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Dr. James White

Cosmetic Surgery
Chattanooga, TN
32 years experience male

Locations

Advanced Surgical Concepts

Chattanooga, TN

Address

7446 Shallowford Road, Suite 205, Chattanooga, TN
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 4;30pm
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Fax

(423) 648-4014

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

Medicaid

Medical universe

United healthcare

Aetna Choice POS II

About

Bio

Located in<strong> Chattanooga </strong> Tennessee , you will find a rare combination of surgical artistry and Christian compassion from <strong>Dr. James E. White, MD, FACS </strong>who offers surgical expertise from the latest cosmetic surgery procedures in a state of the art, AAAHC accredited level III surgery facility. Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery; Dr. White is in full Fellowship with the prestigious American College of Surgeons [FACS] as well as a Diplomat of American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Board of Phlebology [the study of veins and vein disease]. Dr. White holds full hospital privileges in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery procedures at local area hospitals and local outpatient ambulatory surgery centers. His patients most often request varicose vein surgery, laser skin resurfacing, skin cancer treatment options, eyelid lift surgery, <strong> facelift</strong> , liposuction, facial fillers, Botox, Dysport, facial fillers, Radiesse, Perlane, Sculptra, fat transfer, Fractionated CO2 laser resurfacing, VASER liposuction, <strong>breast augmentation</strong> surgery, torn earlobe repair and facial rejuvenation procedures.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Cosmetic Surgery

General Surgery

Doctor Q&A

210 Answers
44 Agrees
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A male asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Superficial Artery: The superficial temporal artery is a prominent artery just in front of the ear. In certain positions like 'laying down with your head on the pillow", ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Physician Review: Palpable lumps in the breast may or may not be significant. Any palpable nodule in the breast should be reviewed by a physician who is experienced in ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Varicose veins: Varicose veins is a term that is used by patients and physician to cover a wide variety of vein problems. From spider veins to ropy veins to frank ve... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Stockings: Varicose veins are the result of venous reflux and stasis or stagnation of pooled blood in the veins of the lower extremities. Standing in one positi... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Stria: Stria or stretch marks are linear streaks which occur when the skin is stretched too quickly. The outer layer of the skin remains intact, the middle ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Implant Weight: Depends of how fibrous the breast tissue in question is. In general, breast tissue is mostly fat tissue. Fat in general is less dense and will float ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Risk for implants: Patients who receive breast implants have a 1 in 5 chance of additional breast surgery. Repeat surgery most often includes, implant exchange, implant ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Male Pattern Balding: The best treatment for androgenic alopecia or male pattern balding is transplantation of hair from the back of the head to the area of hair loss. The... Read More
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A 88-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Venous Stasis: End stage venous stasis disease involves stagnation of the venous blood flow. This results in a pooling of blood in the lower extremities. Iron is d... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Major, no: Major arteries of the lower extremity are usually located toward the inside and back of the limb. Arteries are usually deep, close to the bone for pr... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
No effect: Laser liposuction nor ultrasound vaser liposuction should have an effect on fertility. No liposuction procedure should be completed if the patient is... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Abdominoplasty: The best method to remove problem stretch marks and loose skin after weight loss is a surgical procedure call an abdominoplasty or tummy tuck. Abdomi... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Depends: The vnus closure uses rf energy to seal varicose veins where the catheter was placed. During the seal process, the vein is thrombosed. The sealed ve... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Early Balding: A mature hair line can show signs of thining hair in a diffuse pattern as thining hair over the entire scalp. Male pattern baldness, as the name desc... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Hair replacement: Hair transplant is a type of hair replacement which involves transplantation of hair from the back of the head to the area of hair loss. The hair fro... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Moist heat, review: Superficial infections of the genital skin are frequent. Sebaceous oil glands are present in the skin. The skin is quite thick and durable, thus lead... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Gland, cyst, node: Most common palpable nodules in relationship to the jaw would include salivary glands, cysts of the salivary glands and lymph nodes. Lymph nodes are ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Limited options: Stria or stretch marks are linear streaks which occur when the skin is stretched too quickly. The outer layer of the skin remains intact, the middle ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Loss of muscle tone: During a c-section, the long muscles of the abdominal wall are cut by incision. By cutting the muscles, nerves to the muscles can be damaged leading ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
? phlebitis or lymph: Redness along the arm in a long streak pattern can be related to phlebitis-inflammation of the vein and/or lymphangitis-inflammation of the lymph vess... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Yes: Modern hair transplantation is a letitimate surgical procedure designed to take hair from donor areas to be transplanted into recipient areas which la... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Do your homework: As with any cosmetic surgery procedure, do your homework. Check out surgeons who are associated with the international society for hair restoration. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Educated Consult: Surgery is the only true tested method for enlargement of the breasts. Recommend formal surgeon evaluation by a board certified cosmetic surgeon exp... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Limited options: Some surgeons report success with fat transfer to the penis for girth. Despite all the claims of different internet sources there is no way to substa... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Evaluation: Varicose veins is a term that is used by patients and physician to cover a wide variety of vein problems. From spider veins to ropy veins to frank ve... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Clean and Buff: Clean: start with conservative measures for whiteheads and oily skin. A cleaning routine is necessary. Consider soaps with dead sea salts which pro... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
SVT or DVT: Svt--superficial vein thrombosis is clot within superficial veins. Treatment involves local heat, NSAID medications like motrin, Aleve and tylenol (a... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Both hemorrhoid veins and lower extremity veins work to carry blood from the tissues back toward the heart. Hemorrhoids and varicose veins happen due... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Depends on Location: Varicose veins of the lower extremities can have various sources. The varicose veins are a result of pooling of blood with increased venous blood pre... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Evaluation: Varicose veins is a term that is used by patients and physician to cover a wide variety of vein problems. From spider veins to ropy veins to frank ve... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Depends: Physician evaluation is needed for review. "varicsoe vein removal" can be completed by many different approaches: laser, radiofrequency, microphlebec... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Hair transplant: The best treatment for hair loss in men and women is transplantation of hair from the back of the head to the area of hair loss. The hair from the ba... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Limited options: Some surgeons report success with fat transfer to the penis for girth. Despite all the claims of different internet sources there is no way to substa... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Not safe: Lumpectomy of the breast can be completed with local, regional block and IV sedation. The type of anesthesia depends on the location of the nodule or... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Yes and No: Hair restoration surgery can be very successful. It is the only treatment proven to restore hair, long term. Expectation is key. Hair restoration su... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
No: Cosmetic surgery is not covered by insurance. Reconstructive surgery maybe covered by some insurance if medical necessity requirements are attained. ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Breast Liposuction: In short liposuction can be completed with small surgical scars. Liposuction involves the mechanical removal of fat from the body by suction through ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
FDA: The 22 year old age limit for silicone breast implants was mandated by the fda.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Vein Specialists: Vein disease is usually treated by physicians who have special training in venous disease. Specialists are usually from general surgery, vascular sur... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Vein health Risk: Varicose veins is a term that is used by patients and physician to cover a wide variety of vein problems. From spider veins to ropy veins to frank ve... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Limited Downtime: Most have very little downtime associated with evlt laser therapy or with vnus radiofrequency closure of enlarged varicose veins. Most patients may re... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Breast Implant Age: Breast implant regulations can vary state to state; but in general patients can get saline breast implants at age 18 years and older. Patients must b... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Yes: Compression of a vein for long periods of time with decrease in venous blood flow can lead to thrombosis. Example, compression of the deep veins of t... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Implant fat transfer: Butt augmentation can be completed by fat transfer or by solid silicone butt implants. However, do not be deceived.Reversal of cosmetic surgery is k... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Hormone Changes: Varicose veins can have increase in symptoms related to changes during the menstrual cycle. It is felt that hormonal changes can result in fluid shif... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
No : Fat relocation after liposuction is a technique used to move fat from a lipo site to another close site, lipo shifting. Moving fat from one area to a... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Maybe: I agree that the risk factors for development of varicose veins as above. In heredity cases, patients are born with incompetent one way valves with ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Yes and No: Varicose veins of the testicles are known as varicoceles. Or varicose veins of the spermatic cord which attaches the testicle to the body. These vein... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
FUE Neograft: Transplantation can be completed by strip harvest of by [fue] follicular unit extraction. Transplantation is completed most naturally as single hairs... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James White
Cosmetic Surgery 32 years experience
Physician exam: Loss of hair with a painful, itchy scalp could be associated with multiple problems. Physician review is a must. Hold on the rogaine (minoxidil) unt... Read More
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Testimonials
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Dr. Ted King
Mar 29, 2013
Kudos for Dr. White's great answers! Always love to read what he has to say.
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. White is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. White is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I was very worried about why it looked like that and I thought I had warts or something but this was very helpful thankyouuu!
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They want me on antibiotics and vagiefem the.rest of my life im 43 dr gives me samples & say nothing is wrong with the tape ?
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks for giving just more than one i find your answers very helpful

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Chattanooga, TN - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Chattanooga, TN - Winter
2013
Top General Surgeon , First Place, Tennessee - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Erlanger medical center
Erlanger East Campus
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