Dennis Burns, M.D.

Dennis Burns, M.D.

  • Distinguished Teaching Professor
  • Pathology
  • Diagnostic Neuropathology

Biography

Dr. Burns was named a Super Doctor by Texas Monthly in 2018.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School
  • Internship - Parkland Memorial Hospital (1978-1978), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - Parkland Memorial Hospital (1979-1983), Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • Fellowship - Parkland Memorial Hospital (1984-1985), Neuropathology
  • Internship - Parkland Memorial Hospital (1979-1979), Internal Medicine
Honors & Awards
  • Faculty teaching awards, 1984-2017
  • Minnie Stevens Piper Professor 2016
  • University of Texas Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award 2016
  • Pre-Clinical Distinguished Educator Award 2006
  • Stembridge Faculty Teaching Award 1993
  • Alpha Omega Alpha 1977
  • Recipient, Robert A. Welch Foundation Scholarship 1972
Books & Publications
Research
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Pathology of neurofibromatosis type 1 models

Clinical Focus

  • Diagnostic Neuropathology

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