Dr. Geoffrey M. Burns M.D., Family Practitioner
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Dr. Geoffrey M. Burns M.D.

Concierge Physician

5/5(76)
332 Washington Street, Suite 200 Wellesley Hills Massachusetts, 02481-6217
Rating

5/5

About

Geoffrey M. Burns, MD, FAAFP, is a board certified family physician with Renaissance Family Medicine of Wellesley in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. He holds over 20 years of experience in his field and, prior to establishing Renaissance Family Medicine, acted as Associate Chairman of Family Medicine at Newton Wellesley Hospital and has also served as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at both Boston University School of Medicine and Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Burns is very well-versed in all facets of family medicine and sees each patient personally and takes the time to explain, diagnoses, and treat. He devotes his personal time to providing free medical care to underprivileged citizens in South America and Appalachia. Dr. Burns’ practice is open to all patients and includes a special concierge option for those patients seeking a more personalized level of patient care. He has been voted one of Boston’s Top Docs in Family Medicine by Boston Magazine in 2014 and 2015. As a result of his outstanding performance in the field of neurosurgery, The International Association of HealthCare Professionals (IAHCP) has selected Geoffrey M. Burns, MD, FAAFP, to be featured in the premier publication of The Leading Physicians of the World.

Education and Training

Boston University School of Medicine

Boston Univ Sch of Med, Boston Ma 1996

Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine- Family Practice

5/1999 - present Commonwealth of Massachusetts License 7/1999 - 12/2020 Diplomate

American Board of Family Medicine 10/2007-lifetime Fellow

American Academy of Family Physicians

Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

Family Medicine

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor, Boston University of Medicine -
  • Clinical Professor, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences -
  • Local, Regional, National, and International Public Speaking -
  • Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor, Boston University of Medicine -
  • Clinical Professor, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences -
  • Local, Regional, National, and International Public Speaking -

Awards

  • Dr. Robert Wesselhoeft III Teaching Award, 2013   
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society   
  • 2013 - Dr. Robert Wesselhoeft III Teaching Award, 2013   
  • 1996 -Cum Laude, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA   
  • The Benjamin Tenney Prize in Obstetrics and Gynecology for the Class of 1996, B1996 - Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA   
  • 2003 - Air Force Commendation Medal, USAF, Hanscom Air Force Base, Bedford, MA   
  • 2010 - Partners in Excellence Award, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA   
  • 2012 Partners in Excellence Team Award, Patient-Centered Medical Home Steering Committee, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA   

Internships

  • David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, CA

Professional Society Memberships

  • Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians, 9/2009-4/2014 Member, Advisory Board, John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 5/2010-present Member, Board of Directors, Surgical Education Foundation, West Newton, MA 8/2011-9/2014 Member, Primary Care Physician Advisory Board, Boston Scientific Corporation

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Treating each patient with care and dignity, and giving them his full attention.

Areas of research

  • 4/2005- 7/2006 Sub-investigator on the following trials: with Partners Research and Education Program (PREP )Irbesartan in Heart Failure with Preserved Systolic Function (I-PRESERVE)Aggressive Reduction of Inflammation Stops Events (ARISE)Atrial Fibrillation Clopidogrel Trialwith Irbesartan for Prevention of Vascular Events (ACTIVE)A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Multicenter, Phase II Study of Rosuvastatin 20 mgin the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events Among Subjects with Low Levels ofLDL-Cholesterol and Elevated Levels of C-Reactive Protein (JUPITER)A Prospective, Multinational, Multicenter, Double-blind, Randomized, Active-controlled Trial toCompare the Effects of Lotrel (amlodipine/benazepril) to benazepril and HCTZ combined on theReduction of Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality in Patients with High Risk Hypertension(ACCOMPLISH)Phase III, Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Parallel Group Evaluation of the FixedCombination of Torcetrapib/Atorvastatin, Administered Orally, Once Daily, Compared withAtorvastatin Alone, on the Occurrence of Major Cardiovascular Events in Subjects with CoronaryHeart Disease or Risk Equivalents (ILLUMINATE)Trial to Reduce cardiovascular Events with Aranesp (TREAT)

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • 1/2004-present Volunteer Physician, Northeast Volunteer Optometric Society for Humanity (NEVOSH),Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Panama, Central America4/2014- present Volunteer Physician, Remote Area Medical (RAM), in Memphis and Bristol, Tennessee6/2004-8/2012 Volunteer Physician, Summer Primary Care Clinic, Cuttyhunk Island, Gosnold, MA10/2008-5/2016 Volunteer Physician/Attending, The Sharewood Project, Primary Care Clinic for the uninsured,Malden, MA

Dr. Geoffrey M. Burns M.D.'s Practice location

332 Washington Street, Suite 200 -
Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481-6217
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