Alexander Burnett, M.D.

Dr. Alexander Burnett, M.D., is Associate Professor and Chief in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).  He recently held the position of Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Ob/Gyn) and served as Vice Chairman on the Institutional Review Board at the University of Southern California.  Dr. Burnett also served as a medical advisor for major television network. Dr. Burnett earned his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where he also completed an internship and residency in Ob/Gyn. He earned an American Cancer Society Clinical Fellowship, as well as a Residence Award in gynecology for his academic performance.  He also completed a Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship at Georgetown.  He is certified by the Board of Gynecology Oncology. Dr. Burnett is a member of the society of Gynecologic Oncologists.  He has contributed to peer reviews, book chapters and other professional publications focusing on cervical cancer and other gynecologic disorders.  Dr. Burnett served as the principal investigator for multiple research projects on pharmaceutical comparison studies as well as other alternative treatments for gynepathic carcinoma. He has also had the honor of receiving the UAMS College of Medicine's Red Sash award for Medical Student Teaching in 2009 and has been selected by Best Doctors, Inc. as one of the Best Doctors in America 2007-2009.

Professional Certifications and Education

  • OB/GYN, 1994
  • GYN/Oncology, 1997
  • University: M.D. DEGREE: Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1986
  • Residency: OB/GYN, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1990
  • Fellowship: GYN/Oncology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1993


  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecology

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Type of Doctor

  • For Adults

Academic Appointment

  • Associate Professor and Chief, OB-GYN, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
    Department: Obstetrics And Gynecology

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