Dennis Burkett

Dennis Burkett, VMD, PhD, DACVECC, DACVIM

Cardiology

Dr. Burkett is a past President of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS), and a well-known lecturer and reviewer for many professional journals including The Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Burkett is a graduate of the School of Veterinary Medicine of University of Pennsylvania and obtained his MS and PhD in Physiology and Biophysics from Hahneman University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine with a concentration in emergency and critical care at the University of Pennsylvania and received professional certification as a Diplomat in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

After returning to academia in 2002, Dr. Burkett completed a residency in cardiology at both Red Bank Veterinary Hospital and Matthew J. Ryan Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He was professionally certified as a Diplomat in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the subspecialty of Cardiology in 2007.

Dr. Burkett has a special interest and knowledgeable background in cardiopulmonary emergencies.