Kertrisa McWhite, MD

Middlesex Health Surgical Alliance
Primary Specialty: Breast Surgery
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Kertrisa McWhite, MD

About Me

Specialties/Areas of Care

Breast Surgery

Surgical Oncology


Kertrisa McWhite, MD is a fellowship-trained breast surgeon at the Middlesex Health Surgical Alliance and the Comprehensive Breast Center.

Education & Training

Dr. McWhite is certified by the American Board of Surgery. She completed her fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and her residency at Monmouth Medical Center. Dr. McWhite earned her medical degree at the Drexel University College of Medicine.


Dr. McWhite specializes in intraoperative tumor localization using ultrasound and radiofrequency devices. She also has experience with the placement of radiation brachytherapy devices. Dr. McWhite comes to Middlesex Health having been in a leadership role as Breast Center Director at Atlantic General Hospital.

Compassionate Care

Dr. McWhite believes that it is crucial for both physical and emotional health that patients partner with their physicians to make educated decisions. Every cancer is different, and every patient is different. Therefore, every patient's treatment plan should be tailored with compassion and understanding to their specific needs.

More About Dr. McWhite

Dr. McWhite is a proponent for an individualized, multidisciplinary approach to cancer care and enjoys being a community advocate for breast screenings. Outside of her practice, Dr. McWhite enjoys science fiction, antiques, and pop culture collectibles, as well as traveling and camping with her children. 

Special Interests

Cancer screening for high risk patients
Minimally invasive localization of lesions
Partial breast radiation


Education & Training

Fellowship University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Residency Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ
Medical School Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery

Locations & Appointments

2 Office Locations

1Middlesex Health Comprehensive Breast Center - Middletown

540 Saybrook Road
Suite 100B
Middletown, CT 06457
Middlesex Health Comprehensive Breast Center - Middletown

2Middlesex Health Comprehensive Breast Center - Westbrook

250 Flat Rock Pl
Westbrook, CT 06498
Middlesex Health Comprehensive Breast Center - Westbrook

Insurance Accepted

Middlesex Health treats patients in their emergency departments regardless of their ability to pay.

  • Multiplan
  • ConnectiCare
  • Centivo
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare (including Golden Rule, UMR, United Behavioral Health, United Integrated Resources)
  • Aetna
  • Oxford Healthplans
  • Medicare
  • Connecticut State Medicaid (Husky) A, B, C, D, Charter Oak
  • Northeast Health Direct
  • Healthcare Value Management
  • CarePartners of Connecticut
  • Champus/Tricare
  • Value Options (Behavioral Health services only)
  • MHN (Behavioral Health services only)
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield
  • Private Health Systems (PHCS)
  • Cigna
  • Cigna (including Starbridge and Great West)
  • HMC

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