Robert Burnett MD, FACOG

WhidbeyHealth Women's Care
Robert Burnett MD, FACOG


Longtime obstetrician and gynecologist Robert Burnett, MD, joined our medical staff in 2006 and served as our Chief of Surgery between 2008 and 2011. In that role, he led the implementation of nationally recognized safety and care guidelines that have improved patient outcomes and decreased post-operative infections and complications. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG), which recognizes exceptional expertise and the highest quality of care.

Patient Care Philosophy

  • Listen respectfully to patients.
  • Encourage patients to participate in decision making on their care.
  • Explain treatment options in terms patients understand.
  • Support patients to be responsible for their own health.

Scope of Care

  • Normal and high-risk pregnancies
  • Evaluation and management of abnormal pap smears
  • Gynecologic surgery including laparoscopy
  • Infertility


  • Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine, 1975

Internship & Residency

  • Naval Regional Medical Center at Oakland


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Fellow of American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology
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