About Ben White, MD

Dr. Benjamin A. White, an attending physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine, received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He then completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the Harvard Affiliate Emergency Medicine Residency Program (HAEMR) at Brigham and Women's Hospital and MGH, where he was Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. White completed a clinical fellowship in medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also an instructor in surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. White serves as the Assistant Director of the MGH Emergency Department Operations Committee.  Dr. White has an interest in emergency department systems engineering, and has developed new methods to deliver emergency care more efficiently with less cost. He is also interested in using process improvement methodologies (LEAN, Six Sigma) to enhance the efficiency of the Emergency Department. Dr. White has lectured for the residents of Emergency Medicine at both MGH and Brigham and Women's Hospital.

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Emergency Medicine**
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine

Accepted Insurance Plans

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Dr. White is a member of the MGH Emergency Department Research Committee. He has focused his research on systems engineering; testing new methods to deliver emergency care more effectively and efficiently using process improvement techniques. Dr. White is also interesting in studying clinical operations and the association with improving the quality of care. He has co-authored numerous scientific and medical publications.