American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inc. was founded in 1934 as a private, voluntary, nonprofit, independent organization to serve the best interests of the public and the medical profession. Those that have met the educational and organizational requirements necessary for certification through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery are distinguished orthopaedic surgeons who are active in patient care, education and research. Since 1986 the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery has issued time limited certificates. This maintenance of certification process must be performed every seven to ten years. Dr. Burns is board certified in orthopaedics and in sports medicine. Dr. Burns is board certified through 2024.