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Carrie M. Burns, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Suite 4-900W
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BA (Biological Sciences)
Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ, 1998.
MD (Combined Degree Program)
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ, 2001.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine Resident, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, 2001-2004.
Clinical and Research Fellow, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2005-2007.
Clinical Research Certificate in Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2006-2007.
Certifications
ABIM Board Certification in Internal Medicine, 2004.
ABIM Board Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 2007.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Burns joined the faculty of the division in 2007 as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. She completed her B.A. in Biological Sciences at Rutgers College and received her medical doctorate from UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed her residency training at Brown University in Providence, RI and trained as a fellow in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism here at University of Pennsylvania.

Her clinical interests include Diabetes (type 1 and type 2), and General Endocrinology including thyroid disease and osteoporosis. Dr. Burns currently serves as the medical director of the Diabetes in pregnancy program.

Her clinical practices are located at the Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center, Penn Endocrinology at HUP (located in the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine) and Pennsylvania Hospital.

Selected Publications

Burns C., Ratcliffe S., Gooneratne N., Cappola AR.: A Pilot Study of Ghrelin in Healthy and Frail Older Women. Abstract presented at the Endocrine Society meeting, Washington, DC. 2009 Notes: Poster Presentation.

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Last updated: 12/20/2013
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