Neil H. White, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
Patient Oriented Research UnitEndocrinology and Diabetes

phone: (314) 286-1157


  • B.S., State University of New York at Albany1971
  • M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine1975


  • Internship and Residency in Pediatrics, Washington University1975 - 1977
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Washington Univeristy1977 - 1979

Licensure and Board Certification

  • National Board of Medical Examiners 1976
  • MO, 1979
  • American Board of Pediatrics 1981
  • Pediatric Endocrinology1983
  • Certified Diabetes Educator 1992
  • Certified Diabetes Educator1992


  • Signum Laudis, Honorary Scholastic Society, SUNY at Albany1971
  • Award for Meritorious Service, American Diabetes Association, Michigan1991
  • Listed in "Best Doctors in America"1994
  • Award for Outstanding Service, American Diabetes Association1997
  • Award for Outstanding Service, American Diabetes Association1998
  • Outstanding Contribution to Camping and Diabetes, American Diabetes Association1998
  • Award for Outstanding Service, American Diabetes Association1999
  • Life Member, National Registry of Who's Who1999
  • Best Doctors in St. Louis, Pediatric Endocrinology, St. Louis Magazine2000 - Pres
  • Listed America's Top Doctors, 3rd Edition2003
  • Listed in Who's Who in America, 57th Edition2003
  • Listed America's Top Doctors, 4th edition2004
  • Listed in Castle Connolly Top Doctor Guides2004
  • Best Doctors in St. Louis, Pediatric Endocrinology, St. Louis Magazine2005 - Pres
  • Listed America's Top Doctors, 5th Edition2005
  • Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 6th edition2006
  • America’s Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical, LTD2010 - Pres
  • Global Directory of Who’s Who (Top Doctors)2010 - Pres

Selected Publications view all (10)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Stanley CA, Rozance PJ, Thornton PS, De Leon DD, Harris D, Haymond MW, Hussain K, Levitsky LL, Murad MH, Simmons RA, Sperling MA, Weinstein DA, White NH, Wolfsdorf JI. Re-evaluating "transitional neonatal hypoglycemia": mechanism and implications for management. J Pediatr. 2015;166(6):1520-1525.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.02.045  PMID:25819173  
  2. Duncan AE, Auslander WF, Bucholz KK, Hudson DL, Stein RI, White NH. Relationship between abuse and neglect in childhood and diabetes in adulthood: differential effects by sex, national longitudinal study of adolescent health. Prev Chronic Dis. 2015;12:E70. doi:10.5888/pcd12.140434  PMCID:PMC4436043  PMID:25950577  
  3. Thornton PS, Stanley CA, De Leon DD, Harris D, Haymond MW, Hussain K, Levitsky LL, Murad MH, Rozance PJ, Simmons RA, Sperling MA, Weinstein DA, White NH, Wolfsdorf JI, Pediatric Endocrine Society. Recommendations from the Pediatric Endocrine Society for Evaluation and Management of Persistent Hypoglycemia in Neonates, Infants, and Children. J Pediatr. 2015. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.03.057  PMID:25957977  
  4. Mauras N, Mazaika P, Buckingham B, Weinzimer S, White NH, Tsalikian E, Hershey T, Cato A, Cheng P, Kollman C, Beck RW, Ruedy K, Aye T, Fox L, Arbelaez AM, Wilson D, Tansey M, Tamborlane W, Peng D, Marzelli M, Winer KK, Reiss AL, Diabetes Research in Children Network (DirecNet). Longitudinal assessment of neuroanatomical and cognitive differences in young children with type 1 diabetes: association with hyperglycemia. Diabetes. 2015;64(5):1770-9. doi:10.2337/db14-1445  PMCID:PMC4407847  PMID:25488901  
  5. DCCT/EDIC Research Group, Aiello LP, Sun W, Das A, Gangaputra S, Kiss S, Klein R, Cleary PA, Lachin JM, Nathan DM. Intensive diabetes therapy and ocular surgery in type 1 diabetes. N Engl J Med. 2015;372(18):1722-33. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1409463  PMCID:PMC4465212  PMID:25923552  
  6. Aroda VR, Christophi CA, Edelstein SL, Zhang P, Herman WH, Barrett-Connor E, Delahanty LM, Montez MG, Ackermann RT, Zhuo X, Knowler WC, Ratner RE, Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group. The effect of lifestyle intervention and metformin on preventing or delaying diabetes among women with and without gestational diabetes: the Diabetes Prevention Program outcomes study 10-year follow-up. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015;100(4):1646-53. doi:10.1210/jc.2014-3761  PMCID:PMC4399293  PMID:25706240  
  7. Marrero DG, Ma Y, de Groot M, Horton ES, Price DW, Barrett-Connor E, Carnethon MR, Knowler WC, Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group. Depressive symptoms, antidepressant medication use, and new onset of diabetes in participants of the diabetes prevention program and the diabetes prevention program outcomes study. Psychosom Med. 2015;77(3):303-10. doi:10.1097/PSY.0000000000000156  PMCID:PMC4397126  PMID:25775165  
  8. Marshall BA, Green RP, Wambach J, White NH, Remedi MS, Nichols CG. Remission of severe neonatal diabetes with very early sulfonylurea treatment. Diabetes Care. 2015;38(3):e38-9. doi:10.2337/dc14-2124  PMID:25715421  
  9. Kelsey MM, Geffner ME, Guandalini C, Pyle L, Tamborlane WV, Zeitler PS, White NH, Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents and Youth (TODAY) Study Group. Presentation and effectiveness of early treatment of type 2 diabetes in youth: lessons from the TODAY study. Pediatr Diabetes. 2015. doi:10.1111/pedi.12264  PMID:25690268  
  10. Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT)/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) Research Group, Lachin JM, White NH, Hainsworth DP, Sun W, Cleary PA, Nathan DM. Effect of intensive diabetes therapy on the progression of diabetic retinopathy in patients with type 1 diabetes: 18 years of follow-up in the DCCT/EDIC. Diabetes. 2015;64(2):631-42. doi:10.2337/db14-0930  PMCID:PMC4303965  PMID:25204977