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Clinton J. Burkett, MD
University of South Florida School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery
Tampa, FL

About Clinton J. Burkett, MD

Dr. Clinton Burkett is currently a fellow in minimally invasive and complex spine surgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of South Florida School of Medicine in Tampa, FL.

He completed his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio and completed his general surgery residency in the Department of Surgery at Rush University Medical Center.

Dr. Burkett also completed neurosurgery residencies in the Department of Neurosurgery at Tulane University School of Medicine and the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of South Florida School of Medicine in Tampa, FL.

He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons,
and North American Spine Society.


Sulaiman OA, Kim DD, Burkett C et al. Nerve transfer surgery for adult brachial plexus injury: a 10-year experience at Louisiana State University. Neurosurgery. 2009;65(4 Suppl):A55-A62.

Book Chapters
Burkett CJ, Vale FL: Palliative Surgery for Epilepsy. In: Panayiotopoulos CP, ed. Atlas of Epilepsies. New York, NY: Springer; 2010.

Burkett CJ, Greenberg MS. Cervical and Thoracic Spondylosis. In: Baaj AA, ed. Handbook of Spine Surgery. 2010.

Case Studies Presented by Clinton J. Burkett, MD

L5-S1 Spondylolisthesis: Failed Pain Management

Presented by: J. Uribe MD, FAANS, C. Burkett MD
The patient is a 51-year-old female with a history of chronic back pain. She denies any radicular pain or weakness. The patient has received extensive medical pain management, which failed to satisfactorily control her pain.

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