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James Burner, M.D.

Director of Pathology Residency Training Program; Medical Director of Transfusion Services, Parkland

  • Pathology


Dr. Burner is originally from Fargo, North Dakota. He received both his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine at the North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND. Following medical school, he completed his Anatomic/Clinical Pathology residency at the University of Missouri-­‐Kansas City School of Medicine. Following completion of a fellowship in Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine at Cedar-­‐Sinai Medical Center in 2004, he joined the pathology faculty at UTSW as a member of the division of transfusion medicine and hemostasis. He currently serves as the director of transfusion services for both Parkland hospital and UTSW University Hospitals. In addition he is the program director of the transfusion medicine training program and associate director of the pathology residency training program at UTSW.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Truman Medical Center-West (1999-1999), Pathology
  • Medical School - University of North Dakota
  • Residency - University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Med (1994-1999), Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • Fellowship - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (2003-2004), Transfusion Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • North Texas Society of Pathology (2005-2015), Member
  • American Society for Apheresis (2006-2016), Member
  • American Association of Blood Banks (1999-2018), Member
  • American Society of Clinical Pathologists (1994-2018), Fellow; Editor-in-Chief, ASCP Case Reports
  • California Blood Bank Society (2003-2018), Board of Directors, Treasurer
  • College of American Pathology (1994-2018), Fellow
Honors & Awards
  • Vernie A. Stembridge Clinical Pathology Teaching Award 2018, Presented annually by clinical pathology residents to clinical pathology faculty for commitment to excellence in teaching.
Books & Publications
  • Therapeutic Apheresis
  • Red Cell Genotyping
  • Immunohematology