Dr. George M. White, MD

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Dr. George M. White, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Orlando Hand Surgery Associates, Orlando, FL 801 N Orange Ave Ste 600, Orlando, FL 32801 Get Directions
(407) 841-2100

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Dr. White specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in Orlando, FL. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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    4.1 based on 74 responses
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
       (74)
    • How well provider listens and answers questions
       (74)
    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
       (72)
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    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
       (73)
    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
       (73)
    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes (71)
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    Altamonte Springs, FL |
    Dr. White has Integrity, Compassion, Excellence and Teamwork with his wonderful staff. Excellent bedside manners. Amazing surgeon. If you ever have a need for a shoulder and hand specialist, look no further. Dr. White you are the Best of the Best!
    in Winter Park, FL |
    I had a severe laceration from glass to my right hand/several fingers which severed my tendon and required around 50 stitches. I thought I may not be able to fully use my hand again. Dr. White performed the surgery and within 3 months I have full mobility in my hand again. I'm very thankful to be out on the golf course again so soon. I am very happy with his work and level of care. Thanks Dr. White!
    in Mount Dora, FL |
    I have pain in my shoulder joints. When I first visited Dr White I was sure that the fix would be surgery (which had been recommended by two other doctors) but Dr White suggested that we try injections into the joint first. I agreed and we have now done two injections (they last about a year) and that saved me from surgery. If Dr White was in this business only for money then he would have done the surgery and made much more than he makes with injections! He is the very best!
    in Orlando, FL |
    I've never had such difficulty arranging appointments with a MD. The surgery scheduler consistently does not return phone calls and when I do connect with her, I get excuses... "I did leave you a message, not sure why you didn't receive it; our phone system lost all of our voice mails..." Patient requirements regarding surgery timing are ignored. I graded Good for Staff Friendliness and Courtesy because everyone had been friendly and courteous, but I'm not impressed with scheduling.
    in Orlando, FL |
    Arrogant, not a very good orthopedist, and is son is WORSE. He doesn't spend time with patients, seems very interested only in profit. This business is 100% about him making $$$ doing procedures not really necessary.
    in Windermere, FL |
    Terrible surgeon, and poor, quick, bedside manner. Not a very smart man. All he cares about is money, and seeing as many patients as quickly as he can. DO NOT have GEORGE WHITE MD operate on you. You will be as sorry as my wife is.
    in Saint Cloud, FL |
    Dr. White is the best specialist that I saw and treated my Trigger Finger. Prior to him, I had poor treatments that went unsuccessful for my issue. He was optimistic that the steroid shots would work, but after a few years of treatments, surgery was needed. I appreciated that he didn't push surgery. The surgery was successful. His office staff are nice and accommodating, always pleasant and willing to help. Dr. White's medical assistance are wonderful to work with as well.
    in Orlando, FL |
    I was diagnosed with an intramuscular lipoma below my elbow...Dr. White was my third doctor and my last, he is awesome! looked at my MRI, explained what he saw, exuded confidence, and calmed my nerves. Surgery was a breeze as was follow up! thank you, Dr. White!
    in Orlando, FL |
    terrible bedside manners never approached me as a patient only like a $$$ what can i inject to get reimbursed terrible office staff very cold and felt like they were very rude and unaccommodating charged me twice for medical records because i forgot to request a receipt the first time and i paid 24$ cash two times dr white charges 400$ to write a report for you for your doctor
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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
    • Orthopedic Fracture Care
    • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

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    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Broken Arm
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Joint Pain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture

    Procedures Performed

    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Arthroscopy
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement

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    • 1
      Malpractice Claim

      Dr. White has 1 malpractice claim

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      • Settlement  (4/16/2015)
      • Amount or Range: $250,000.00
      • Nature of Complaint: ORANGE COUNTY
      • State: Florida
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    Education

    • Medical School
      Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1981

    • Residency Hospital
      Johns Hopkins Hospital

      Completed in 1982

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Union Memorial Hospital

      Completed in 1986

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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