October 2017 Edition. Volume XVII

Curriculum Vitae

Charles V. Burton, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Neurosurgeon
Medical Director, Sentinel Medical Associates
Medical Director, Sentinel Laser Center
Police Surgeon
Editor-In-Chief, The Burton® Report (www.burtonreport.com)

Clinical Practice Address
Sentinel Medical Associates
Gallery Tower Office Building
514 St. Peter Street, Suite 220
St. Paul MN 55102
Phone: (651) 287.8781, Fax: (651) 287.8782
E-Mail: cburton@sentinel-med.org

Education:
High School: 1949-1952 The High School of Music and Art, New York City, NY (Major in Art)
College: 1952-1956 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (Biological Sciences)
Medical School: 1956-1960 New York Medical College, New York City

Internship:
1961-1962 Yale Medical Center and Grace New Haven Hospital, (Surgery) New Haven, CT

Residency:
1962-1966 Assistant Resident in Neurological Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
1965-1966 Chief Resident in Neurological Surgery, Baltimore City Hospitals; MD
1966-1967 Chief Resident in Neurological Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Professional Certifications:
1971  Fellow, American College of Surgeons
1972  Diplomate, American Board of Neurological Surgery
1998  Diplomate, American Board of Spine Surgery
Recertification 2004

Professional Activities:
1960-1961 Fellow in Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital
1967-1969 Military Neurosurgeon, Chief of Neurosurgery and Associate Chief of Surgery  USPHS Hospital, Seattle, WA
1969-1970 Instructor in Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital,
Baltimore MD
1970-1973 Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Temple University Health Sciences Center, Philadelphia
1971- Police Surgeon, Gladwyne, Pennsylvania, International Society of Police Surgeons
1972-1977 Chairman, Congress of Neurological Surgeons Committee on Materials and Devices
1973-1974 Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Temple University Health Sciences Center, Philadelphia,1971-1973
Medical-Legal Committee Philadelphia County Medical Society
1973-1977 Co-Chairman, Joint Neurosurgical Committee on Materials and Devices of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of the Neurological Surgeons
1973-1977 Advisory Board, Medical Devices, American National Standards Institute
1973-1982 Neurostimulation Subcommittee, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
1973-1977 Chairman, American Society for Testing and Materials, F4.5 Committee on Materials
1974-1981 Director, Department of Neuroaugmentive Surgery; Director, Low Back Clinic, Sister Kenny Institute, Minneapolis, MN
1974 Member, U.S. Government Biomedical Instrumentation Delegation to the Soviet Union
1974-1977 Chairman, U.S. Government Food and Drug Administration, Advisory Panel on Neurological Devices
1974-1977 Chairman, International Standards Organization, TC150/SC3 Working Group on Medical Materials
1974-1978 American College of Surgeons Medical Devices Committee
1975-1990  Hennepin County Medical-Legal Committee
1975-1977 Membership Committee, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
1976-1977 Chairman, Midwest Neurosurgical Study Group on Neurostimulation for the Relief of Pain
1976-1978 President, Board of Directors, National Board of Examiners for Registered Neuroaugmentation Therapists
1976- 1985 Minnesota State Medical Association Medical Testimony Committee
1976-1977 Chairman, U.S. Government Food and Drug Administration Subcommittee on Neurostimulation
1976-1977 Co-Chairman, Neurological Standards Subcommittee, Assoc. for the Advance. of Medical Instrumentation
1978-1980 Board of Directors, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
1981-2004 Medical Director and Senior Medical Director, The Institute for Low Back and Neck Care
1983-1988 Consultant, American Association of Consulting Toxicologists
1984-1985, 1988-1992 Member, Executive Committee, North American Spine Association
1985  Program Chairman, 1985 Challenge of the Lumbar Spine, Minneapolis, MN
1986-1989 Executive Committee, International Society for Study of the Lumbar Spine
1986-1995 Co-Editor, Neurorthopedics
1986-1991 President, Minnesota Chapter, Johns Hopkins Alumni Association
1989-1992 Executive Committee, American College of Surgeons, Minnesota Chapter
1990-1994 Member, Board of Directors, North American Spine Society
1991-1992 Chairman, Committee on Ethics and Professional Practice, North American Spine Society.
1992-1994 Director, Council on Member Affairs, North American Spine Society.
1994-1995 President, Twin Cities Spine Society.
1994-2000 Member, IRB Board, Abbott-Northwestern Hospital
1996-2004 Senior Medical Director, Institute for Low Back and Neck Care, Minneapolis, MN
1997-2003 Member, Board of Directors, American Board of Spine Surgery
1998- 2000 Chairman, Committee on Ethics, American Board of Spine Surgery
2000- Editor-in-Chief, The Burton Report®, Online Informatives:
Health Care, Forensic Medicine, Lumbar Spine
2001-2008-Chairman, Medical-Legal Committee, American College of Spine Surgeons.
2002-2003 Vice Chairman, American Board of Spine Surgery
2004- 2010 Medical Director, The Center for Restorative Spine Surgery, St. Paul, MN
2007- Co-chairman HealthEast Spine Care Weekly Conference
2008-2010 Vice-President, Association for Ethics in Spine Surgery
2010- Board Member, Association for Medical Ethics
2011- Medical Director Sentinel Medical Associates, St. Paul MN
2011- Medical Director, Sentinel Laser Center, St. Paul MN.
2013-2014- President, Association for Medical Ethics

Research Appointments:
1956-1957 Research Fellow, National Polio Foundation, New York Medical College
1958-1959 Research Fellow, U.S. Dept. Health, Education, and Welfare, New York Medical College
1960-1961, 1962-1967, 1969-1970 Fellow in Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
1968-1969 Visiting Research Affiliate, Primate Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Patents:
3645254 Surgical Headlight
3653385 Production of Focal Brain Lesions by Inductive Heating
4008721 Tape Electrode for Transmitting Electrical Signals Through the Skin
4067342 Tape Electrode
4205665 Gravity Lumbar Reduction Method
D334623 Traction Unit for Removing Loading from the Back
4269179 Orthopedic Gravity Traction Brace
4290422 Surgical Headlight System
4422452 Gravity Traction Vest
4569340 Gravity Traction Vest
4743260 Method for a Flexible Stabilization System for a Vertebral Column
5033459 Gravity Traction Device with a Base Support and Method
5105803 Gravity Traction Device with a Base Support
5195949 Traction Device
5282863 Flexible Stabilization System for a Vertebral Column
8,080,003 B1 and 7,753,903 B1 Method and Implantable Apparatus for the Intraosseal Monitoring of Biological Substances

Honors and Licensure:
2013 Wisconsin Medical Licensure
2003- Marquis Who’s Who in Finance and Industry
2002- Marquis Who’s Who in Health Care  
2002- Americas Top Surgeons, Consumers Research Council of America
1999- Marquis Who’s Who Millennium Edition
1990- Marquis Who’s Who in the World
1985- Marquis Who’s Who in America
1976- Marquis Who’s Who in the Midwest
1974 Minnesota Medical Licensure
1972 Fellow, American College of Surgeons
1969 Alaska Medical Licensure (Hon.)
1969 Pennsylvania Medical Licensure
1963 Maryland Medical Licensure
1962 Connecticut Medical Licensure
1962 Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
1960 Cor et Manus Society
1956 Alpha Epsilon Delta Society

Organizational Memberships:
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
American Board of Spine Surgery
American College of Spine Surgery
American College of Surgeons
Association for Medical Ethics
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Ramsey County Medical Society
International Society of Police Surgeons
International Society for Minimal Intervention in Spinal Surgery
International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine
International Spinal Injection Society
Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association
Minnesota Medical Phototherapy Association
Minnesota State Medical society
North American Spine Society
Yale Surgical Society

 

Dr. Charles Burton - Spine Specialist

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