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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Burnett trained at the New York University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Otolaryngology at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center/Penn State College of Medicine and another in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Burnett completed his fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina.
  • Dr. Burnett is a member of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, American College of Surgeons, American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Medical Association.
  • Dr. Burnett practices the full breadth of otolaryngology, specializing in disorders of the sinuses and sinus surgery, disorders of the throat, ears and head and neck.
  • As a medical student at NYU, Dr. Burnett launched NYU School of Medicine’s African Medical Textbook Project, which aimed to provide African medical schools and libraries with new and used science textbooks. During the four years that he directed the program, several thousand much-needed textbooks were sent to medical institutions in Liberia, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria and Zimbabwe. The program was constructed as a joint venture of the NYU School of Medicine, U.S. State Department, textbook publishers, and corporate philanthropists. In 1992, Dr. Burnett won the NYU President’s Award for Volunteerism and Community Service. Two years later he was awarded the Alex Rosen Award for Excellence in Medicine and Humanities.


  • Medical School - New York University
  • Pennsylvania State University, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Residency in Otolaryngology
  • Medical University of South Carolina, Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Residency in Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology

Awards and Publications

  • Alex Rosen Award for Excellence in Medicine and The Humanities

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Language Spoken

  • English