use disorders, and holistic medicine. Part of the integrative medicine that Dr. Whetsell specializes in is in the area of hormone replacement therapy. Dr. Whetsell offers in-person and online video consultations.

Dr. Whetsell earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College and completed his residency at the University of Maryland. He also received a Healthcare-focused MBA from The George Washington University. He is also a member of the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

Dr. Whetsell is committed to the well-being of all his patients and believes in customizing treatment plans to meet their needs and lifestyles.


Healthcare Master of Business Administration
The George Washington University, Washington DC
General Pediatrics Residency
University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Doctor of Medicine
Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
Bachelor of Science in Biology
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC


Addiction Medicine, The American Board of Preventative Medicine Board Certified
Pediatrics, The American Board of Pediatrics Board Certified
District of Columbia Medical/DEA license
Maryland Medical/DEA license
Virginia Medical/DEA license
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certified
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certified
Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Lab Director Certified
Therapy Training Program Certified


  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, FAAP
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine, FASAM (Public Policy Committee CoChair, (2023–Present)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma (The International Business Honor Society), Member

Scott Whetsell, MD Credentials