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Carlos Duncan Burnett, MD, FACS

189 Elm Street
Westfield, New Jersey 07090
Telephone: 908-233-0200
Fax: 908-654-7134

SPECIALTY

  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Hand Surgery

EDUCATION

  • New York University School of Medicine, MD 1986, New York, NY
  • College of Columbia University, BA 1982, New York, NY
    • Major/Concentration: Chemistry
    • Position in graduating class: Top third
  • Brooklyn Technical High School, 1978, Brooklyn, NY
    • Position in graduating class: Top 4%

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

  • 1986 Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • 1987 Medical License, State of New York (inactive)
  • 1992 Medical License, State of California (inactive)
  • 1995 Medical License, State of New Jersey (active)
  • 1994 Board eligible, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • 1997 Board eligible, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • 1999 Board certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • 2009 Recertification, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • 2018 Recertification, American Board of Plastic Surgery

INTERNSHIP, RESIDENCE, AND FELLOWSHIPS

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

  • 1995-1996 Chief Resident, Plastic Surgery
  • 1994-1996 Plastic Surgery, Residency

Newark, NJ

Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center

1993-1994 Reconstructive Plastic Surgery / Cleft lip & palate surgery / Maxillofacial Surgery
Fellowship
Fellow in Plastic Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine

Downey, California

University of Southern California

1992-1993 Orthopedic Hand Surgery Fellowship
Joseph H. Boyes Foundation Hand Fellow

Los Angeles California

Health Science Center at Brooklyn

1986-1992 General Surgery Residency
1991-1992 Chief Resident, General Surgery

Brooklyn, New York

EXPERIENCE

Pathology Laboratory Assistant
1997 Brookdale Hospital

Brooklyn, New York

Organic Chemistry Tutorial Instructor
1981-1982 Columbia University

New York, New York

Per-Session Physician
Kings Country Hospital Emergency Room

Brooklyn, New York

Clinical Research Resident, Department of Surgery
1988-1989 Health Science Center at Brooklyn

Brooklyn, New York

PUBLICATION AND WORKS IN PROGRESS

PAPERS

C.D. Burnett, S. Rabinowitz, G. E. Rauscher "Endoscopic-assisted mid-face lift, utilizing retrograde dissection" (Annals of Plastic Surgery, 1996; 36:449-452. Lead Article)

C.D. Burnett, S. Rubayi. "The Efficacy of single state management of multiple pressure sores and spinal cord injured patients" (Annals of Plastic Surgery 1999, 42:553-539)

C.D. Burnett, R. Weiss, D. Klotz Jr. "Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation" (Surgical rounds, March 1992, 255-263)

A. Shaha, C.D. Burnett, B.M. Jaffe "Parathyroid autotransplantation during thyroid surgery" (General of Surgical Oncology, 45:21-24, 1991)

Poster presentations, "Management of salivary tumors," C.D. Burnett, A. Shaha, Scientific Exhibit. 1989 Clinical Congress, American College of Surgeons (Atlanta, Georgia)

C.D. Burnett, S. Rabinowitz, G.E. Rauscher, "Endoscopic-assisted mid-face lift, utilizing retrograde dissection," Plastic Surgery, Senior Residence Conference (April 1996, Dallas, Texas)

C.D. Burnett, S. Rabinowitz, G.E. Rauscher, "Endoscopic-assisted mid-face lift utilizing retrograde dissection." Plastic Surgery, Senior Residence Conference—April 1996, Dallas, Texas

CONTEST PRESENTATIONS

"Tracheomalacia-experimental model and surgical correction." C.D. Burnett, A. Shaha (finalist; March 1990, Brooklyn, New York. Brooklyn Surgical Society).

"The efficacy of single stage management of multiple pressure sores in spinal cord patients." C.D. Burnett (June 1994. Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center).

AFFILIATIONS

Alumnus of the Charles Drew Premedical Society of Columbia University, 1980-1982

American Medical Association, 1984-1986, 1996-1997

Candidate of American College of Surgeons, 1989

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Resident Affiliate Group, 1993-1996

The Society of Former Residents and Associates of Plastic Surgery of the State University Hospital of Brooklyn, 1996-present

National Medical Association, 1998-2000

American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 1999-Present

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, 2000-Present

American College of Surgeons, New Jersey Chapter, 2000-Present

The New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2013-Present, President-Elect 2018

UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, University Hospital, Newark, New Jersey.

Attending physician, Clinical Assistant Instructor (1996-2001)

Division of Plastic Surgery

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, University Hospital, Newark, New Jersey.

Attending Physician, Clinical Assistant Instructor (1996-2001)

Department of Orthopedics

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center, Plainfield, New Jersey

Attending physician/clinical assistant instructor (1996-2000)

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway, Rahway, New Jersey

Attending physician/clinical assistant instructor (1996-Present)

St. Elizabeth Hospital (Trinitas Hospital), Elizabeth, New Jersey

Attending physician/clinical assistant instructor (1996-2003)

Elizabeth General Medical Center, Elizabeth, New Jersey

Attending physician, clinical assistant instructor (1996 2002)

Overlook Hospital, Summit, New Jersey

Attending physician, clinical assistant instructor (2001-Present)

CONTEST PRESENTATIONS

C.D. Burnett, S. Rabinowitz, G.E. Rauscher. "Endoscopic-assisted mid-face lift technique to avoid facial nerve. Clinic 1 and cadaver study" (Annual Scientific Meeting Society of Former Residents and Associates of Plastic Surgery, State University Hospital of Brooklyn, New York, March 1995)

S. Lalla, S. Fallek, J. Pere , C.D. Burnett, "Treatment of complicated elbow wounds" (New York Regional Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, March 1998. Plastic Surgery, Senior Resident Conference, Birmingham, Alabama, April 1998. The 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Society of Former Residents and Associates of Plastic Surgery, State University Hospital of Brooklyn, New York, March 1998)

SURGICAL GRAND ROUNDS, PRESENTATIONS AND EVENTS

Upper extremity replantation — St. Elizabeth Hospital, Elizabeth, New Jersey, May 20, 1998

Breast reconstruction — Rahway Hospital, Rahway, New Jersey, May 16, 2001

The Scope of Plastic Surgery — Presentation — Union, New Jersey — April 2004

Body Contouring for Lipodystrophy — Bariatric Group, Trinitas Hospital, Elizabeth, New Jersey, February 2004

Body Contouring for Lipodystrophy — Bariatric Group, Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, New Jersey, January 2004

Obagi NuDerm Skin Care System— Presentation — Westfield, New Jersey, April 2004

Breast Augmentation Surgery (INAMED Aesthetics) — Presentation— Westfield, NJ, May 2005

Fillers for Facial Rejuvenation — Presentation — Westfield, New Jersey, May 2005

"Comprehensive Management of the Non-Healing Wound," Would Healing Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Rahway, May 2, 2007

"Plastic Surgery: The Business of Beauty," Robert Wood Johnson Fitness and Wellness Center, December 8, 2007.

"Sun Safety: It Could Save Your Life," National Sun Safety Week Presentation. Robert Wood Johnson Fitness and Wellness Center, June 10, 2010

"A Night at Burnett Plastic Surgery," Westfield, New Jersey. August 25, 2010

"Plastic Surgery for the Massive Weightloss Patient," Morbid Obesity Support Group at Garrison Wellness Center of Saint Clare's Hospital. Dover, New Jersey, September 14, 2010

"Current Concepts in Breast Reconstruction," for Current Trends in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Symposium. Robert Wood Johnson Breast Cancer Support Group, October 6, 2010

"Anti-Aging Expo" Burnett Plastic Surgery. Westfield, New Jersey, October 13, 2010

"Beauty is Color Blind" Springbrook Country Club, Morristown, New Jersey, September 2012

"Beauty is Color Blind" 100 Black Women Organization, North Jersey Chamber, May 2012

Educational and Career Opportunities Seminar 2012. First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens, Somerset, New Jersey, May 2012

"Beautiful Eyes are Everything" Beauty Event, Westfield, New Jersey, June 2012

"Ultherapy: The Foundation of Youth" Westfield, New Jersey, October 2012

"Utopia Cut-A-Thon" Breast Cancer Event with Utopia Beauty Spa & Salon, Westfield, New Jersey, November 2012

AWARDS

Teacher of the Year, Residents Award, 1991-1992, SUNY Health Science Center, Brooklyn

NEWSPAPER PUBLICATIONS

  • "Microsurgery goes Medieval, the Best Therapy is (Ugh!) Leeches"
  • Kevin Koughlin for the Sunday Star Ledger (New Jersey) April 19, 1998
  • How to find a Plastic Surgeon, Essence Magazine, March 2004

VOLUNTEER EFFORTS

"Healing the Children" medical trip, cleft lip/palate, hand surgery, reconstructive surgery, post-burn reconstructive surgery.

Ahauchapan El Salvador, January 13-20, 1996

ENDORSEMENTS

ESSENCE Magazine, African-American Plastic Surgeons, March 2004

References available upon request