Caribbean Rehabilitation Medicine Associates 
(CaRMA), Inc.

Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services 
Covering The Virgin Islands

 

 

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Derek M. Burnett, MD

P.O. Box 307679
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands 00803
(H): 340-715-1621 (O): 340-715-3757

 

Work Address 

Caribbean Rehabilitation Medicine Associates (CaRMA), Inc.
211 Altona & Welgunst
Medical Arts Complex Suite, # 14
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands 00802

Schneider Regional Medical Center
9048 Sugar Estate Rd.
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands 00802

Date of Birth October 23, 1958

Place of Birth Queens, New York

Marital Status Single

Medical Licensure

State of California A044059

Virgin Islands 930

Board Certification

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: 7/98-6/2008 (#5604)

ABPMR Maintenance of Certification Examination: 7/1/2008 thru 12/31/2018

Education 

Charlotte Amalie High School
St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands 1972-1976
Diploma

Clarion University of Pennsylvania 1976-1980
Clarion, PA
BS Chemistry

Penn State University College of Medicine 1981-1986
Hershey, PA
M.D.

University of California/Davis
Sacramento, CA
Internship-General Surgery 1986-1987
Residency-General Surgery 1987-1988
Research Resident-General Surgery 1988-1989

Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University
Resident Physician 1994-1997
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Richmond, VA

Appointments 

Staff Physician III, 2002 + current
Schneider Regional Medical Center
9048 Sugar Estate Road
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands 00802

Virginia Commonwealth University
Medical College of Virginia Campus
Adjunct Assistant Professor current
Assistant Professor 1997-2002
Director Brain Injury Services 1998-2002
Director Subacute Rehabilitation Services 1998-2002
Director Pain Medicine Fellowship 2001-2002
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Richmond, VA

Other - see work experience addendum 1989-1994

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Major Presentations       

      Burnett, D.M.:  Amputation Rehabilitation: An Update             7/24/08

      + Review

      Health Encores Inc. 3rd Annual Symposium

      "Addressing the Need for Adequate Healthcare Products

      and Services in the USVI"

      Schneider Regional Medical Center

 

      Burnett, D.M.: Traumatic Brain Injury: An Update +             5/3/08

      Review

      Cleveland Clinic Florida/Schneider Regional Medical Center     

Burnett, D.M.: Neuropharmacology in                                    8/24/01
Brain Injury: An update and review
Roy L. Schneider Community Hospital Grand Rounds

Burnett, D.M.: Community Based Rehabilitation...
the continuum of care.                                                              5/8/01
The International Brain Injury Association Conference
Torino, Italy

Burnett, D.M.: Cross Cultural Rehabilitation                            4/13/01
VCU/MCV Campus Department of PM+R Grand Rounds

Burnett, D.M., Leghart, G.: Neuropharmacology:                     5/3/00
Headaches, Dizziness and Sleep Disturbance – the
Spectrum of Interventions
The 24th Annual Williamsburg, VA Traumatic
Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference

Burnett, D.M: Nerve Conduction Study Basics                         4/14/00
1st Annual EMG/NCS Course
Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Virginia Commonwealth University/ Medical
College of Virginia Hospitals

Burnett, D.M: Neuropharmacology in Brain Injury:                   10/1/99 
An update and review
14th Annual Brain Injury conference: A Journey
Toward Independence
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia

Burnett, D. M., Leghart, G.: Standard and                                6/11/99
Complementary Approaches to Post-Concussive Syndrome
23rd Annual Williamsburg, VA Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

Burnett, D.M., Anderson, J., Miller, M., Witol, A.: 21st                   6/7/97                        
Annual Williamsburg, VA Traumatic Brain Injury Conference
Case presentation: The Agitated Brain Injury Patient
Panelist: Sleep Disorders: Assessment and Management

Burnett, D.M.: Psychosocial Impact of Neurological Manifestations of HIV/AIDS.     1/6/97
Lecture: 1st MCV/VCU Rehabilitation Social Workers
Meeting. Richmond, VA

Burnett, D.M., O'Dell, M., Sliwa, J., Levinson, S:                 10/10/96
Rehabilitation Management of Focal HIV-Related
Cerebral Dysfunction: Focus on Toxoplasmosis.
Mini-course: AAPM&R Annual Assembly
Chicago, IL

Burnett, D.M: Rehabilitation Medicine Approaches                 7/18/96
to HIV-AIDS.
Lecture: Frontier's International Foundation, Inc
55th National Convention
Chicago, IL

Burnett, D.M: Rehabilitation Medicine Approaches                 6/10/96
to HIV-AIDS.
Lecture: Fan Free Clinic (general meeting)
Richmond, VA

Burnett, D.M: Rehabilitation Medicine Approaches                 5/31/96
to Neuromuscular Manifestations of HIV-AIDS
Grand Rounds: Medical College of Virginia
Richmond, VA

Burnett, D.M: Review of ASIA SCI classification,                 7/18/95
functional and neurological prognosis.
Lecture: General Rehab Nursing staff at the
Medical College of Virginia

Burnett, D.M: Rehabilitation Medicine Approaches                 5/26/95
to CNS manifestations of HIV-AIDS
Grand Rounds: Medical College of Virginia
Richmond, VA

Publications 

Burnett, D. M., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S. A.,
Slater, D.,et al. Ethnographic Analysis of
Traumatic Brain Injury Patients in the
National Model Systems Database.
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
2003; Vol.84 (2), 263-267

Burnett, D.M., Cifu, D.X., Kolakowsky-Hayner,
S.A., Kreutzer, J.S:. Predicting ‘Charge Outliers’
Following Spinal Cord Injury: A Multi-Center
Analysis of Demographics, Injury Characteristics,
Outcomes and Hospital Charges. Archives of
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
2001;
Vol.82 (1), 114-119

Burnett, D.M., Kolakowsky-Hayner, S.A.,
Gourley, E.V., Cifu, D.X.: Spinal Cord Injury
"Outliers": An Analysis of Etiology, Outcomes
and Length of Stay. Journal of Neurotrauma
2000; Vol.17(9), 765-772

Burnett, D.M., Silver, T.M., Kolakowsky-
Hayner, S.A., Cifu, D.X.: Functional Outcome
for African-Americans and Hispanics Treated
at a Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Center
Brain Injury 2000, vol 14, No. 8, 713-718

Burnett, D.M: Book Review. The Attentive Brain
Edited by R. Parasuraman. Brain Injury 2000,
vol 14, No. 5, 491-493

Burnett, D.M., Kennedy, R., Cifu, D.X.,
Levenson, J.: Using Atypical Neuroleptics agents
to treat agitation in patients with a brain injury:
A review. NeuroRehabilitation 13 (1999) 165-172

Cifu DX, Burnett D, McGowan JP: Rehabilitation
After Hip Fracture. In Grabois M (editor):
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: The
Complete Approach.
Malden, Massachussetts, Blackwell Science, Inc., 2000, pp. 1534-1550.

Drake DF, Burnett DM: How significant
is persistent chest pain in a young HIV-
positive patient during acute inpatient
rehabilitation? A case study.
Archives of Physical Medicine
and Rehabilitation 2002;83;1031-2

Niemeier J, Burnett, DM, : No Such
Thing as ‘Uncomplicated Bereavement’ for
Patients in Rehabilitation.
Disability and Rehabilitation Vol.23 No.15
(2001)645-653

Kennedy R, Burnett DM, Greenwald BD:
Use of Antiepileptics In Traumatic Brain Injury:
A review for psychiatrists.
Annals of Clinical Psychiatry Vol.13 No.3
(2000) 163-171

Cifu DX, Pezzella N, Burnett D: Hip fracture
rehabilitation. Adv Med Directors Rehabil
1999:8(9);51-54

Continuing Medical Education

Records available upon request
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Honors

VCU/MCV Department of PM+R 6/15/02
Teacher of the year
VCU/MCV Resident Award for 6/14/96
Clinical Excellence

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Physical Medicine and current
Rehabilitation (status = Fellow)

Association of Academic Physiatrists current
(status = Diplomate)

International Society of Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation (status = Member)

Virgin Islands Medical Institute (Vice-President, Board of Directors)

Virgin Islands Medical Society (Member)

Activities

Ad hoc reviewer for the following journals
NeuroRehabilitation
Brain Injury

References provided upon request

 

 

 

Caribbean Rehabilitation Medicine Associates (CaRMA), Inc.
211 Altona & Welgunst
Medical Arts Complex, Suite # 14
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands 00802

 

 

 

Ph#: 340-715-3757

Fax: 340-715-3761

                               

Last Updated on 12/31/2010