David R. White, M.D., is a professor in the Department of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery and the director of pediatric otolaryngology at the Medical University of South Carolina. He joined the department in 2005 after completing a fellowship in pediatric otolaryngology -- head and neck surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. White is a native of Charleston, South Carolina, and graduated from Davidson College in 1994. He then received his M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his residency in otolaryngology -- head and neck surgery at the University of North Carolina.
Dr. White’s practice focuses entirely on the care of children with ear, nose, and throat problems. He has authored over 90 articles and chapters in medical journals and textbooks and has won multiple research awards at national otolaryngology meetings. Dr. White has particular expertise in the treatment of children with ear/hearing problems, speech and swallowing disorders, and airway problems. He is a member of the airway and aspiration center for children, craniofacial anomalies and cleft palate center, the velopharyngeal insufficiency and speech team, and the cochlear implant center at the Medical University of South Carolina.