William L. White, M.D., a board certified ophthalmologist, specializes in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. He studied chemistry at the University of Missouri Kansas City and graduated from medical school from Saint Louis University. Dr. White completed a transitional internship at the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Aurora, Colorado, and an ophthalmology residency at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. He later completed his fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. White’s teaching affiliations have included Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology University of Texas, San Antonio; Chief, Oculoplastics Division, Department of Ophthalmology Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas; and Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Ophthalmology University of Missouri-Kansas City, Children’s Mercy Hospital.
Dr. White is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, and the Missouri State Medical Association. He has received several awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmology to include their Honor Award and the more unusual Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award, which he views as the pinnacle award of his career.
Dr. White has had an ongoing relationship with a non-denominational Christian Mission in Northwestern Haiti for over 2 decades (Northwest Haiti Christian Mission), where he travels to provide medical and surgical eye care.