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Randall S. Burd, MD, PhD

The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care

Division Chief, Trauma and Burn Surgery
General and Thoracic Surgery

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Specialties: Burns, Pectus Excavatum, Pectus Carinatum, Omphalocele, Newborn Surgical Diseases

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery
National Provider Identifier1255400099

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

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Shady Grove Medical Park
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Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 301-765-5400 or 800-787-0243
Fax: 301-765-5497

*Ambulatory Surgery Center 301-765-5500

Randall Burd, MD, PhD, is a pediatric surgeon and chief of the Emergency Trauma and Burn Services Division at Children’s National Medical Center. Dr. Burd has had a long-standing clinical and research interest in pediatric trauma. His research focuses on developing new approaches for the care of children soon after injury and his research is funded by the National Science Foundation.

He is a member of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) and the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma and now serves as the Chair of the Trauma Committee for the American Pediatric Surgical Association.

*This physician is an employee of Children’s National Specialists of Virginia, LLC.

TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Dartmouth College Hanover, NHBachelor of Arts Mathematics 1983
Medical School Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons New York, NYDoctor of Medicine 1983 -1987
Graduate Education University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MNDoctor of Philosophy 1994
In the News

National & International Recognitions
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011
Top DoctorsU.S. News and World Report2011
Physician of the YearChildren’s Hospital, Univ. of Missouri-Columbia Health Sciences Center1999
David A. Gaviser Surgical Research Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research During ResidencyDepartment of Surgery-University of Minnesota1993
Resident Award for Best AbstractAssociation for Academic Surgery25th Annual Meeting1991
Resident Award for Best AbstractSurgical Infection Society11th Annual Meeting1991

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Pediatric Surgery Association2001 - 2009
MemberAmerican Association for the Surgery of Trauma2004 - 2009
MemberAssociation for Academic Surgery1999 - 2009
FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics1999 - 2009
FellowAmerican College of Surgeons2000 - 2009
Journal Article, Burd, R.S., Madigan, D., Ouyang, M. (2008), Bayesian Logistic Injury Severity Score: A Method for Predicting Mortality Using International Classification of Disease-9 Codes, Academic Emergency Medicine, 25, 466-475.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Burd, R.S., Hammond, J.S., Tinti, M.S. (2008), Quantifying Error Types, Timing and Attribution in Trauma Resuscitation, Poster session presented at the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Maui, HI

Conference Presentation - Poster, Burd, R.S. (2007), Pediatric Bayesian Logistic Injury Severity Score (P-BLISS): An Accurate and Generalizable Method for Predicting Mortality in Injured Children, Poster session presented at the American Pediatric Surgical Association, Orlando, FL

Journal Article, Burd, R.S., Jang, T.S., Nair, S.S. (2007), Evaluation Between the Relationship Between Mechanism of Injury and Outcome in Pediatric Trauma, Journal of Trauma, 62, 1004-1014.

Journal Article, Alvarez, S.M., Burd, R.S. (2007), Increasing Prevalence of Gastroschisis Repairs in the US: 1996-2003, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 4, 943-946.

Journal Article, Burd, R.S., Inge, T.H., Tsai, W.S. (2007), Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: Recent National Trends in Utilization and In-hospital Outcome, Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, 161, 217-221.

Journal Article, Burd, R.S., Hagendorf, B.A., Liao, J.G., Price, M.R. (2007), Evaluation of Race and Insurance Status as Predictors of Undergoing Laparoscopic Appendectomy in Children, Annals of Surgery, 245, 118-125.

Book Chapter, Burd, R.S., Cooperstock, M.S., Shukla, R. (2006), Prevention and Treatment of Infection, In Burd, R.S., Cooperstock, M.S., Shukla, R., Pediatric Trauma: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment, New York, NY, Marcel Dekker, Inc..

Book Chapter, Burd, R.S. (2005), Principles of Perioperative Care of the Pediatric Surgical Patient, In Burd, R.S., Learning Surgery: Fundamentals of Basic Science and Clinical Evidence, New York, Springer-Verlag, Inc.

Book Chapter, Burd, R.S., Rettie, C. (2005), Bioethical Principles and Clinical Decision-Making, In Burd, R.S., Rettie, C., Learning Surgery: Fundamentals of Basic Science and Clinical Evidence, New York, NY, Springer-Verlag, Inc.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Randall Burd, MD, PhD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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