Dr. Lee Burnett
Although born in Birmingham, Dr. Burnett was raised primarily in Georgia and north Florida before attending Davidson College in North Carolina where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa with majors in Physics and History. After teaching at Episcopal High School in Jacksonville, Florida, he attended Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta as a Woodruff Scholar and graduated in 2004 after serving as the president of the school’s Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his internship at the Mayo Clinic in Florida before returning to Birmingham for specialty training in Radiation Oncology at UAB. Invited to join UAB’s faculty at the conclusion of his residency in 2009, he specialized in brachytherapy radiation treatments and medical education. During his eleven years on faculty, he was the Director of the Residency Training Program; the more than thirty radiation oncologists whom he trained now practice throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
Board-certified in Radiation Oncology since 2010 after four written and oral examinations in radiation physics, radiation biology, and clinical radiation therapy, Dr. Burnett holds committee appointments with the American Board of Radiology, the American Society for Radiation Oncology, and the American College of Radiation Oncology. Additional memberships include the American Brachytherapy Society, the American Medical Association, and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama. Dr. Burnett is a Fellow of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine, the president of the Alabama Wilderness Medical Association, and an instructor in Advanced Trauma Life Support. The author of more than twelve papers, Dr. Burnett remains involved in clinical research and serves as a reviewer for multiple medical publications.
Dr. Burnett is Board Certified