Walter Woodrow Burns III, MD

Primary Specialty:
Wound care, Hyperbaric Medicine, and Treatment of Leg Veins

Office Location(s):

Wound Care Center
4315 Ben Franklin Blvd
Suite 101
Durham, NC 27704

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Dr. Burns is a graduate of Davidson College and the Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of North Carolina Hospitals.

Dr. Burns is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He worked as a general surgeon at Regional Surgical Associates in Durham and Chapel Hill, NC for 12 years. His current clinical interests are in wound care, hyperbaric medicine, and venous disease.

He has served as president of the North Carolina Surgical Association, president of Regional Surgical Associates, medical director for Novant Health, secretary and treasurer of Durham Regional Hospital, chairman of the Surgical Care Improvement Project at DRH, clinical professor of surgery at UNC, and as a volunteer surgeon in Kenya. His honors include Chief Resident of the Year, Duke teamwork award for the Surgical Care Improvement Project, and induction into the Chapel Hill High School Sports Hall of Fame.

He lives in Chapel Hill with his wife and two children.

He has been in practice since 2000.

Dr. Walter Burnes primary specialty includes Wound Care, Hyperbaric Medicine, and treatment of leg veins at Triangle Orthopaedic Associates Durham, NC clinic. As the largest private orthopaedic practice in the Carolinas, Triangle Orthopaedics is determined to only offer outstanding care to each one of our patients.

Medical: Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Davidson College

Board Certifications:
American Board of Surgery

University of North Carolina Hospitals

American College of Surgeons
North Carolina Surgical Association
Nathan Womack Surgical Society
North Carolina Medical Society
Durham-Orange County Medical Society
Wound Healing Society

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