Peter T. White, MD

Accepting New Patients
1101 Madison Street, Suite 900
Seattle, WA 98104
2298.1 miles away
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Speaks: English

Swedish Thoracic Surgery - First Hill

1101 Madison Street, Suite 900, Seattle, WA 98104

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About Peter T. White

Dr. White is recognized as a Seattle Top Doctor and most recently received the 2023 Seattle Met Top Doc Award for Thoracic Surgery. Dr. White is a fellowship-trained thoracic surgeon who cares for patients within all aspects of general thoracic surgery. He believes that surgery is only one facet of a comprehensive, personalized treatment plan. He has a particular interest in using minimally invasive techniques, including laparoscopic, video assisted thoracoscopic (VATS) and robotic assisted surgery, but stresses that each operation is tailored for the individual patient to strive for optimal results and safety.

Medical School

University of Michigan


University of Michigan
General Surgery


University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Thoracic Surgery


University of Michigan
General Surgery

Professional Associations

Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Swedish Thoracic Surgery - First Hill
1101 Madison Street, Suite 900
Seattle, WA 98104

Swedish Thoracic Surgery - Issaquah
751 Northeast Blakely Drive, Suite 4543
Issaquah, WA 98029

Medical Groups & Affiliations

Dr. White grew up in the Midwest and is loving living in the Seattle area with his family. He keeps an active lifestyle playing soccer and skiing, and enjoys completing family projects and woodworking in his spare time.

Clinical Interests

  • Adenocarcinoma Of Lung
  • Atelectasis
  • Barrx
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Carcinoid Of Stomach
  • Chest Wall Disorder
  • Chest Wall Resection
  • Cystadenoma Of Pancreas
  • Cytoreduction Surgery
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Ear Melanoma
  • Empyema
  • Endoscopic Biopsy Of Trachea
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection
  • Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrin Secreting Tumor Of Pancreas
  • Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastrointestinal (Gi) Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (Gist)
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Intra Abdominal Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis
  • Laparoscopic Fundoplication
  • Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Jejunostomy
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Liposarcoma
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Malignant Effusion
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Esophagus
  • Mediastinal Abscess
  • Mediastinal Mass
  • Mediastinitis
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Melanoma On Face
  • Mesothelioma
  • Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Lobectomy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myxofibrosarcoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Biopsy Of Bronchus
  • Open Biopsy Of Lesions Of Mediastinum
  • Open Biopsy Of Lung
  • Pectus Carinatum
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Pericardiotomy
  • Phototherapy
  • Pleurectomy
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pneumothorax
  • Pulmonary Metastases
  • Pyloroplasty
  • Repair Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy For Achalasia
  • Robotic Lung Surgery
  • Segmentectomy
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Subglottic Stenosis
  • Substernal Thyroid Mass
  • Surgical Staging
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymoma
  • Tobacco Use Cessation
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Stent Placement
  • Tracheostomy
  • Tracheostomy Revision
  • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Virtual Care