Marlee White is a certified physician assistant (PA-C) who specializes in breast surgery. She has special clinical interests in breast cancer, cancer survivors, breast diseases, and women at high risk for breast cancer with or without genetic mutations. She is highly experienced in an operating room setting and has served as a first assistant to surgeons for numerous years. Marlee has assisted in several medical procedures that include lumpectomies, mastectomies, sentinel node biopsies, axillary node dissections, and the removal of axillary accessory tissue. She can also perform in-office procedures such as punch biopsies. She has a passion for educating patients and families about health and illness prevention, diagnoses, risks and benefits, post-operative care, and treatment plan instructions.
Before joining Tampa General, Marlee served as a surgical physician assistant in the Surgical Services Department at Florida Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. She initially began her medical career as a breast surgery physician assistant in the Division of Breast Surgery with Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Marlee earned her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Gannon University in Erie, Pa., where she also received her Bachelor of Health Science and graduated with honors. She is certified by the National Commission on Certifications of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
TGH Cancer Institute at TGH Outpatient Center
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Gannon University (Erie, Pa.)
Certifications Florida Board of Medicine NCCPA Board Certification Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Basic Life Support (BLS)