Therese K. White

LEWISTON — Central Maine Healthcare Oncology Institute has hired renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon Therese K. White as the director of the Breast Care Center.

One of the leading breast reconstruction surgeons in Maine, White also specializes in hand surgery, skin cancer reconstruction and body contouring. She was most recently president of Plastic and Hand Surgical Associates in South Portland. She was also the division director of plastic surgery at Maine Medical Center in Portland and on the hospital’s Breast Leadership Council.

White takes on her new role as Central Maine Healthcare builds its new Cancer Care Center, which will be completed in February 2022.

A graduate of Dartmouth College, White earned her medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and is board certified in plastic surgery. She held a fellowship at the Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Massachusetts and did her residency at Maine Medical Center. She has used her skills on a number of international medical mission trips.

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