Eric White, MD

Clinical Professor of Radiology (Clinician Educator)

Section Chief of Musculoskeletal

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Dr. White is Chief of Musculoskeletal Radiology at University of Southern California – Keck University Hospital and Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center.

Dr. White’s studies have been published in multiple journals, including Radiographics, Skeletal Radiology, and Emergency Radiology. He has presented his research at local and national meetings including the Radiological Society of North America, The American Roentgen Ray Society and The Los Angeles Radiological Society.

Prior to joining USC, Dr. White earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College. He completed his residency at Temple University. He was granted a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at University of Southern California.

Dr. White is certified by the American Board of Radiology. He is a member of the Radiological Society of North America and the Society of Skeletal Radiology. Dr. White has received numerous honors including educational awards at the Radiological Society of North America Annual Meetings. He has been voted a Top Doctor by Pasadena Magazine numerous years.

Dr. White is a board certified radiologist, who is interested in all aspects of musculoskeletal radiology, including post operative imaging of sport injuries, musculoskeletal interventions, and musculoskeletal ultrasound. He is dedicated to improving patient care and to the core values of Keck Medicine of USC. In addition to clinical work and research, he enjoys teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, and fellows.


  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Meniscus Surgeries: Illustrative Review, 2017
  • RSNA: Cum Laude Award, Musculoskeletal Lipomatous Tumors, 2017
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, A Guided Tour of the Anterior Knee, 2016
  • RSNA: Cum Laude Award, Beyond Valley Fever, 2016
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, MRI of Chondrosis and Cartilage Repair Surgeries, 2016
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Coracoid: The Lighthouse of the Shoulder, 2015
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Scapulothoracic Bursitis and Snapping Scapula, 2015
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Musculoskeletal Manifestations of Hematologic Malignancies, 2015
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy, 2015
  • RSNA: Cum Laude Award, The TFCC – An Illustrated Review, 2014
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Inferior Glenohumeral Labroligamentous (IGHL) Complex, 2014
  • RSNA: Magna Cum Laude Award, Sesamoiditis and Turf Toe, 2013
  • RSNA: Cum Laude Award, Posteromedial Corner of the Knee, 2013
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Elbow Fracture Patterns, 2012
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Hand Infections, 2012
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Osteosarcoma Variants, 2012
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, TB or on TB? That is the Question, 2012
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Sternoclavicular Joint Pathology, 2011
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Giant Cell Tumors, 2011
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Injuries of the Medial Collateral Ligament: A Multimodality Review, 2010
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Transient Lateral Patellar Dislocation, 2010
  • RSNA: Cum Laude Award, Limb-sparing Surgery for Distal Femoral and Proximal Tibial Bone Lesions, 2010
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Elbow Arthroplasties and Osteoarticular Allografts, 2010
  • Pasadena Magazine: Top Doctor, 2009-2019
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Bursae of the Knee: Normal Anatomy, Complications, and Mimics, 2009
  • RSNA: Certificate of Merit, Impending Pathologic Fractures in Lytic Bone Lesions, 2008


  • A Precise and Reliable Method of Determining Lesion Size in Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head Using Volumes J Arthroplasty. 2020 01; 35(1):285-290. . View in PubMed
  • MR imaging of cartilage repair surgery of the knee Clin Imaging. 2019 Nov – Dec; 58:129-139. . View in PubMed
  • Adhesive capsulitis: review of imaging findings, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and treatment options Skeletal Radiol. 2019 Aug; 48(8):1171-1184. . View in PubMed
  • Coracoid process fractures: anatomy, injury patterns, multimodality imaging, and approach to management Emerg Radiol. 2019 Aug; 26(4):449-458. . View in PubMed
  • Intra-articular tongue-type fractures of the calcaneus: anatomy, injury patterns, and an approach to management Emerg Radiol. 2019 Feb; 26(1):67-74. . View in PubMed
  • Musculoskeletal Pitfalls on Fluorodeoxyglucose F 18 PET-Computed Tomography: Pictorial Review PET Clin. 2018 Oct; 13(4):587-607. . View in PubMed
  • The anterior knee: normal variants, common pathologies, and diagnostic pitfalls on MRI Skeletal Radiol. 2018 Aug; 47(8):1069-1086. . View in PubMed
  • Acetabular labral tear description and measures of pincer and cam-type femoroacetabular impingement and interobserver variability on 3? T MR arthrograms. Clin Imaging. 2018 Jul – Aug; 50:194-200.. View in PubMed
  • Isolated greater tuberosity fractures of the proximal humerus: anatomy, injury patterns, multimodality imaging, and approach to management Emerg Radiol. 2018 Jun; 25(3):235-246. . View in PubMed
  • Scapulothoracic pathology: review of anatomy, pathophysiology, imaging findings, and an approach to management Skeletal Radiol. 2018 Feb; 47(2):161-171. . View in PubMed
  • Detection of Traumatic Pediatric Elbow Joint Effusion Using a Deep Convolutional Neural Network AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 12; 211(6):1361-1368. . View in PubMed
  • J Orthop Trauma. 2018 02; 32(2):61-66. . View in PubMed
  • Lung Adenocarcinoma with Miliary Metastases and Left Femur Pathologic Fracture: an Unusual Case Mimicking Disseminated Tuberculosis HSS J. 2017 Jul; 13(2):201-206. . View in PubMed
  • The iliotibial tract: imaging, anatomy, injuries, and other pathology Skeletal Radiol. 2017 May; 46(5):605-622. . View in PubMed
  • Musculoskeletal Imaging Findings of Hematologic Malignancies Radiographics. 2017 May-Jun; 37(3):881-900. . View in PubMed
  • Inferior glenohumeral ligament (IGHL) complex: anatomy, injuries, imaging features, and treatment options Emerg Radiol. 2017 Feb; 24(1):65-71. . View in PubMed
  • US and MR Imaging of Pectoralis Major Injuries Radiographics. 2017 Jan-Feb; 37(1):176-189. . View in PubMed
  • Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy: Clinical and Imaging Features Radiographics. 2017 Jan-Feb; 37(1):157-195. . View in PubMed
  • Measurement of Clavicle Fracture Shortening Using Computed Tomography and Chest Radiography Clin Orthop Surg. 2016 Dec; 8(4):367-372. . View in PubMed
  • Coracoid Process: The Lighthouse of the Shoulder Radiographics. 2016 Nov-Dec; 36(7):2084-2101. . View in PubMed
  • Stress fractures: pathophysiology, clinical presentation, imaging features, and treatment options Emerg Radiol. 2016 Aug; 23(4):365-75. . View in PubMed
  • Radiographic Landmarks for Identifying the Anterolateral Ligament of the Knee Arthroscopy. 2016 05; 32(5):844-8. . View in PubMed
  • The Traumatized TFCC: An Illustrated Review of the Anatomy and Injury Patterns of the Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2016 Jan-Feb; 45(1):39-50. . View in PubMed
  • Partial semitendinosus tendon tear in a young athlete: a case report and review of the distal semitendinosus anatomy Skeletal Radiol. 2015 Jul; 44(7):1051-6. . View in PubMed
  • Giant cell tumor: rapid recurrence after cessation of long-term denosumab therapy Skeletal Radiol. 2015 Jul; 44(7):1027-31. . View in PubMed
  • Turf toe and sesamoiditis: what the radiologist needs to know Clin Imaging. 2015 May-Jun; 39(3):380-9. . View in PubMed
  • Subacromial volume and rotator cuff tears: Does an association exist? Indian J Orthop. 2015 May-Jun; 49(3):300-3.. View in PubMed
  • Coronal plane fracture of the femoral condyles: anatomy, injury patterns, and approach to management of the Hoffa fragment Skeletal Radiol. 2015 Jan; 44(1):37-43. . View in PubMed
  • High-pressure paint gun injury: clinical presentation and imaging findings Emerg Radiol. 2014 Dec; 21(6):627-30. . View in PubMed
  • Hand infections: anatomy, types and spread of infection, imaging findings, and treatment options Radiographics. 2014 Nov-Dec; 34(7):1968-86. . View in PubMed
  • Differentiation of lipoma from liposarcoma on MRI using texture and shape analysis Acad Radiol. 2014 Sep; 21(9):1185-94. . View in PubMed
  • Superolateral hoffa fat-pad edema and patellofemoral maltracking: predictive modeling AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2014 Aug; 203(2):W207-12. . View in PubMed
  • Musculoskeletal manifestations of endocrine disorders Clin Imaging. 2014 Jul-Aug; 38(4):384-396. . View in PubMed
  • Madura foot: two case reports, review of the literature, and new developments with clinical correlation Skeletal Radiol. 2014 Apr; 43(4):547-53. . View in PubMed
  • The Morel-Lavallée lesion: pathophysiology, clinical presentation, imaging features, and treatment options Emerg Radiol. 2014 Feb; 21(1):35-43. . View in PubMed
  • Radiographic landmarks for locating the femoral origin of the superficial medial collateral ligament Am J Sports Med. 2013 Nov; 41(11):2527-32. . View in PubMed
  • Lipoma arborescens of the biceps tendon sheath Skeletal Radiol. 2013 Oct; 42(10):1461-4. . View in PubMed
  • Cruciate ligament avulsion fractures: anatomy, biomechanics, injury patterns, and approach to management Emerg Radiol. 2013 Oct; 20(5):429-40. . View in PubMed
  • Bilateral primary xanthoma of the humeri with pathologic fractures: A case report World J Radiol. 2013 Sep 28; 5(9):345-8. . View in PubMed
  • Limb-sparing surgery for distal femoral and proximal tibial bone lesions: imaging findings with intraoperative correlation AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2013 Feb; 200(2):W193-203. . View in PubMed
  • Calvarial Lesions and Pseudolesions: Differential Diagnosis and Pictorial Review of Pathologic Entities Presenting with Focal Calvarial Abnormalities Neurographics. 2013; 3(3):108-117. . View in PubMed
  • Giant cell tumor of bone: review, mimics, and new developments in treatment Radiographics. 2013 Jan-Feb; 33(1):197-211. . View in PubMed
  • Transient lateral patellar dislocation: review of imaging findings, patellofemoral anatomy, and treatment options Emerg Radiol. 2013 Jan; 20(1):11-23. . View in PubMed
  • Structure and function, injury, pathology, and treatment of the medial collateral ligament of the knee Emerg Radiol. 2012 Dec; 19(6):489-98. . View in PubMed
  • Acromioclavicular joint injuries and reconstructions: a review of expected imaging findings and potential complications Emerg Radiol. 2012 Oct; 19(5):399-413. . View in PubMed
  • Sclerosing bone dysplasias: review and differentiation from other causes of osteosclerosis Radiographics. 2011 Nov-Dec; 31(7):1865-82. . View in PubMed
  • Tumoral calcinosis: sonographic sedimentation sign J Clin Ultrasound. 2011 Jul; 39(6):367-70. . View in PubMed
  • Gallery of uncommon orthopedic implants: a guide for emergency radiologist Emerg Radiol. 2010 May; 17(3):227-47. . View in PubMed
  • Emergency joint aspiration: a guide for radiologists on call Radiographics. 2009 Jul-Aug; 29(4):1139-58. . View in PubMed
  • Avulsion fractures of the knee: imaging findings and clinical significance Radiographics. 2008 Oct; 28(6):1755-70. . View in PubMed
  • Range of normal and abnormal subacromial/subdeltoid bursa fluid J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2006 Mar-Apr; 30(2):316-20. . View in PubMed