Biography & Education

Biography

Thayer White, M.D., believes that his role as a physician is to help patients understand what is happening to them and to educate them so they can make knowledgeable decisions. "My role is to intervene only when necessary, but to always provide support, education and reassurance," he says.

With a special interest in sports medicine, Dr. White believes that staying fit and active is the key to a long and healthy life. He motivates his patients to stay healthy and works with them to help them improve their well-being.

Dr. White earned his medical degree at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He completed his internship, residency and a sport medicine fellowship at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.

In his free time, Dr. White enjoys running, hiking in the Columbia Gorge, snowshoeing on Mt. Hood and spending time with his family.

Areas of Expertise

Sports medicine, family medicine, management of overuse injuries

Education
Medical degree: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Internship and Residency - Family Medicine: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
Fellowship - Sports Medicine: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland
 
Dr. White is board certified in family medicine and sports medicine.
Languages
  • English

Care Locations

Providence Medical Group Glisan
5330 NE Glisan St.
Suite 100
Portland, OR 97213
Phone 503-215-9700
Providence Medical Group Sports Care
909 SW 18th Ave.
(at Providence Park)
Portland, OR 97205
Phone 503-962-1946
Fax 503-962-1925

Publications & Media

Specialties

Specialties
  • Family medicine
  • Sports medicine
Services Provided