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Steve White, MD

Professor of Medicine

Dr. Steve White is an expert on asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Using the most advanced diagnostic and treatment methods, he specializes in the evaluation and management of these and other complex pulmonary conditions. Dr. White sees patients in the University of Chicago Asthma and COPD Center--a network of physicians, scientists, nurses and social workers dedicated to asthma care, research and education.

His research, funded by the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, explores the molecular mechanisms of airway cell repair and survival in asthma. A respected speaker, he has lectured at scientific meetings in North America and Europe. He is also the author of several book chapters and more than 70 peer-reviewed articles. Additionally, Dr. White is co-program director for the University of Chicago Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Center from the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary diseases

Medical School

University of Illinois College of Medicine

Internship and Residency

Medical College of Virginia


The University of Chicago Medicine


American Lung Association of Metropolitan Chicago
American Physiological Society
American Thoracic Society

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-9660

Office Fax

(773) 702-6500

Office Postal Address

Steve White, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 6076
Chicago, IL 60637

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. White's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.