Deborah Burnet, MD

Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Primary Care | More

Professor of Medicine Chief, Section of General Internal Medicine

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.

Deborah Burnet, MD, has a variety of research and clinical interests, particularly in the area of disease prevention. She is currently involved in research to examine the effectiveness of community-based programs to halt the rise of obesity and type 2 diabetes in African-American youth.

As a leader in academic medicine, Dr. Burnet is also dedicated to improving medical education by training physicians on cultural competence as well as clinical topics.

Medical Education

  • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Society of General Internal Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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Comer Children's Hospital - Hyde Park

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UChicago Medicine River East

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To Refer a Patient

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At a Glance

Practicing Since1993

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English