Paul G. Burns, M.D.
Chief Section of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Dr. Burns of Chatham, New Jersey, joins Deborah from the Barnabas Health System. He received his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University, and his medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1989. He served a residency and cardiothoracic research fellowship from 1989-1996 at Deaconess Hospital at Harvard Medical School. Following that he served his cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at New York Hospital, Cornell Medical School and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Since 1998 Dr. Burns has been an Attending Surgeon, working at Sinai Hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center, and Union Hospital (Maryland); and St. Barnabas Health Care System and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, he is also a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. He holds numerous awards, and has been involved in a variety of research projects as well as being widely published in Surgical Forum, Current Opinion in Cardiology, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Circulation, and the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, among others.