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Wesley M White, MD


Academic Appointment:

Assistant Professor

Job Title

Director of Laparoscopic and Robotic Urologic Surgery



Contact Info

Primary Location

University Urology
1928 Alcoa Hwy, Medical Bldg B, Ste 222
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: (865) 305-9254
Fax: (865) 305-4589

Honors, Societies & Professional Organizations

  • First Prize – Audiovisual Award, American Urological Association Annual Meeting, 2009.
  • Olympus Prize for Best Overall Paper – 26th World Congress of Endourology Annual Meeting, 2008.
  • CaPSURE Scholarship, 2007 – 2008
  • 3rd Place, T. Leon Howard Pyelogram Conference – Southeastern Section, AUA
  • Kimball I. Maull Research Award, The University of Tennessee Department of Surgery, 2006.
  • Gore Honors Scholarship, The University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 1999 – 2003
  • Outstanding Research Award, The University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 2002
  • College Scholars Honors Program, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1996 – 1999
  • Phi Beta Kappa, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1999
  • I. Reid Collmann Research Scholarship, The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1995
  • Society of Urologic Oncology
  • Society of University Urologists
  • Endourological Society
  • American Urologic Association

Get To Know Me


Clinical Interests:

Minimally invasive surgery, uro-oncology, single port surgery

Personal Interests:

Tennessee athletics, travel, running

Research Interests:

Robotic renal surgery, single port and natural orifice surgery

Education & Training

  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • American Board of Urology


  • Where Do We Really Stand With LESS and NOTES?, Gettman MT, White WM, Aron M, Autorino R, Averch T, Box G, Eur Urol 2010; Epub ahead of print., 2010.
  • Urinary Schistosomiasis., Hardin BM, White WM, Clark CT, and MacLennan GT, J Urol 2010; 184: 2136-2137, 2010.
  • Laparoendoscopic Single-site Radical Cystectomy and Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection: Initial Experience and 2-Year Follow-up, Kaouk JH, Goel RK, White MA, White WM, Autorino R, Haber GP, and Campbell SC:, Urology 2010; 76: 857-861, 2010.
  • Robotic Versus Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy: Single-surgeon Matched Cohort Study of 150 Patients, Haber GP, White WM, Crouzet S, White MA, Forest S, Autorino R, and Kaouk JH, Urology 2010; 76: 754 – 758., 2010.
  • Evolving role of 5-α reductase inhibitors in chemoprevention, White WM and Kim ED, Nat Rev Clin Onc 2010; 7: 487 – 488., 2010.

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