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Deborah Burnet, MD

Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Section Chief, General Internal Medicine

Dr. Deborah Burnet 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.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children’s Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Medical School

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine


The University of Chicago Medicine


American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Physicians
Society of General Internal Medicine

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-4582

Office Fax

(773) 834-2238

Office Postal Address

Deborah Burnet, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 2007
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Learn More about Dr. Burnet

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Burnet's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.