Dr. White is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery, holds a certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery and is a member of numerous medical societies.
Dr. White has extensive experience in cosmetic surgery, breast reconstruction, microsurgery, laser surgery and surgery of the hand. With eleven years of medical training, he has earned the highest qualifications in the field of plastic surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Aesthetic Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. White obtained his degree in 1975 at the Citadel, graduating with honors. In 1979, under an Air Force scholarship, Dr. White earned his Medical Degree at the Medical University of South Carolina. After medical school, he completed two years of internship and Surgical Residency at Keesler USAF Medical Center in Biloxi, Mississippi. He continued his surgical training with three years of General Surgery residency at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He was selected to a plastic surgery residency at the prestigious Wilford Hall Medical Center, the largest medical center in the United States Air Force, which receives referrals and complicated problems from all over the world.
After residency, he was then assigned to Wiesbaden Regional Medical Center in West Germany and was promoted to Chief of Plastic Surgery. He was the first plastic surgeon ever permanently assigned to the European Theater. While serving in the Air Force with distinction, he gained extensive experience in burns and facial trauma through his medical work as Commander of the F.A.S.T team during the Pan AM hostage incident, U.S.S. Stark missile attack, and the Italian Aerial Disaster at Ramstein Air Base. He then left the Air Force and continued in the United States Air Force Reserves and has currently attained the rank of Colonel. He has received the Air Force Meritorious Service Medal while serving his duty at Shaw Air Force Base in Sumter, SC.
Dr. White has lectured extensively all over Europe and at several meetings in the United States. He has served on numerous hospital committees, to include Chairman of the Credentials Committee, Secretary of the Medical Executive Committee, Vice Chief of Staff and Chief of Staff of Grand Strand Regional Medical Center from 1999-2000. He is President and CEO of Carolina Coastal Plastic Surgery Center, a 15,500 square foot Certified Ambulatory Surgery Center that specializes in Plastic Surgery.