Michael Hugh White, MD


Primary Specialty



Medical School:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Program
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine



Michael White, MD, MSc, is a Pediatric Hematologist and Oncologist in the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and an Assistant Professor at Emory University School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, completed his pediatrics residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and completed his pediatric hematology and oncology fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine. While at Emory University, he completed a Master of Science in clinical research with funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) TL1 award and was recipient of the National Hemophilia Foundation–Shire Clinical Fellowship Award. His clinical research is focused on thrombosis in unique pediatric populations (congenital heart disease and May-Thurner syndrome) and the management of heavy menstrual bleeding in adolescents with bleeding disorders and those taking anticoagulation.

Dr. White lives in Atlanta with his wife and two daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling and running.

Focus of Practice

  • Pediatric hematology and oncology

Areas of Interest

  • Hemostasis and thrombosis
  • Bleeding disorders, including hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease, platelet dysfunction and rare bleeding disorders
  • Thrombotic disorders, including blood clots and risk for blood clots
  • Benign hematology
  • Hemoglobinopathies, such as sickle cell disease


Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Medical Office Building at Scottish Rite hospital, 5461 Meridian Mark Road NE Suite 400 Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions 404-785-1112

Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Egleston Hospital, 1405 Clifton Road NE Atlanta, GA 30322 Get Directions 404-785-3240

Research & Publications

Thrombosis in congenital heart disease, May-Thurner syndrome with and without thrombosis, Heavy menstrual bleeding in young women with bleeding disorders