Charles D. Burger, M.D.

  1. Pulmonologist

Location

  1. Jacksonville, Florida

Languages

English

Dr. Charles D. Burger is an experienced and well-recognized clinical expert in the diagnosis and management of all forms of pulmonary vascular disease, particularly group 1 pulmonary arterial hypertension and group 4 chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). His team is accredited by the Pulmonary Hypertension Association as a Pulmonary Hypertension Comprehensive Center, offering high quality care including the full complement of complex medical treatments as well as interventional therapy for CTEPH such a pulmonary balloon angioplasty and pulmonary thromboendarterectomy. He is also an expert in rare cystic lung disease and leads a certified lymphangioleiomyomatosis clinic. Generally, there are opportunities for patients to participate in clinical research in each of these specialized areas.

  • Diagnosis and management of pulmonary vascular disease including all types of pulmonary hypertension
  • Complex interventional therapy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension including pulmonary balloon angioplasty and pulmonary thromboendarterectomy
  • Evaluation and treatment of rare cystic lung disease such as lymphangioleiomyomatosis, commonly called LAM
  1. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
  2. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
  3. Pectus excavatum
  4. Pulmonary hypertension
  1. Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis
  • Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
  • Liver-lung disease
  • Pectus Excavatum
  1. 1991
    Fellowship - Pulmonary and Critical CareMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 1988
    Internship/Residency - Internal MedicineVanderbilt University Hospital
  3. 1985
    MDBowman Gray School of Medicine
  4. 1982
    MDUniversity of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences
  5. 1981
    BA - ChemistryUniversity of Tennessee, Knoxville
  6. 1978
    BACarson-Newman College

Certifications

  1. 2011
    Sleep MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1991
    Critical Care MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  3. 1990
    Pulmonary DiseaseAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  4. 1988
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Top Doctor Pulmonary Disease-Jacksonville Magazine June 2021Jacksonville Magazine
  2. 2019
    Mayo Clinic Distinguished Educator AwardMayo Clinic in Florida
  3. 2018
    American Thoracic Society Fellow (Inaugural Class)American Thoracic Society
  4. 2015
    2015 Global Who's WhoWorldwide Who's Who
  5. 2014
    Mayo Clinic Distinguished ClinicianMayo Clinic in Florida
  6. 2014
    2014 Worldwide Who's WhoWorldwide Who's Who
  7. 2013
    2013 Worldwide Who's WhoWorldwide Who's Who
  8. 2012
    2012 US News and World Report Top DoctorUS News and World Reports
  9. 2012
    2012 International WHO'S WHO of ProfessionalsWho's Who of Professionals
  10. 2012
    Outstanding Course Director 2012 Mayo Clinic MSGME AwardMSGME
  11. 2011
    Toward Practice Convergence (TPC) Project- Participation and leadership recognition Mayo Clinic in Florida
  12. 2011
    Outstanding Course Director 2011 Mayo Clinic MSGME AwardMSGME
  13. 2011
    2011 Who's Who in America65th Edition, Marquis Who's Who in America
  14. 2011
    Castle Connolly Top Doctor Awarding Organization
  15. 2010
    2009 Innovation and Collaboration Award: Recognition by Mayo Clinic Education for collegial collaboration across the campuses; innovative program format (including two ABIM recertification modules);Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  16. 2010
    Castle Connolly Top Doctor Awarding Organization
  17. 2009
    Castle Connolly Top Doctor, Annual Award 2009 - 2020Castle Connolly Medical Ltd
  18. 2008
    Teacher of the Year - Pulmonary FellowshipMayo Clinic in Florida
  19. 2003
    Teacher of the Year - Critical Care MedicineMayo Clinic in Florida
  20. 2003
    America's Top Physicians Consumer Research CounselAwarding Organization
  21. 2003
    MacMillan ScholarAwarding Organization
  22. 2000
    Teacher of the Year - Critical Care MedicineMayo Clinic in Florida
  23. 1999
    Teacher of the Year - Critical Care MedicineMayo Clinic in Florida
  24. 1998
    Teacher of the Year - Critical Care MedicineMayo Clinic in Florida
  25. 1995
    Teacher of the Year - Internal MedicineMayo Clinic in Florida
  26. 1990
    Young Investigator AwardAmerican Sleep Disorders Association
  27. 1985
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor SocietyAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  28. 1982
    Class Rank: Upper 10%Bowman Gray School of Medicine
  29. 1982
    Alan Solomon Medical Student Research FellowshipAwarding Organization
  30. 1981
    Graduated with High HonorsUniversity of Tennessee, Knoxville
  31. 1981
    Academic ScholarshipUniversity of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences
  32. 1981
    Class Rank: Upper 10%University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences
  33. 1981
    MemberGamma Beta Phi Honor Society
  34. 1980
    MemberMortar Board Society
  35. 1978
    Academic ScholarshipUniversity of Tennessee, Knoxville
  36. 1977
    Academic ScholarshipCarson-Newman College

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    Research ChairAdvanced Care at Home
  2. 2021
    MemberPatient Cohort Intelligence Solutions (PCIS)
  3. 2021 - present
    PHAR Steering Committee ChairPulmonary Hypertension Association Registry
  4. 2021 - present
    PHAR Steering Committee ChairPulmonary Hypertension Association
  5. 2020 - present
    MemberCOVID19 Data and Analytics Governance Counci
  6. 2020 - 2021
    ChairMayo Clinic Florida Committees, COVID-19 Research Coordinating Group
  7. 2018 - present
    Fellow, ATS Inaugural ClassAmerican Thoracic Society
  8. 2018 - present
    Steering Committee MemberPulmonary Hypertension Association Registry
  9. 2018 - present
    PHAR Steering Committee MemberPulmonary Hypertension Association
  10. 2017 - 2021
    Kern AffiliateMayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery
  11. 2016 - 2020
    MemberInformation Knowledge Management Assessment Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  12. 2016 - 2020
    ChairPractice Analytics Oversight Committee
  13. 2016 - 2020
    ChairRegistry Oversight, Enterprise Analytics, Mayo Clinic Committees
  14. 2016 - 2018
    ChairMayo Clinic Florida Committees, Florida Plummer Coordinating Group
  15. 2015 - 2018
    MemberPlummer Project Physician Advisory Group
  16. 2015 - 2020
    Medical DirectorClinical Trials Office
  17. 2015 - 2021
    Active MemberClinical and Translational Research Executive Committee, Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science
  18. 2015 - 2018
    Advances in PAH, Editor-in-ChiefPulmonary Hypertension Association
  19. 2014 - 2016
    MemberInstitutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  20. 2012 - 2014
    2014 PHA International Meeting Program ChairPulmonary Hypertension Association
  21. 2012 - 2016
    Pulmonary Circulation Assembly Program CommitteeAmerican Thoracic Society
  22. 2012 - 2016
    Faculty, Poster Presentations ATS International MeetingAmerican Thoracic Society
  23. 2010 - 2012
    Medical Education Committee, ChairPulmonary Hypertension Association
  24. 2010 - 2020
    MemberBosnian-Herzegovinian American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  25. 2010 - 2016
    Scientific Leadership Council MemberPulmonary Hypertension Association
  26. 2009 - 2015
    MemberElectronic Medical Record Direction Task Force, Electronic Medical Record Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  27. 2009 - 2012
    PH Online University Physician LeadPulmonary Hypertension Association
  28. 2009 - 2011
    PHA on the Road Committee ChairPulmonary Hypertension Association
  29. 2009 - 2010
    MemberInfectious Disease Council, Infectious Disease Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  30. 2009 - present
    MemberPulmonary Hypertension Association
  31. 2008 - 2011
    MemberExecutive Board - Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  32. 2003 - 2009
    MemberQuality Care Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Advisory Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  33. 2003 - 2008
    MemberMayo Clinic Quality Care Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  34. 2003 - 2006
    MemberAdministrative Committee of the Board, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  35. 2002 - 2008
    Medical DirectorSt. Luke's Hospital
  36. 2002 - 2008
    Inpatient Medical DirectorBoard of Directors, St. Luke's Hospital
  37. 2002 - 2008
    Vice Chair for Hospital OperationsCredentials Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  38. 2002 - 2003
    SecretaryExecutive Medical Staff, St. Luke's Hospital
  39. 2001 - 2010
    Vice Chair for Hospital OperationsClinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  40. 2001 - 2010
    MemberMayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  41. 2001 - 2008
    ChairHospital Practice Committee - Florida, Clinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  42. 2001 - 2008
    MemberHospital Practice Committee - Florida, Clinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  43. 2001 - 2008
    MemberFinance Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  44. 2001 - 2008
    Vice Chair for Hospital OperationsExecutive Board, Clinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  45. 2001 - 2008
    ChairHospital Planning Integration Team, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  46. 2001 - 2006
    MemberPractice Quality Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  47. 2001 - 2005
    ChairPractice Quality Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  48. 2001 - 2002
    MemberQuality Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  49. 2001 - 2002
    MemberQuality Council Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  50. 2000 - 2020
    MemberDepartment of Applied Informatics
  51. 2000 - 2007
    MemberClinical Equipment Committee - Florida, Clinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  52. 2000 - 2007
    MemberPatient Safety Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  53. 2000 - 2005
    ChairClinical Equipment Committee - Florida, Clinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  54. 2000 - 2001
    ChairPatient Safety Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  55. 1999 - 2008
    MemberOperations Committee, St. Luke's Hospital
  56. 1999 - 2004
    MemberMembership Committee, National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care
  57. 1999 - 2002
    Board MemberBoard of Directors, National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care
  58. 1999 - 2000
    ChairPractice Improvement Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  59. 1999 - 2000
    MemberPractice Improvement Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  60. 1998 - 2000
    Physician Team LeaderProject INET, St. Luke's Hospital
  61. 1998 - 1999
    MemberRevenue Systems Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  62. 1998
    PresidentFlorida Society of Critical Care Medicine
  63. 1997 - 2020
    MemberCritical Care Symposium Planning Committee, Florida American Lung Association
  64. 1997 - 1999
    MemberWintercourse Planning Committee, Florida Thoracic Society
  65. 1997
    President-ElectFlorida Society of Critical Care Medicine
  66. 1996 - 2008
    ChiefSection of Pulmonary Medicine, St. Luke's Hospital
  67. 1996 - 2008
    MemberSection of Pulmonary Medicine, St. Luke's Hospital
  68. 1996 - 2008
    MemberExecutive Medical Staff, St. Luke's Hospital
  69. 1996 - 2005
    ChairDepartment of Critical Care
  70. 1996 - 2005
    MemberNational Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care
  71. 1996 - 2001
    Medical DirectorIntensive Care Unit, St. Luke's Hospital
  72. 1996 - 2001
    MemberClinical Competency Committee, Anesthesia Residency, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  73. 1996 - 2001
    MemberSurgical Committee - Florida, Clinical Practice Committee - Florida, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  74. 1996 - 2001
    MemberInfection Control Committee, St. Luke's Hospital
  75. 1995 - 2002
    Medical DirectorDepartment of Respiratory Therapy, St. Luke's Hospital
  76. 1995 - 1999
    MemberFlorida Thoracic Society
  77. 1994 - 2015
    MemberSociety of Critical Care Medicine
  78. 1994 - 1995
    Resident Applicant ReviewerInternal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  79. 1993 - 2003
    MemberPulmonary Advisory Network
  80. 1993 - 1998
    MemberAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  81. 1993 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  82. 1992 - 2008
    MemberMedical Ethics Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  83. 1992 - 1994
    MemberResuscitation Committee, Mayo Clinic Florida Committees
  84. 1991 - present
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  85. 1989 - 1992
    MemberMember Affiliate Committee Reviewing "Case Presentations", American College of Chest Physicians
  86. 1988 - present
    MemberAmerican Thoracic Society

Publications

Research activities

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