Dr. Mark Burnett, MD

Dr. Mark Burnett, MD

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47 y/o
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Dr. Mark Burnett, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, and more.

NeuroTexas PLLC

3000 N Interstate 35 Ste 600

Austin, TX 78705
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Scott & White Health Plan
  • Three Rivers Provider Network

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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10  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Brain Aneurysms
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurocritical Care
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

177  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Astrocytoma
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Cavernous Malformation Brain
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Contusion
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasm
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Nerve Disorders
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Discitis
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Dystonia
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Gliosarcoma
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Tumor
  • Intradural Spinal Arachnoid Cyst
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lower Back Sprain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malignant Schwannoma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Meningocele
  • Meningoencephalocele
  • Meningomyelocele
  • Meralgia Paresthetica
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Pineal Region Tumors
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Posterior Interosseous Nerve Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Sacral Plexopathy
  • Sacroilitis
  • Scheuermann's Disease
  • Schwannoma
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Shock
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprain
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Syringomyelia
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Visual Field Defects
  • von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome
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73  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Adult Scoliosis Correction
  • Aneurysm Clipping
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrovascular Surgery
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc surgery
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Frameless Stereotactic Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intracranial Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microneurovascular Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Opiate Pump Implantation
  • Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus Reconstruction
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Lesions
  • Stereotaxis
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Total Disc Replacement
  • Tumor Surgery
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Yale University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Pennsylvanis
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • BARROW NEUROLOGICAL INSTITUTE
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Fulbright Scholar
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burnett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burnett's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burnett to family and friends
31 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Burnett's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (6)

Exceptional care with a patient centered approach! I have sought care for my back appx 1.5 years with little to no relief until now. Upon my first appt with Dr. Burnett it was evident that his priority was to not only diagnose my back, but to ensure I understood my condition and thoroughly educate...more
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If I could give Dr Burnett 6 stars, I would. My teenage son herniated a disc in his lumbar lifting weights. The sciatic pain was so bad, that he was unable to walk normally. We are now 4 weeks post op, and he is pain free. Dr Burnett gave him back his youth! I couldn’t be happier with the overall...more
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Dr. Burnett came highly recommended by my sister in law. She had the same problem with her cervical disc C4-6 as myself. She was 100% satisfied with Dr. Burnett as I was as well. I had chronic pain in my neck and shoulder. Plus I'd lost strength & movement in my left arm. Three yrs. ago Dr. Burnett...more
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I had massive shoulder and neck pain for months last year. I had been to 2 different orthopedic surgeons who both recommended fusion. At my first appointment with Dr. Burnett, he listened to my story (my active lifestyle/my desire to get full motion back) and he gave me the best options. I wound up...more
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I had been to several neurologists and a variety of other doctors over the course of 2 years before finally visiting Dr. Burnett. He was compassionate, thorough, and most importantly took the time to discuss my issues with me in detail and explain to me what that meant. I cannot recommend him...more
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