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Newsmaker: Dr. Michael White

| Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, 12:02 a.m.
Dr. Michael White won the Patients’ Choice Award, presented by the American Registry and based on online ratings by patients.

Noteworthy: White won the Patients' Choice Award, presented by the American Registry and based on online ratings by patients.

Age: 58

Residence: Sewickley

Family: Partner, Rick LeBeau

Occupation: Plastic surgeon at Allegheny General Hospital, North Side

Background: White has worked as a plastic surgeon at AGH since 1989. He performs all aspects of plastic surgery, including reconstruction on cancer and trauma patients, in addition to aesthetic surgery.

Education: White earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 1976 and an M.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1980 and completed his general surgery training at the University of Louisville from 1980 to 1985.

Quote: “I'm so honored to receive an award that's based on how my patients view the quality of care I provide. I strive each day to exceed my patients' expectations, and I'm grateful that they've recognized my efforts.”

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