Dr. Aisha White serves as the Medical Director for Viva Day Spa + Med Spa, and is one of just a handful of female board-certified plastic surgeons in Austin. In addition to leading the all female medical team at Viva, Dr. White specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery at her private practice, Quintessence Plastic Surgery.
A native of New Orleans, she was drawn to a career in cosmetic plastic surgery because she saw first-hand how it could transform people’s bodies — and more importantly, their self-esteem and overall happiness. To Dr. White, plastic surgery is about beauty and strength. “When you are comfortable in your skin,” she says, “you are empowered.”
Education & Training
Dr. White received her baccalaureate in Microbiology at Howard University and her M.D. at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. While in medical school, Dr. White also earned a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
She completed her General Surgery Internship and Residency at the SUNY (State University of New York) Health Center, and her residency in Plastic Surgery at The University of Illinois at Chicago. Her certifications include the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Aisha White, M.D. performs a wide range of minimally invasive and surgical procedures for both men and women. Her specialties include breast surgery — breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, and breast reconstruction — mommy makeovers, tummy tucks, and other cosmetic surgeries. View her surgical Before & After Gallery here.
Awards & Recognition
Over her professional career, Dr. White has been the recipient of various awards, including:
Giving back to the Austin community is a top priority for Dr. White — volunteer work “keeps me grounded and grateful.” She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Ballet Austin, Leadership Austin, and Vivent Health (formerly AIDS Services of Austin).
Dr. White is Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee of the Department of Surgery at the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas. She is also a Sustaining Member of the Junior League of Austin.