Jeffrey B. Burnette, MD

Jeffrey B. Burnette, MD

Dr. Jeffrey B. Burnette is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Hip and Knee Replacement. Dr. Burnette graduated from The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina and obtained his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. He completed his internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, MD and went on to be the General Medical Officer at the Pentagon Army Health Clinic. Dr. Burnette also did his surgical residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, then later completed a fellowship in Adult Reconstructive Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL.

Dr. Burnette served as an orthopedic surgeon at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, and immediately continued his service as an orthopedic surgeon in Iraq. When he returned to the United States, Dr. Burnette went on to serve as the Officer In Charge of the Orthopedic Surgery Clinic and later the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at WBAMC. Dr. Burnette has also served as the Chief of Staff at Coliseum Northside Hospital in Macon, GA.

A Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Burnette belongs to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Southern Orthopaedic Society, and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

In his free time, Dr. Burnette likes to spend time with his family, go fishing, hiking and to the beach.


Doctor of Medicine

Medical University of South Carolina

(Charleston, South Carolina)


The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina

(Charleston, South Carolina)

Curriculum Vitae


  • Fellowship, Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic – Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Florida)
  • Residency, Walter Reed Army Medical Center (Bethesda, Maryland)
  • Internship, Walter Reed Army Medical Center (Bethesda, Maryland)

Patients That Inspire

“All out excellent! Enjoyed his explanations and very professional, caring, friendly. I can say he was one of the best doctors I have ever dealt with and I have had a lot of good doctors and he hasn't even operated on me yet. I am impressed! The most professional DOCTOR I HAVE ever consulted with before a surgery. LET'S do this!” Grateful Patient
“Dr. Burnette and his staff are very professional, kind and helpful. He takes time to explain everything to you in a manner you can understand. The office seems very efficient. I have never encountered a problem since I have been going to Southeast Orthopedic Specialists. I would recommend them to anyone. ” Grateful Patient
“He is new to the practice, but I couldn't have gotten a better orthopedic surgeon to have consult with today. Great bedside manner, impressive education and past practice groups. He got to the point and was easy to understand, he clearly advised on my issues. ” Grateful Patient

The Burnette Team

  • Tiffany Davis, PA-C

    Tiffany Davis, PA-C

  • Erin Smith, PA-C

    Erin Smith, PA-C