Dr. Burns is a graduate of Davidson College and the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of North Carolina Hospitals.
Dr. Burns is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He worked as a general surgeon at Regional Surgical Associates in Durham and Chapel Hill, NC for 12 years. His current clinical interests are in wound care, hyperbaric medicine, and venous disease.