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Klane K. White, MD

Klane K. White, MD

Orthopedics, Developmental Pediatrics

On staff since August 2006

Children's Title: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

Klane K. White, M.D., M.S: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon at Seattle Childrens Hospital. Dr. White is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Sport Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. His internship in general surgery and residency in orthopedic surgery were completed at the University of California San Diego, where he also served as an NIH fellow in orthopedic and basic science research.

Klane K. White, M.D., M.S: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon at Seattle Childrens Hospital. Dr. White is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Sport Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. His internship in general surgery and residency in orthopedic surgery were completed at the University of California San Diego, where he also served as an NIH fellow in orthopedic and basic science research. Dr. White completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics and scoliosis at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. His specialty interests include the treatment of pediatric hip disease, scoliosis/spinal deformity and skeletal dysplasias, with a specific interest in MPS disorders. Dr. White is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Scoliosis Research Society and Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, and serves as Chair of the National MPS Society Technical (Research) Committee.

Recommendations

  • Rebecca Snohomish Washington 07.09.12

    i could not ask for more than a wounderful doctor like dr.white. he has been awesome to me and he is the one i turn too with my hip. i had hip dysplasia and had surgery on it a lot. he has been there thick and thin with me and he has helped me with my infection and making sur i am ok and well qnd also comfertable. so thank you dr. white you ARE THE BEST. love rebecca smith

  • Chloe Olympia, WA 10.23.11

    Dr. White is an amazing doctor! He's been my surgeon since 2007 and has helped me with my hip dysplasia. I really couldn't ask for a better doctor! He has a wonderful personality and he puts up with A LOT! Thanks Dr. White!!

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Orthopedic Surgery

Medical/Professional School

George Washington University Medical Center, Washington
University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Residency

Orthopedic Surgery, University of California - San Diego, San Diego

Fellowship

Orthopedic Surgery, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas

Clinical Interests

Skeletal Dysplasias, Scoloiosis and Spinal Deformity, Pediatric and Adolescent Hip Disease, General Pediatric Orthopedics

Research Focus Area

Translational Research

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
SEATTLE MAGAZINE TOP DOCTOR - 2014 Seattle Magazine 2014
2012 POSNA Travelling Fellowship Award Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America April 2012
Angela S.M. Kuo Memorial Young Investigator Award Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America May 2011
The Edgar Dawson Travelling Fellowship Scoliosis Research Society Jan. 2009
Boone Pickens Annual Fellows Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Research “Ultrasonographic predictors of Pavlik harness failure in Ortolani positive hips” May 2006

Publications

  • Lachman RS, Burton BK, Clarke LA, Hoffinger S, Ikegawa S, Jin DK, Kano H, Kim OH, Lampe C, Mendelsohn NJ, Shediac R, Tanpaiboon P, White KK
    Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA (Morquio A syndrome) and VI (Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome): under-recognized and challenging to diagnose.
    Skeletal radiology , 2014 Mar. : 43(3)359-69
  • Sousa T, Bompadre V, White KK
    Musculoskeletal functional outcomes in children with osteogenesis imperfecta: associations with disease severity and pamidronate therapy.
    Journal of pediatric orthopedics , 2014 Jan. : 34(1)118-22
  • Klane K. White, MD
    Musculoskeletal Functional Outcomes in Children With Osteogenesis Imperfecta: Associations With Disease Severity and Pamidronate Therapy
    J Pediatr Orthop , 2014 : 34(1)118-122
  • Roof AC, Jinguji TM, White KK
    Musculoskeletal screening: developmental dysplasia of the hip.
    Pediatric annals , 2013 Nov. : 42(11)229-35
  • Langereis EJ, Borgo A, Crushell E, Harmatz PR, van Hasselt PM, Jones SA, Kelly PM, Lampe C, van der Lee JH, Odent T, Sakkers R, Scarpa M, Schafroth MU, Struijs PA, Valayannopoulos V, White KK, Wijburg FA
    Treatment of hip dysplasia in patients with mucopolysaccharidosis type I after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: results of an international consensus procedure.
    Orphanet journal of rare diseases , 2013 Oct. 3 : 8155
  • Solanki GA, Martin KW, Theroux MC, Lampe C, White KK, Shediac R, Lampe CG, Beck M, Mackenzie WG, Hendriksz CJ, Harmatz PR
    Spinal involvement in mucopolysaccharidosis IVA (Morquio-Brailsford or Morquio A syndrome): presentation, diagnosis and management.
    Journal of inherited metabolic disease , 2013 Mar. : 36(2)339-55
  • Mendelsohn NJ, Wood T, Olson RA, Temme R, Hale S, Zhang H, Read L, White KK
    Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasias and bilateral legg-calvé-perthes disease: diagnostic considerations for mucopolysaccharidoses.
    JIMD reports , 2013 : 11125-32
  • White KK, Sousa T
    Mucopolysaccharide disorders in orthopaedic surgery.
    The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons , 2013 Jan. : 21(1)12-22
  • Klane K. White, MD
    Musculoskeletal screening: developmental dysplasia of the hip
    Pediatr Ann , 2013 : (42)229-235
  • Klane K. White, MD
    Treatment of hip dysplasia in patients with mucopolysaccharidosis type I after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: results of an international consensus procedure
    Orphanet J Rare Dis , 2013 : (8)155
  • Klane K. White, MD
    Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasias and bilateral Legg-Calv-Perthes disease: diagnostic considerations for mucopolysaccharidoses.
    JIMD Rep , 2013 : 11125-132
  • Solanki GA, Alden TD, Burton BK, Giugliani R, Horovitz DD, Jones SA, Lampe C, Martin KW, Ryan ME, Schaefer MK, Siddiqui A, White KK, Harmatz P
    A multinational, multidisciplinary consensus for the diagnosis and management of spinal cord compression among patients with mucopolysaccharidosis VI.
    Molecular genetics and metabolism , 2012 Sept. : 107(1-2)15-24
  • Klane K. White, MD
    A multinational, multidisciplinary consensus for the diagnosis and management of spinal cord compression among patients with mucopolysaccharidosis
    Mol Genet Metab , 2012 : 10715-24
  • White KK
    Orthopaedic aspects of mucopolysaccharidoses.
    Rheumatology (Oxford, England) , 2011 Dec. : 50 Suppl 5v26-33
  • White KK, Karol LA, White DR, Hale S
    Musculoskeletal manifestations of Sanfilippo Syndrome (mucopolysaccharidosis type III).
    Journal of pediatric orthopedics , 2011 July : 31(5)594-8
  • White KK, Song KM, Frost N, Daines BK
    VEPTR growing rods for early-onset neuromuscular scoliosis: feasible and effective.
    Clinical orthopaedics and related research , 2011 May : 469(5)1335-41
  • Klane K. White, MD
    Growing Rods for Early-onset Neuromuscular Scoliosis: Feasible and Effective
    Clin Orthop Relat Res, , 2011 Jan.
  • Klane K. White, MD
    Growing Rods for Early-onset Neuromuscular Scoliosis: Feasible and Effective
    Clin Orthop Relat Res , 2011 Jan.
  • White KK, Harmatz P
    Orthopedic management of mucopolysaccharide disease.
    Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine , 2010 : 3(1)47-56
  • White K, Kim T, Neufeld JA
    Clinical assessment and treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome in the mucopolysaccharidoses.
    Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine , 2010 : 3(1)57-62
  • Garcia P, Sousa SB, Ling TP, Conceição M, Seabra J, White KK, Diogo L
    Skeletal complications in mucopolysaccharidosis VI patients: Case reports.
    Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine , 2010 : 3(1)63-9
  • White KK, Hale S, Goldberg MJ
    Musculoskeletal health in Hunter disease (MPS II): ERT improves functional outcomes.
    Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine , 2010 : 3(2)101-7
  • White KK, Sucato DJ, Agrawal S, Browne R
    Ultrasonographic findings in hips with a positive Ortolani sign and their relationship to Pavlik harness failure.
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume , 2010 Jan. : 92(1)113-20
  • Klane K. White, MD
    Musculoskeletal health in Hunter disease (MPS II): ERT improves functional outcomes
    Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine , 2010 : 101-107
  • Klane K. White, MD
    Orthopedic management of mucopolysaccharide disease
    Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine , 2010 : 47-56
  • White KK, Sucato DJ, Agrawal S, Browne R
    Ultrasonographic findings in hips with a positive Ortolani sign and their relationship to Pavlik harness failure.
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume , 2010 Jan. : 113-20
  • Bamford NS, White KK, Robinett SA, Otto RK, Gospe SM Jr
    Neuromuscular hip dysplasia in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A.
    Developmental medicine and child neurology , 2009 May : 51(5)408-11
  • Bamford NS, White KK, Robinett SA, Otto RK, Gospe SM Jr
    Neuromuscular hip dysplasia in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A.
    Developmental medicine and child neurology , 2009 May : 408-11
  • White KK, Steinman S, Mubarak SJ
    Cervical stenosis and spastic quadriparesis in Morquio disease (MPS IV). A case report with twenty-six-year follow-up.
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume , 2009 Feb. : 91(2)438-42
  • White KK, Steinman S, Mubarak SJ
    Cervical stenosis and spastic quadriparesis in Morquio disease (MPS IV). A case report with twenty-six-year follow-up.
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume , 2009 Feb. : 438-42
  • Bono CM, Bawa M, White KK, Mahar A, Vives M, Kauffman C, Garfin SR
    Residual motion on flexion-extension radiographs after simulated lumbar arthrodesis in human cadavers.
    Journal of spinal disorders & techniques , 2008 July : 21(5)364-71
  • Bono CM, Bawa M, White KK, Mahar A, Vives M, Kauffman C, Garfin SR
    Residual motion on flexion-extension radiographs after simulated lumbar arthrodesis in human cadavers.
    Journal of spinal disorders & techniques , 2008 July : 364-71
  • White KK, Oka R, Mahar AT, Lowry A, Garfin SR
    Pullout strength of thoracic pedicle screw instrumentation: comparison of the transpedicular and extrapedicular techniques.
    Spine , 2006 May : E355-8
  • Faro FD, Farnsworth CL, Shapiro GS, Mohamad F, White KK, Breisch E, Mahar AT, Tomlinson T, Bawa M, Gomez M, Newton PO
    Thoracic vertebral screw impingement on the aorta in an in vivo bovine model.
    Spine , 2005 Nov. 1 : 2406-13
  • White KK, Bawa M, Ahn JS, Farnsworth CL, Faro FD, Mahar AT, Wedemeyer M, Garfin SR, Newton PO
    Strut allograft union and remodeling using rhBMP-2 in a spinal corpectomy model.
    Spine , 2005 June 15 : 1386-95
  • Newton PO, White KK, Faro F, Gaynor T
    The success of thoracoscopic anterior fusion in a consecutive series of 112 pediatric spinal deformity cases.
    Spine , 2005 Feb. 15 : 392-8
  • Eastlack RK, Hargens AR, Groppo ER, Steinbach GC, White KK, Pedowitz RA
    Lower body positive-pressure exercise after knee surgery.
    Clinical orthopaedics and related research , 2005 Feb. : 213-9
  • Faro FD, White KK, Ahn JS, Oka RS, Mahar AT, Bawa M, Farnsworth CL, Garfin SR, Newton PO
    Biomechanical analysis of anterior instrumentation for lumbar corpectomy.
    Spine , 2003 Nov. 15 : E468-71
  • White KK, Lee SS, Cutuk A, Hargens AR, Pedowitz RA
    EMG power spectra of intercollegiate athletes and anterior cruciate ligament injury risk in females.
    Medicine and science in sports and exercise , 2003 Mar. : 371-6
  • Early SD, Newton PO, White KK, Wenger DR, Mubarak SJ
    The feasibility of anterior thoracoscopic spine surgery in children under 30 kilograms.
    Spine , 2002 Nov. 1 : 2368-73
  • Meyer RS, White KK, Smith JM, Groppo ER, Mubarak SJ, Hargens AR
    Intramuscular and blood pressures in legs positioned in the hemilithotomy position : clarification of risk factors for well-leg acute compartment syndrome.
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume , 2002 Oct. : 1829-35
  • White KK, Williams SK, Mubarak SJ
    Definition of two types of anterior superior iliac spine avulsion fractures.
    Journal of pediatric orthopedics , 2002 Sept. : 578-82
  • Klane K. White, MD
    Musculoskeletal manifestations of Sanfilippo Syndrome (MPS III)
    J Ped. Orthop.

Presentations

Presentations Title Event Location Date
Evaluation of Short Stature: Skeletal Dysplasias Lynn T. Staheli Pediatric Orthopedic Seminar Seattle, WA Jan. 2014
Lower Extemity Deformity in the Skeletal Dysplasias International Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium Orlando, FL Dec. 2013
Skeletal Dysplasias Margo Johnson Pathology Seminar Seattle, WA Oct. 2013
Mucopolysaccharidoses: Challenges for Patients, Physicians, and Families Buenos Aires, Argentina Oct. 2013
Pediatric Orthopedics AAOS Board of Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review San Francisco, CA Nov. 2012
Orthopedic Management in MPS Calgary, Canada Sept. 2012
37. DDH The Silent Stalker: Screening and Diagnosis from Infancy to Adolescences Lynn T. Staheli Pediatric Orthopedic Seminar Seattle, WA Jan. 2012
Tumors, Infection, and Hematologic Diseases AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review San Francisco, CA Nov. 2011
“Management of Orthopedic Complication in MPS” Asia Pacific Orthopedic Summit ‘Overcoming Barriers in the Diagnosis and Management of MPS’ Seoul, South Korea Oct. 2011
“Early Recognition of MPS: From the Perspective of Orthopedic Surgeons” Asia Pacific Orthopedic Summit ‘Overcoming Barriers in the Diagnosis and Management of MPS , Seoul, South Korea Oct. 2011
“Orthopedic Management and Manifestations in Patients with MPS” Seiiku Inborn Errors of Metabolism Study Meeting , Tokyo, Japan Oct. 2011
“Orthopedic Manifestations and Management of Mucopolysaccharidoses” International Pediatric Orthopedic Meeting , University Kebangsaan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Oct. 2011
“Orthopedic Manifestations and Management of Mucopolysaccharidoses” Asia Pacific Lecture Tour , Bandar Seri Begawan, Negara Brunei Darussalam Oct. 2011
Diagnosing Non-Classical MPS IVA: Case Examples from Seattle Morquio A Syndrome Disease Summit Sausalito, CA May 2011
Skeletal Problems and Solutions in Patients with Mucopolysaccharidoses XXIV Congress of the Italian MPS Society , , Senago, Italy April 2011
Orthopedic Management: Bones and Joints in MPS VI MPS Center of Excellence Program: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing MPS VI , Oakland, CA Jan. 2011
Orthopedic Trauma in the Newborn Second Annual Seattle Vietnam Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium , DaNang, Vietnam Oct. 2010
Fractures of the Lower Extremities Second Annual Seattle Vietnam Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium , DaNang, Vietnam Oct. 2010
Lower Extremity Deformity in the Skeletal Dysplasias Second Annual Seattle Vietnam Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium , DaNang, Vietnam Oct. 2010
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Late Presentation Second Annual Seattle Vietnam Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium , DaNang, Vietnam Oct. 2010
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Birth to 18 months Second Annual Seattle Vietnam Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium , DaNang, Vietnam Oct. 2010
Pediatric Spinal Deformity Second Annual Seattle Vietnam Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium , DaNang, Vietnam Oct. 2010
The Hip in Spastic Cerebral Palsy Second Annual Seattle Vietnam Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium , DaNang, Vietnam Oct. 2010
Septic Arthritis of the Hip Second Annual Seattle Vietnam Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium , DaNang, Vietnam Oct. 2010
Orthopaedic Management in the Mucopolysaccharidoses 24th Annual National MPS Society Family Conference , Buena Park, CA Sept. 2010
Do you know what happens after transplant in MPS I?: Bone Manifestations and Radiographic Measures The Lysosomal Storage Disorders: 13th North American LSD Registries Meeting , Dallas, TX May 2010
Multi-disciplinary Management: The Orthpedist Global MPS II Advisory Board Meeting , Miami, FL Feb. 2010
Gait Abnormalities in the Young Child Pediatrics for Primary Care CME , Seattle, WA Dec. 1, 2009
Neuromuscular Disorders AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review San Francisco, CA Dec. 1, 2009
Pediatric Tumors, Infection, Hematologic Diseases AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review , San Francisco, CA Dec. 1, 2009
Pediatric Upper Extremity Disorders, Dysplasias, Genetic Disorders AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review , San Francisco, CA Dec. 1, 2009
Neuromuscular Disorders AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review San Francisco, CA Dec. 2009
Pediatric Tumors, Infection, Hematologic Diseases AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review San Francisco, CA Dec. 2009
Orthopaedic Treatment in MPS Disease Congress on Bone Disease in MPS Patients, Portuguese Society for Metabolic Diseases Oakland, CA Nov. 1, 2009
Orthopedic Conditions of the Newborn 2009 Pacific Northwest National Confernce Advanced Practice in Primary and Acute Care Seattle, WA Oct. 1, 2009
Orthopaedic Treatment in MPS Disease Congress on Bone Disease in MPS Patients, Portuguese Society for Metabolic Diseases , Portugal Oct. 2009
Bone Manifestations and Outcome Measures in MPS I Early Diagnosis, Intervention, and Outcome of MPS I Disease Reykjavik, Iceland Aug. 1, 2009
Bone Manifestations and Outcome Measures in MPS I Early Diagnosis, Intervention, and Outcome of MPS I Disease , Reykjavik, Iceland Aug. 2009
Bones and Joints in MPS - Orthopedic Management MPS Family Meeting Chicago, IL June 1, 2009
Bones and Joints in MPS: Orthopedic Management All Family and Friends of Those Living with MPS Disease Conference Portland, OR April 1, 2009
Knee Pain First Annual Seattle Vietnam Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium, Da Nang , Da Nang, Vietnam March 1, 2009
Knee Deformity First Annual Seattle Vietnam Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium Da Nang, Vietnam March 1, 2009
Diagnosis and Management of Development Dysplasia of the Hip First Annual Seattle Vietnam Pedieatric Orthopedic Symposium Da Nang, Vietnam March 1, 2009
Bone Growth and Remodeling First Annual Seattle Vietnam Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium Da Nang, Vietnam March 1, 2009
Acquired Hip Disease First Annual Seattle Vietnam Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium Da Nang, Vietnam March 1, 2009
Pediatric Upper Extremity Disorders, Dysplasias, Genetic Disorders AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review San Francisco, CA

Research Funding

Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
Identifying Access Barriers in Children with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Seattle Childrens Hospital Center for Clinical and Translational Research $20000 Oct. 2011
A prospective randomized controlled trial of epidural catheters or lumbar plexus catheters to provide analgesia after hip surgery in children Seattle Children’s Hospital, Department of Anesthesia $10,000 June 2011
Phase III Clinical Trial: BMN-110 (GALNS) for MPS IVA (Morquio A Syndrome) BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc $300,000 Feb. 2011
Intraarticular corticosteroid therapy in Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease: A randomized controlled clinical trial Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, Angela S.M. Kuo Memorial Award, $30,000 Jan. 2011