Dr. Burnett's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Board certified in Neurosurgery
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
Peripheral Nerve Surgery
Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
Traumatic Brain Injury
Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
Why It Matters: Dr. Burnett's Board Certifications
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
Arthritis of the Spine
Brachial Plexus Injuries
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cavernous Malformation Brain
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Vascular Disease
Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasm
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chronic Neck Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Difficulty With Walking
Head and Neck Conditions
Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intradural Spinal Arachnoid Cyst
Low Back Pain
Lower Back Injuries
Lower Back Sprain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pinched Nerve in Neck
Pineal Region Tumors
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Posterior Interosseous Nerve Syndrome
Radial Nerve Entrapment
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulnar Nerve Injuries
Vertebral Column Tumors
Visual Field Defects
von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome
Adult Scoliosis Correction
Artificial Disc Replacement
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brain Tumor Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
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
Peripheral Nerve and Brachial Plexus Reconstruction
Skull Base Surgery
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Pump Implant
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Spacer Procedure
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Total Disc Replacement
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Texas.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
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
Other Education | Completed 1994
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. Burnett has no media or publications listed.
Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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