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Carrie M. Burns, MD

Carrie M. Burns, MD Physician

Director, Diabetes in Pregnancy
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Burns is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Carrie M. Burns

Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2016

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 2007

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • Bone Density
  • Calcium and Bone Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Kidney Diseases
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid)
  • Hypopituitary
  • Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid)
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget's Disease
  • Parathyroid Tumor
  • Pituitary Gland Disorders
  • Pregnancy - Thyroid Disorder
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Transplant Diabetes
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Burns joined the faculty of the division in 2007 as an Assistant Professor of Medicine. She completed her B.A. in Biological Sciences at Rutgers College and received her medical doctorate from UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed her residency training at Brown University in Providence, RI and trained as a fellow in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism here at University of Pennsylvania.

Her clinical interests include Diabetes (type 1 and type 2), and General Endocrinology including thyroid disease and osteoporosis. Dr. Burns currently serves as the medical director of the Diabetes in pregnancy program.

Her clinical practices are located at the Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center, Penn Endocrinology at HUP (located in the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine) and Pennsylvania Hospital.

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency: Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital
Residency: Pennsylvania Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, National American Diabetes Association, National The Endocrine Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Burns is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Burns C., Ratcliffe S., Gooneratne N., Cappola AR.: A Pilot Study of Ghrelin in Healthy and Frail Older Women Abstract presented at the Endocrine Society meeting, Washington, DC. : 2009.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Suite 4-900W

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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