Dr. George White, MD

Dr. George White, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. George White, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Orlando, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic fracture care, and more.Read his story

801 N Orange Ave Ste 600

Orlando, FL 32801

Contact Information

(407) 841-2100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • 17 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. White performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Elbow Tenotomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wrist Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. White's bio

This content was provided by Dr. White "Dr. White, a Maryland native, received both his undergraduate and medical degrees from Johns Hopkins University. He completed 2 years of general surgery and an additional 3 years of orthopaedic residency at Hopkins. He then went on to the Curtis National Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, where he completed a fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery. Board Certification: Dr. White is board certified in Orthopaedics with added certification in Surgery of the Hand. Awards/Honors: Dr. George White was named as a Best Doctor for 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 by U.S. News & World Report. He has been named as one of "America's Top Doctors" by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., as well as a Top Doctor by Consumers' Checkbook. Dr. George White was also named one of the top 10 shoulder surgeons in the U.S. by Becker's ASC Review, and our practice is routinely listed as one of the top hand surgery practices in the Southeast by insurance panels and physician review groups."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. White "Orlando Hand Surgery Associates' individualized approach to your treatment options enables us to help you make the best decision for your particular situation. Your successful outcome and quick recovery are a priority to OHSA."

4  Specialties

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

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Cancer
  • 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
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • 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 Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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45  Procedures

  • 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, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • 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 Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 4/16/2015
    Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: ORANGE COUNTY
    State: Florida
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Union Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. White's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. White to family and friends
79 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (79)

  • 5
    (60)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. White's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (12)

I've known Dr. White as a patient for approximately six years and find him to be an amazing Doctor and Surgeon. His bedside manner, professionalism, knowledge &attentiveness sets him apart. He specializes from fingertip to shoulder. I've received injections, therapy and been referred me to the...more
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Had one shoulder surgery that wasn't successful. Referred to Dr. White. He was professional, patient and thorough. Shoulder is fine after rehab (which he said it would be)!
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General feedback on office in Dr. Phillips. Dr. I saw did not listen to my opening "what issues are you having", jumped to what he thought I had without hearing my symptoms I stated. Was finished with apt and I asked, "what about the pain I'm having, will this help". He then proceeded to state, you...more
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I had 2 surgeries. One elbow and one carpal tunnel release. In my opinion, Dr. White is the best. I would recommend him to anyone and I have recommended him to family members.
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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!
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