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Mark G. Burnett, MD

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About Mark G. Burnett, MD

Dr. Burnett is fellowship-trained and board-certified in neurological surgery.

Dr. Burnett was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. After finishing his undergraduate degree at Yale University, where he was a Fulbright Scholar and studied international healthcare policy, he completed his medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1998. He then continued resident training in neurosurgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2005. Following his residency, Dr. Burnett completed a fellowship in complex spinal surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute.

His clinical interests include complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery, spinal sports medicine, neuro-trauma, neuro-oncology and peripheral nerve surgery. Conditions he commonly treats include spinal stenosis, herniated discs and brain/spinal tumors. As of 2018, Dr. Burnett is treating Parkinson’s disease and tremors with robot-assisted asleep deep brain stimulation (DBS).

He has been awarded two research grants from the National Institutes of Health for his work in neurophysiology and the development of non-invasive blood flow monitors to treat patients with brain and spinal injuries. He has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed manuscripts and multiple book chapters.

Dr. Burnett currently sees patients at our NeuroTexas locations in Austin-Eiger Road, Dripping Springs, Round Rock and San Marcos.

Dr. Burnett has been recognized as a Top Doc 2020, 2021 and 2022 by Austin Monthly Magazine. Winners are nominated by their peers as among the best in their region/nation in their medical specialty.



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
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Background

Education
  • Medical School: University Of Maryland School Of Medicine (1998)
  • Residency: Neurological Surgery, University Of Pennsylvania (2005)
  • Fellowship: Complex Spinal Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute (2006)
Certifications
  • Neurosurgery - -
Industry Relationships

Physicians who are not employed, contracted with administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health are not required to report relationships and activities with industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry). Information regarding these relationships is therefore not available on this page. However, patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

Reviews (134) for Mark G. Burnett, MD

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May 11, 2022
He is a wonderful doctor!
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May 10, 2022
Dr Burnett did spinal surgery on me several years ago for Stenosis. He is very thorough, thoughtful, and carefully explains all options for continued care. NO ONE other than Dr Burnett would ever perform surgery on my spine. I trust him completely!!
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May 5, 2022
Dr. Burnett explained everything in detail and spent all the time necessary.
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May 1, 2022
Great very informational
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Apr 29, 2022
First visit
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Apr 29, 2022
Dr Burnett was familiar with my file info, explained my situation clearly, and spent adequate time to answer my questions. I was glad that he is maintaining control of my case through steroid trials, CT scan, surgery decision, and pain doctor recommendations.
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Apr 26, 2022
Excellent knowledge and service
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Apr 26, 2022
Great
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Apr 26, 2022
Dr Burnett is the best!!!
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Apr 19, 2022
Only first visit but was very satisfied.
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Apr 19, 2022
Very good at explaining my condition and proposed treatment.
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Apr 19, 2022
Dr Burnett is highly regarded in the community. I am relieved that he will be doing my surgery
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Apr 17, 2022
Very informative
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Apr 16, 2022
Dr Burnett was very friendly and really explained everything to me.
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Apr 14, 2022
I received the best explanation of my issue that I have received from any other doctor.
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Apr 12, 2022
Dr. Burnett took his time with me during my appointment and he made sure that I understood everything. He is a very personable doctor that you don't find very often anymore!
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Apr 11, 2022
I really appreciated Dr. Burnett's genuine concern, approachable demeanor, and thorough explication of the biological mechanics involved. I feel relieved that I have a very knowledgeable professional that I can turn to for any neurological issues. The staff on duty that day was also very helpful and friendly. Thank you.
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Apr 11, 2022
Excellent
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Apr 7, 2022
Dr. Burnet is awesome! He has an excellent bedside manner, and seems very concerned for my well-being.
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Apr 5, 2022
Excellent
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Apr 1, 2022
I am a physician.One of my best visits ever.Very professional
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Mar 31, 2022
Dr Burnett was very patient with me. He listened carefully to my description of my problem and asked me questions in a kind and concerned manner. He carefully explained to me my MRI results and answered all my questions. He discussed several treatment options and which plan of action might work best for me. I am very confident in his abilities and grateful for his caring attitude.
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Mar 23, 2022
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Mar 15, 2022
He was approachable, listened & thoroughly told me what he intended to do & why!
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Mar 12, 2022
Very good
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Mar 11, 2022
One of the best experiences I've ever had in my lifetime, I will consider myself a forever patient, if I ever needed a provider in the future
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Mar 10, 2022
Very informative and feel confident in Dr Burnett. He has operated on me before and considers all options before recommending surgery.
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Mar 8, 2022
Concern with my problem and made recommendation for my next visit. Was in clinic on an ice day
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Mar 6, 2022
Dr. Burnett is always so professional, kind and helpful
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Mar 4, 2022
I like Dr Burnett because he's always up front and honest with me about whether or not I'm going to need surgery. If there are alternatives instead, he will recommend them. I feel we both work together to make a good decision on my part. I like his personality and his professionalism. I would recommend him to any of my friends and family.
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Mar 3, 2022
Dr Mark Burnett is amazing and gave me back mobility.
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Feb 26, 2022
Dr didn't rush at all, was very pleasant to talk to and explained it well.
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Feb 24, 2022
Very impressed with Dr. Burnett!
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Feb 23, 2022
Very nice and personable, knowledgeable and made me feel comfortable.
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Feb 19, 2022
Always great
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Feb 19, 2022
Dr Burnett is awesome, caring and listens.
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Feb 18, 2022
Very good
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Feb 5, 2022
Dr Burnette was extremely friendly and at ease discussing my proposed surgery. We discussed the details of the surgery and the MRI tests and how they relate to the surgery. By the end of the conversation my uncomfortable feeling about the procedure and the implant was calmed.
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Feb 4, 2022
Dr. Mark Burnett has cared for me since 2014 . I feel comfortable with him . I like him as a human being and I respect his knowledge as a medical doctor.
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Feb 4, 2022
Dr. Burnett is the most professional and courteous practitioner I have had in my life. He demonstrates an exceptional degree of skill, not only in the active task of care, but In communication with his patient. I have complete confidence in his opinion, value his expertise and count myself very lucky to have him as my doctor.
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Feb 3, 2022
I highly recommend Dr. Burnett - he made me feel at ease during a scary time. He is very knowledgeable, attentive, and has excellent bedside manner.
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Feb 3, 2022
This provider has performed surgery for my husband. Great job. Now it my time.
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Feb 2, 2022
Dr. Burnett is the best!! I love that he really cares about me as a human first, patient second.
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Jan 31, 2022
Dr B is top notch! Would HIGHLY recommend him!
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Jan 27, 2022
Dr Burnett is excellent. He listen to my concerns, answered questions, and took his time with me.
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Jan 25, 2022
I was very satisfied with this provider
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Jan 17, 2022
It was absolutely delightful.
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Jan 15, 2022
This was my 3rd consult. After meeting with Dr Burnett I immediately scheduled surgery and felt very good about my decision
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Jan 12, 2022
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Jan 12, 2022
Everything is as great!!
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Jan 11, 2022
I was more then satisfied with all my treatment and the staff was very nice and helpful.. I'm glad I came to Baylor Scott and White and to Dr. Burnett
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Jan 11, 2022
Dr. Burnett was extremely knowledgeable. He showed empathy, concern, and wanted to provide the best possible care.
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Jan 11, 2022
Our question was answered so quickly and we so happy to know what the problem was and how it can be handled
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Jan 10, 2022
He is normally the one that sees me and I really appreciate that!
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Jan 5, 2022
Wonderful visit
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Jan 4, 2022
Truly Outstanding! Dr. Burnett made sure that I got my back surgery as fast as possible and during the busy holiday season. I can't thank him enough for scheduling my surgery so quickly and getting me in the hospital so fast! Thank you, Dr. Burnett, and thanks to your entire medical staff!
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Dec 28, 2021
Great very professional
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Dec 22, 2021
I have seen many doctors over the years. I am so impressed with Dr. Burnett and his staff!
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Dec 22, 2021
Dr Burnett comes highly recommended from our family doctor and several friends who have used him.
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Dec 22, 2021
Thank you for listening to my concerns and issues! Very well run operation and staff are great.
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Dec 20, 2021
Excellent
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Dec 17, 2021
Dr. Burnett made me feel comfortable from the minute he walked in the room. I could tell he was a very caring man.
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Dec 16, 2021
Dr. Burnett was very kind and helpful. He made me feel very comfortable and I trust that I am in good hands with him.
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Dec 15, 2021
Always good
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Dec 14, 2021
Very good .
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Dec 8, 2021
Dr Burnett is polite, kind, courteous, Professional, and caring to my health needs. He is very sincere and has a good personality. Great Physician!
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Dec 4, 2021
Liked physician very much, very informative.
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Nov 27, 2021
I was very impressed with my Doctor; he took the time to show and explain the work he had preformed on my back in detail.
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Nov 25, 2021
He took lots of time showing he really cared. Thank you Dr Burnet, you are awesome!
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