Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Nonoperative Spinal Evaluation, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. Burns has been with Advanced Orthopedic Specialists since 1996. After receiving his bachelor of arts degree in anthropology from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Dr. Burns went on to complete his doctor of osteopathy at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. While at the same institution, he finished his general internship. From there, Dr. Burns completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Missouri. In addition to his medical training, Dr. Burns served as Captain and General Medical Officer in the United States Army.

In addition to his clinical duties, Dr. Burns enjoys an array of outdoor activities, including fishing, bird watching, bee keeping, and gardening. He also likes traveling, painting, and studying theology.

Dr. Burns is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Undergraduate

  • Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska

Medical School

  • Doctor of Osteopathy, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, Missouri

Internship

  • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, Missouri

Residency

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Certification

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
"Dr. Burns is treating my right knee revision...He injected an epidural in my spine to help the nerve going done o my knee...He is a wonderful doctor as well as Dr. Knight who did the revision back in January of his year....All of my visits and care have positive experiences..." – Pamela L. 
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