The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville



The Department of Urology

Wesley M. White, MD

Associate Professor
Interim Chairman

Clinical Focus

Urologic Oncology (Prostate and Kidney Cancer)
Minimally Invasive and Endoluminal Surgery

Research Focus

Social Determinants of Health as they relate to urologic cancers.

Use of robotics in the management of renal cell carcinoma.

Use of novel drug delivery systems in the treatment of prostate and kidney cancers.

Treatment pathway refinement that leads to opioid-sparing laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

 

Education

Medical School
University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN

Internship
General Surgery, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

Residency
Urology, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

Fellowship
Laparoscopic and Robotic, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Certification

American Board of Urology

Professional Affiliations

Society of Urologic Oncology
American Urological Association

 

Books and Book Chapters

White WM, Kaouk JH: Difficulties in laparoscopic and robotic living donor nephrectomy. In: Difficult Conditions in Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 373-384, 2018.

Kaouk JH, White WM: Difficulties in laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy. In: Difficult Conditions in Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 93-103, 2018.

Current Publications

Bourn J, Rathore K, Donnell R, White W, Uddin MJ, Marnett L, Cekanova M.
Detection of carcinogen-induced bladder cancer by fluorocoxib A. BMC Cancer. 2019 Nov 27;19(1):1152.

Shirk JD, Thiel DD, Wallen EM, Linehan JM, White WM, Badani KK, Porter JR.
Effect of 3-dimensional virtual reality models for surgical planning of robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy on surgical outcomes: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Network Open. 2019 Sep 4;2(9):e1911598.

Anele UA, Marchioni M, Yang B, Simone G, Uzzo RG, Lau C, Mir MC, Capitanio U, Porter J, Jacobsohn K, de Luyk N, Mari A, Chang K, Fiori C, Sulek J, Mottrie A, White W, Perdona S, Quarto G, Bindayi A, Ashrafi A, Schips L, Berardinelli F, Zhang C, Gallucci M.
Robotic versus laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: A large multi-institutional analysis (ROSULA Collaborative Group). World Journal of Urology. 2019 Feb 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Whitaker DL, White WM.
Editorial comment. Urology. 2019 Jan;123:155-156.

Fisher JS, Thiel DT, White WM.
Editorial comment. Urology. 2019 Jan;123:144-145.

Bertolo R, Autorino R, Simone G, Derweesh I, Garisto JD, Minervini A, Eun D, Perdona S, Porter J, Rha KH, Mottrie A, White WM, Schips L, Yang B, Jacobsohn K, Uzzo RG, Challacombe B, Ferro M, Sulek J, Capitanio U, Anele UA, Tuderti G, Costantini M, Ryan S, Bindayi A, Mari A, Carini M, Keehn A, Quarto G, Liao M, Chang K, Larcher A, De Naeyer G, De Cobelli O, Berardinelli F, Zhang C, Langenstroer P, Kutikov A, Chen D, De Luyk N, Sundaram CP, Montorsi F, Stein RJ, Haber GP, Hampton LJ, Dasgupta P, Gallucci M, Kaouk J, Porpiglia F.
Outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for clinical T2 renal tumors: A multicenter analysis (ROSULA Collaborative Group). European Urology. 2018 Aug;74(2):226-232. Epub 2018 May 19.

Pavan N, Derweesh IH, Hampton L, White W, Porter JR, Challacombe B, Dasgupta P, Bertolo R, Kaouk J, Mirone VG, Porpiglia F, Autorino R.
Retroperitoneal robotic partial nephrectomy: Systematic review and cumulative analysis of comparative outcomes. Journal of Endourology. 2018 Jul;32(7):591-596. Epub 2018 May 29.

Tague ED, Bourdon AK, MacDonald A, Lookadoo MS, Kim ED, White WM, Terry PD, Campagna SR, Voy BH, Whelan J.
Metabolomics approach in the study of the well-defined polyherbal preparation Zyflamend. Journal of Medicinal Food. 2018 Mar;21(3):306-316. Epub 2017 Dec 11.

White WM, Angelle JW.
Editorial Comment. Urology. 2017 Jul;105:74. Epub 2017 May 29.

White WM, Winter CA.
Editorial comment. Urology. 2016 Sep;95:215. Epub 2016 Jul 8.

Current Presentations

Earl JA, Benton O, Sorensen M, Clark CJ, Pickens RB, White WM. Prostate imaging reporting and data system version 2: A predictor of biopsy outcome? Presented at 83rd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of American Urological Association; 2019 Mar 12-17; Phoenix, AZ.

Shachner TR, Grindstaff AD, White WM, Winter, CA. Invasive urothelial carcinoma, nested variant: A rare entity. Presented at College of American Pathologists Annual Meeting; 2018 Oct 20-24; Chicago, IL.

Bindayi A, Hamilton Z, Ryan S, Simone G, Gallucci M, Reddy M, Tuderti G, Yim K, Costantini M, Minervini A, Mari A, Carini M, Eun D, Rha K, Yang B, Montorsi F, Mottrie A, Larcher A, Capitanio U, Keehn A, Porpiglia F, Bertolo R, Uzzo R, Perdona S, Quarto G, Porter J, Liao M, Ferro M, De Cobelli O, De Naeyer G, Chang K, Kutikov A, Chen D, Smaldone M, Schips L, Berardinelli F, White W, Zang C, Jacobsohn K, Langenstroer P, Dietrich P, Dasgupta P, de Luyk N, Challacombe B, Anele U, Hampton L, Lau C, Kilday P, Sundaram C, Sulek J, Autorino R, Derweesh I. Comparative analysis of minimally invasive radical and partial nephrectomy for clinical T2 renal mass: Analysis of the robotic surgery for large renal mass (ROSULA Group). Presented at American Urological Association; 2018 May 18-21; San Francisco, CA.

Bertolo R, Derweesh I, Simone G, Gallucci M, Ryan S, Binday A, Minervini A, Carini M, Mari A, Eun D, Keehn A, Perdona S, Quarto G, Porter J, Liao M, Ferro M, Mottrie A, De Naeyer G, Rha K, Chang K, Uzzo R, Kutikov A, Chen D, Smaldone M, Berardinelli F, Schips L, White W, Yang B, Zang C, De Cobelli O, Jacobsohn K, Langenstroer P, Dietrich P, Dasgupta P, Challacombe B, De Luyk N, Lau C, Kilday P, Sulek J, Sundaram C, Montorsi F, Larcher A, Capitanio U, Gill I, Aron M, Ashrafi A, Anele U, Hampton L, Tuderti G, Costantini M, Autorino R, Porpiglia F. Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for CT2 renal tumors: Perioperative, functional and oncological outcomes from a multicenter analysis (ROSULA Project). Presented at American Urological Association; 2018 May 18-21; San Francisco, CA.

Anele U, Autorino R, Derweesh I, Yang B, Zang C, Simone G, Gallucci M, Tuderti G, Constantini M, Uzzo R, Kutikov A, Chen D, Smaldone M, Ryan S, Bindayi A, Porter J, Liao M, Capitanio U, Larcher A, Montorsi F, Lau C, Kilday P, Jacobsohn K, Langenstroer P, Dietrich P, Everett R, Dasgupta P, de Luyk N, Challacombe B, Minervini A, Mari A, Carini M, Rha K, Chang K, Bertolo R, Mottrie A, De Naeyer G, Aron M, Sundaram C, Sulek J, White W, Schips L, Beradinelli F, Perdona S, Quarto G, Eun D, Ferro M, Porpiglia F, Hampton L. Robotic versus laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: A matched paired multicenter analysis (ROSULA Group). Presented at American Urological Association; 2018 May 18-21; San Francisco, CA.

Bindayi A, Autorino R, Reddy M, Ryan S, Simone G, Gallucci M, Tuderti G, Hamilton Z, Yim K, Costantini M, Minervini A, Mari A, Carini M, Eun D, Rha K, Yang B, Larcher A, Capitanio U, Keehn A, Porpiglia F, Bertolo R, Perdona S, Quarto G, Porter J, Liao M, Ferro M, De Cobelli O, De Naeyer G, Chang K, Kutikov A, Chen D, Smaldone M, Schips L, Berardinelli F, White W, Zang C, Jacobsohn K, Langenstroer P, Dietrich P, Dasgupta P, de Luyk N, Challacombe B, Anele U, Hampton L, Lau C, Kilday P, Sundaram C, Sulek J, Uzzo R, Mottrie A, Montorsi F, Derweesh I. Trifecta outcomes of partial nephrectomy in patients over 75 years old: A multi-institutional study: Analysis of the renal surgery in elderly (resurge) group. Presented at American Urological Association; 2018 May 18-21; San Francisco, CA.

Angelle J, Jennings M, Gray K, White W. Repeat partial nephrectomy in management of familial renal cell carcinoma. Presented at 82nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; 2018 Mar 22-25; Orlando, FL.

Winter CA, White WM, Pickens RB. Bulb suction drainage is not necessary after routine robotic-assisted partial nephrectomy: A large case-control analysis. Presented at American Urological Association; 2017 May 12-16; Boston, MA.

Basham KB, Jennings MO, Angelle JW, White WM. Is closed suction drain following robotic radical prostatectomy necessary? Presented at Southeastern Section of the American Urological Association; 2017 Mar 22-26; Austin, TX.

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