Stephen P. Burns, M.D.

Co-Investigator - Northwest Regional SCI System

Stephen P. Burns ImageDr. Burns is an associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and a physiatrist and acting director for the SCI Service at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle. He also directs the VA Special Fellowship in Advanced SCI Medicine. He is the editor of the PVA’s patient education manual “Yes, You Can!” and a panel member for clinical practice guidelines on respiratory management and acute care sponsored by the Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine. His primary research interests are SCI-associated respiratory disorders and upper limb motor impairment in tetraplegia.