Keith Burnett, M.D.

Dr. Burnett is a graduate of Stanford University and Creighton Medical School. He completed residency training in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the University of California Irvine and served as academic faculty for two years at the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia VA doing basic research in MRI. He completed a Digital Radiology Fellowship at the University of California, Irvine and a Radiology Fellowship at the University of California Irvine Medical Center.  Dr. Burnett is a CAQ Neuroradiologist and has acquired special expertise in musculoskeletal MR interpretation and is currently serving as faculty in an ACGME accredited Sports Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Burnett is a co-founder and a lifetime member of the Registry of Magnetic Resonance Technologists and was it’s first Examination Committee Chairman.


Education:

Undergraduate:
Stanford University in Palo Alto, California
Medical:
Creighton University in Palo Alto, California
Internship:
University of California Medical Center in Irvine, California
Residency:
Nuclear Medicine residency at University of California Irvine, Veterans Administration Hospital in Long Beach, California
Fellowship:
Digital Radiology fellowship at University of California Irvine, Radiology fellowship at University of California Irvine Medical Center


Licensure & Certifications:

  • Neuroradiology CAQ (1997)
  • American Board of Radiology Certification (1991)
  • California State Medical License (1997)
  • Arizona State license (1991)
  • Neuroradiology MOC, American Board of Radiology (2016)
  • Neuroradiology CAQ (2007)

Affiliations:

  • Orange County Radiological Society
  • Radiological Society of North America
  • Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine
  • American College of Radiology
  • California Radiological Society
  • Registry of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Publications:

1. Burnett KR: “Aspirin Sensitivity in Asthmatic Families.” Graduation Thesis From Medical School, 1978 (Not submitted for publication).
2. Burnett, KR, Greenbaum EI, Miller JB: “Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Renal Pelvis: Rapid Development in Phenacetin Abuse.” AJR 134:1259 July 1980. Also in Yearbook of Diagnostic Radiology 1982, Thornbury and White house, Eds, Yearbook Publ.
3. Burnett KR, Staple TL: “Tortuous Vertebral Artery.” Case Report #134 Skeletal Rad, 6:1:58 1980
4. Burnett KR, Staple TL: “Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma.” Case Report #136 Skeletal Rad 6:1:58 1980
5. Burnett KR, “Primary Liver Cyst Complicating the Diagnosis of Acute Cholecystitis.” Clin Nuc Med
5:10:462 October 1980
6. Burnett, KR, Keyser B., Tomasulo J, Edward KC: “Giant Gastric Villous Adenoma.” Amer J. Gastroent 74:4:368-373 1980
7. Burnett KR, “Renal Excretion of Orally Administered Water Soluble Iodinated Contrast Agents.” (Letter to the Editor), Invest Radiol 5:5:529 November/December 1980
8. Burnett KR, Lyons KP: “False Positive Liver Scan Defect Linked to Extreme Weight Loss.” Clin Nuc Med. 6:5:202-203
9. Burnett KR, Greenbaum EI: “Rapid Growth of Colon Carcinoma.” Dis Col Rect 24:4282-4286 May/June 1981
10. Cole G, Handler SJ, Burnett KR: “Ultrasound of the Skin in the Management of Scleredema Diabeticorum.” Journal of Clinical Ultrasound 1981
11. Burnett KR, Handler SJ, Conroy RM, Khonsari F, Nelson C: “Percutaneous Nephrostomy Utilizing M-mode And Real Time Ultrasound Guidance: The Lateral Approach and Puncture Facilitation with Furosemide. A Technical Note.” Journal of Clinical Ultrasound May/June 1982
12. Collen MS, Stubrin S, Arguello FJ, Gardiner L, Maher G, Burnett KR: “Cimetidine – Relief of Pain in Gastric Ulcer” Accepted ACTA Gastroenterologica Latina Americana 1982
13. Burnett KR: “High Tech Radiological Procedures for General Dentistry: X-ray CT (Mandible and Maxilla), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (TMJ).” In Craniofacial Radiological Diagnosis and Management, Robert F. Sloan Ph.D, Ed., International Scientific and Management Publications, publ., Los Angeles, CA 1988
14. Burnett KR, Wolf GL: “An Introduction to NMR Images.” NMR Update Series 1:1:1-11 1983
15. Burnett KR, Wolf GL, “NMR Contrast Media.” Resident and Staff Physician 30:6:23-29 June 1984 Also in Medical Times 12:8: 45-54 August 1984
16. Burnett KR, “The Economical Life of NMR Scanners.” Calif.Health Rev
17. Goldstein EJ, Burnett KR, Hansell J, Dizon J. Wolf GL: “Gd-DTPA (A Contrast Agent for NMR): Chemical Structure, Paramagnetic Properties, and Pharmacokinetics.” Physiol Chem Phys Med NMR 16: 2:123-128 1984
18. Mamourian AC, Burnett KR, Goldstein EJ, Wolfe GL, Kressel HY, Baum: “Proton Relaxation Enhancement in Tissue Due to Ingested Manganese Chloride: Time Course and Dose Response in the Rat.” Physiol Chem Phys Med NMR 16:2:123-128 1984
19. Pais MJ, Burnett KR, Cremer M, Edwards KE, Ortiz GN, Lightfoote JB: “Trephine Bone Biopsy: A Refined Needle for Radiologists.” RAD 153-1:253-254 1984
20. Burnett KR, Goldstein EJ, Wolf GL, Mamouorian AC, Sen S: “Oral MnC12: A Potential Alternative to Intravenous Injection for Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging.” Mag Res Imag 2:4:307-314 1984
21. Goldstein EJ, Burnett KR, Wolf GL, Wortman J, Joseph PM, Sen S: “Contrast Enhancement of Spontaneous Animal Tumors with Gadolinium DTPA: Correlation of MRI with X-ray CT.” Physiol Chem Phys Med NMR 1985 17:113-121
22. Burnett KR, Wolf GL, Goldstein EJ: “NMR In Vitro Measurements: A Quality Control Study of the RADX Table Top Spectrometer.” Physiol Chem Phys Med NMR 1985 17:123-129
23. Koenig SH, Brown RD, Goldstein EJ, Burnett KR, Wolf GL: “Magnetic Field Dependence of Proton Relaxation Rates in Tissues with Added Mn+2.” J Mag Res Med 2:2:159-168 1985
24. Lapatka DA, White F, Realyvasquez F, Burnett KR, Friedenberg RM, Chidester B, Gazzaniga AB: “Growth Changes in the Thoracic Aorta of the Piglet Following Patch Angioplasty.” Arch Surg
Aug 1985; 120:918-921
25. Burnett KR, Wolf GL, Shumacher HR, Goldstein EJ: “A Prototype Agent for Contrast Enhanced Imaging of the Liver and Spleen with Magnetic Resonance Imaging”: Mag Res Imag 3:1:65-71 1985
26. Burnett, K.R., Wolf, G.L., Goldstein, E.J., Joseph, P.M.: The Contribution of Liver Ferritin to
T1 and T2 Relaxation in Iron Storage Diseases. Mag. Res. Imag. 3:186, 1985.
27. Burnett, K.R., Schumacher, H.R., Goldstein, E.J.: Gadolinium Oxide: A Prototype Agent for
Contrast Enhanced Imaging of Liver and Spleen with Magnetic Resonance. Mag. Res. Imag. 3:67-71, 1985.
28. Levine, JB, Burnett KR: “Magnetic Resonance -The Future of Medical Diagnostic Imaging.” Cal Work Comp Enq 2:10:5, 6, 26 1985
29. Burnett KR, Wolf GL, Tseng H, Goldstein EJ: “Preliminary Results Utilizing Iron Particles for Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Liver and Spleen.” Mag Res Imag (Accepted Mag Res Imag 1985)
30. Burnett KR, Levine JB,Sieger L: “MRI of the Cervical Spine at High Field Strength.” Appl Radiol 14:6:47-56 Nov/Dec 1985
31. Levine JB, Burnett KR: “Dramatic Advances in MRI.” Cal Chir J 10:11:12-14 November 1985
32. Levine JB, Burnett KR,: “The Cardiac Patient-Noninvasive Evaluation with Radionuclides.” Cal Work Comp Enq 3:5:37-40 1985
33. Burnett KR, Levine JB: “MRI of Lumbar Disc Disease. Clinical Observations with High Resolution Surface Coils at 1.5T.” Appl Radiol 15:6:133-141 Nov/Dec 1986
34. Allen GJ, Burnett KR, Vaziri ND, Friedenberg RM: “Intravenous Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA) of Hemodialysis Access Fistulae.” JNMA 78:9:825-830 1986
35. Burnett KR, Levine JB: “What Really Happens In Imaging Centers: Issues of Finance and Control.” AJR 1986 147:6:1333
36. Burnett KR, Davis CL, Read J: “Dynamic Display of Temporomandibular Joint Meniscus Using “Fast Scan” MRI.” AJR, 149:959-962, November 1987
37. Burnett KR, Davis CL, Kaminishi R, Glenn WV, Levine JB: “Format and Display Options for MRI of the TMJ.” Cranio 6:2:286: April 1988
38. Burnett KR, “Choosing an MRI Facility.” Guest Editorial CDA Journal Pages 47-8, August 1988.
39. Davis CL, Kaminishi MR, Burnett KR, “TMJ Arthroscopy and MR Imaging.” CDA Journal
Pages 47-8 August 1988
40. Pugh P, Burnett KR, : “Scanner Design Assist of MRI of the Breast.” Diagn Imag, pgs 7-10 October
1995
41. Porat S, Leupold J, Burnett K, Nottage W: “Reliability of Non-Image Guided Glenohumeral Joint Injection Through the Rotator Interval Approach in Patients Undergoing Diagnostic MR Arthrography. Am. J. Roentgenol., Sep 2008: 191: W96-W99
42. Iyengar JJ, Burnett, KR, Nottage WM: “The Abduction External Rotation (ABER) View for MRI of the Shoulder” Arthroscopy 33:8 August 2010
43. Iyengar JJ, Porat S, Burnett KR, Marrero-Perez L, Hernandez VH, Nottage WM: “MRI Tendon Integrity Assessment after Arthroscopic Partial-Thickness Rotator Cuff Repair” Arthroscopy 27:3 pp306-313 March 2011
44. Magnetic Resonance Arthrography Assessment of the Superior Labrum using the BLCSystem: Age-related Changes Mimicking SLAP 2 Lesions, Koziak, A, Chuang, Jancosko, J, Burnett, K, Nottage, W, Skeletal Radiology (2014) 43:1065-1070 PMID 24752875
45. Chuang, M, Burnett KR, Nelman, K, Nottage WM: “Identification of Bicep Outlet Injuries: Establishing the Normal Sagittal Rotator Interval Angle” Submitted to Arthroscopy


Book Chapters:

1. Burnett KR, Golgi H: “Autonomic Dysreflexia During Barium Enema.” In Radiographic Atlas of Colon Disease E.I. Greenbaum, M.D., Ed., Chapter 4, pp. 41-45 Yearbook Medical Publishers, 1980
2. Burnett KR, Grossman M: “Percutaneous Needle Biopsy of the Pancreas.” In Bockus Textbook of Gastroenterology, J.Edward Berk, M.D., Ed. Vol. 6, Chapter 214 pp. 3962-3970, W.B. Saunders, Phila Publ., 1985
3. Burnett KR, Lyons KP: “Gated Cardiac Scintigraphy of the Left Ventricle.” In Current Practice In Nuclear Medicine pp 53-94, Kenneth P. Lyons, M.D., Ed., Appleton Century-Crofts Publishers, 1988
4. Wolf GL, Burnett KR, Goldstein EJ, Joseph PM: “Contrast Agents for Magnetic Resonance Imaging.” In Magnetic Resonance Annual Vol.1, pp. 231-266, Herbert Y. Kressel, M.D., Ed., Raven Press Publisher, New York, New York 1985
5. Burnett KR: “High Tech Radiological Procedures for General Dentistry: X-ray CT (Mandible and Maxilla), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (TMJ).” In Craniofacial Radiological Diagnosis and Management, Robert F. Sloan Ph.D, Ed., International Scientific and Management Publications, publ., Los Angeles, CA 1988


Monographs:

1. Glenn WV, Burnett KR, Rauschning W: “Lumbar discs and Nerve Root Canals. Graded Examples of MRI with Anatomic Correlation.” General Electric Company Publ. 1987

Presentations:

1. Wolf GL, Burnett KR, Kreuzer K: ” A Highly Vascular Animal Model For Investigation of Hemodynamic Influences Upon Local Tumor Blood Flow.” Presented at the Radiobiology Session of the 63rd Scientific Assembly and Meeting of the RSNA, Chicago,IL 1977
2. Milne ENC, Burnett KR, Aufrichtig D, McMillan J, Imray T: “The Effects of AP,PA, Supine, Upright, 72-inch and 40-inch Chest X-rays on the Cardiothoracic Ratio.” Presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the AUR, Baltimore, MD, March 1, 1982
3. Lyons KP, Conroy RM, Burnett KR, Kuperus J: “Lyophilized Gelfoam Particles Labeled with Technetium 99m.: Experience in 52 Embolizations.” Presented at the Western Regional Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, CA October 7-11, 1982
4. Burnett KR, Friedenberg, RM, Wang YB, Wolk F, Imray TJ, Roeck WW, Nalciogul O: “Quantitation of Renal Blood Flow and Renal Function Using Digital Radiology.” Presented at The General Meeting of the RSNA, Works in Progress, Chicago, IL, November 1982
5. Burnett KR, Ott R, Eugene J, Lyons KP: “Significance of Collateral Circulation on Local Myocardial Perfusion in the Canine Heart Model: Implications for the Investigation of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Agents.” Presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine, Annual Meeting, St. Louis,MO, 1983
6. Burnett KR, Wolf GL, Dizon J, Gelblum D: “Hepatobiliary Contrast Agents for NMR Imaging.”
(Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the AUR, May 6-10, Newport Beach, CA). Invest Radiol 1984
7. Maourian AC, Burnett KR, Goldstein EJ Wolf GL, Kressel HY, Baum S: “Proton T1 and T2 Relaxation Enhancement in Rat Tissues after the Oral Administration of MnC12.” (Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the AUR, May 6-10, Newport Beach, CA). Invest Radiol 1984
8
. Burnett KR, Wolf GL: “Hepato-splenic Contrast Agents for NMR Imaging.” Presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of AUR, May 6-10, Newport Beach, CA . Invest Radiol 1984
9. Worah D, Berger AE, Burnett KR, Cockrill K, Ellis HC, Kanal E, Kendall C, Leese PG, Lyons KP, Ross E, Wolf GL, Burnett KR, Quay SC: “Ferrioxamine as an MRI contrast Agent: Preclinical Studies and Phase I and II Human Clinical Trials.” Presented at the World Symposium on Contrast Media, Paris, France 1987
10. Burnett KR, Wolf GL, Lyons KP, Ross E, Kanal E, Quay SC, Worah D, Leese P: “MRI of the GU Tract Utilizing Paramagnetic Contrast Agent: Phase I and II Trials of S-FDF.” Presented at the 73rd Scientific Assembly of the Radiologic Society of North America, Nov 29-Dec 4, 1987, Chicago, IL.
11. Lang P, Rhodes M, Knobloch B, Chafetz N, Sanny J, Rothman S, Delarmarter R, Kilgus D, Burnett KR: “Avascular Necrosis of the Hip.” Three Dimensional Reconstruction from Spin Echo and Gradient Echo MR Images.” Presented at the 74th Scientific Assembly of the Radiologic Society of North America, Nov.28-Dec 3, 1988 Chicago, IL.
12. Worah D, Berger AE, Burnett KR, Cockrill HH, Kanal E, Kendall C. Leese PT, Lyons KP, Ross E, Wolf GL, Quay SC: “Ferrioxamine as a Magnetic Contrast Agent; Preclinical Studies and Phase I and II Human Clinical Trials.” Invest Radiol 23:0 pgs. S281-S285 September 1988 Suppl.
13. Burnett KR, Goldstein EJ, Hansell J., Wolf GL, Dizon J, Gelbllum D, “Efficacy of Gd-DTPA: Correlation with the Tissue Distribution of Tc99m-DTPA,” Presented at the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Orlando, Florida, March 3-10, 1984
14. Brown RD, Burnett KR, Goldstein EJ, Koenig SH, Wolf GL: “Magnetic Field Dependence of Proton Relaxation Rates NMRD Profiles) in Tissue with Mn+Added in Vivo.” Presented at the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Magnetic Resonance In Medicine, August 13-17, New York, New York,1984.
15. Goldstein EJ, Burnett KR, Wolf GL, Wortman J, Joseph PM, Sen S: “Contrast Enhancement of Spontaneous CNS Tumors in Animals with Gadolinium DTPA: Correlation of MRI with X-ray CT.”Represented at the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, August 13-19, New York, New York 1984
16. Goldstein EJ, Wolf GL, Burnett KR, Gelblum D, Dizon J, Casaia JF: “Manganese-PDTA: A New Organ Specific Contrast Agent for Magnetic Resonance Imaging.” Presented at the 70th Scientific Assembly of the RSNA, November 23-29, Washington D.C., 1984
17. Burnett KR, Wold GL, Albert P, Goldstein EJ: “The Contrast to Noise Ratio: Image Quality and Tissue Discrimination in MRI as a Function of Field Strength and Added Paramagnetic Contrast Agents.”. Presented at The 3rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, March 22-26, San Diego, CA 1985
18. Burnett KR, Wolf GL, Goldstein EJ, Joseph PM: “The Contribution of Liver Ferritin to T1 and T2 Relaxation in Iron Storage Diseases.” Presented at the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, March 22-26, San Diego, CA 1985
19. Burnett KR, Davis CL, Read J, Glenn WV, Levine JB: “Dynamic Display of the Temporomandibular Joint Meniscus Using “Fast Scan: MRI: Potential for Functional Evaluation .” Presented at the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Society for Magnetic Resonance Imaging, February 28- March 4, San Antonio, TX 1987
20. Rubin D, Falk K, Sperling M, Rothman B, Zerhouni E, Stark D, Outwater E, Schmiedl U, Kirby L, Chezmar J, Coates T, Chang M, Silverman J, Rofsky N, Burnett K, Ross M, Saini S, Engel J, and Young SW: “A Multicenter Trial of GADOLITE Oral Suspension as a Contrast Agent for Magnetic Resonance Imaging.” Presented at International Society or Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, April 12-189, 1997 Vancouver, BC.
21. Nottage WMN, Morgan CD, Nelman K, Burnett KR, Koziak A: Biceps Outlet Injuries: Establishing the Normal Sagittal Rotator Interval Angle. Presented AOSSM Annual Meeting, 7/12-7/15 2012, Baltimore Maryland


Published Abstracts:

1. Lyons KP, Conroy RM, Burnett KR, Kuperus JH: “A New Lyophilized Particle Kit for Radiolabeling with TC99m: Experience in 52 Therapeutic Embolizations.” Clin Nuc Med 7 (95):P40 1982
2. Burnett KR, Ott R, Eugene J, Lyons KP: ” Significance of Collateral Circulation for the Investigation of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Agents.” J Nuc Med 24 (p)85 May 1983
3. Burnett KR, Pais MJ, Cremer M, Edwards KE, Ortiz GN, Lightfoote JB: “Trephine Bone Biopsy: A Refined Needle for Radiologists.” (Presented at the 69th Meeting of the RSNA, Chicago, IL, November 1983) RAD 149 (p):21-22 November 1983
4. Smolin MF, Nalcioglu O, Burnett KR, Wang YB, Wolk F: “Quantitation of Blood Flow by Videodensitometry. Presented at the 69th Meeting of the RSNA, Chicago, IL November 1983. RAD 149 p:32-33. November 1983
5. Allen GJ, Burnett KR, Viziri N, Friedenberg RM: “Intravenous DSA of Hemodialysis Access Fistulae.” Presented at the 69th Meeting of the RSNA , Chicago, IL November 1983 Rad 149 p.: 242
November 1983


Poster Presentations:

1. Burnett KR, Conroy RM, Lyons KP, Kuperus J, Pribram HF: “A Practical Technique for Labelling Gelfoam Emboli with Technetium 99m: Experience in 52 Embolization Procedures.” Presented at the California Medical Association Meeting , Anaheim, CA March 1982, and at the American Roentgen Ray Society Meeting, New Orleans, LA May 1982
2. Sloan RF, Burnett KR, Crues J, Davis CL, Rose HA, Glenn WV: “Craniofacial Radiological Diagnosis and Management.” Presented at the 128th Annual Meeting of the American Dental Association, October 10-15, 1987, Las Vegas, Nevada.
3. Price EM, Ali A, Murayama G,Stauffer A, Burnett KR, Nottage WM: “The ABER View for MRI of the Shoulder”. Presented at Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, May 15-18, 2005, Vancouver BC Canada
4. Leupold JA, Burnett KR, Nottage WM: “Accuracy of Non-Im


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