New Family Practice Doc Focused on Wellness

March 26, 2013

 

Sara Burnett, D.O., practices family medicine at

Mercy Clinic Edmond Westbrook

EDMOND, Okla. – Sara Burnett, D.O., has joined Mercy Clinic, practicing family medicine at Mercy Clinic Edmond Westbrook.

With a specialty like family medicine, Burnett will be able to serve patients from many walks of life. She’ll be devoted to comprehensive health care for people of all ages, and will lean on the more than 300 Mercy Clinic providers in Oklahoma for collaboration, support and guidance. Burnett has special interests in preventing childhood obesity and assisting underserved populations gain access to health care.

“Sara has an encouraging and uplifting personality, and combined with her passion for helping families understand health and nutrition, is in a great position to help people live well,” said Pat Patton, chief operating officer of Mercy in Oklahoma.

Burnett earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Oklahoma State University College of Medicine and her bachelor’s degree in microbiology, cell and molecular biology, also from OSU. She completed her residency at Great Plains Family Medicine Residency Program in Oklahoma City. She served as a volunteer provider during her residency at Open Arms and Olivet Free Clinics. She’s licensed by the Oklahoma State Board of Osteopathic Examiners.

“I became a doctor so I could combine my love for health and nutrition with my passion for helping people,” Burnett said. “As a mother of two, I know how precious family is and I work hard to keep my patients in good health so they can enjoy all life has to offer. My goal is always to be a good listener, and to help my patients make decisions that keep them healthy.”

Burnett and her husband of eight years, Andy, live in Edmond with their two daughters: Isabella, three, and Elisabeth, 11 months old.

Mercy Clinic is a physician-governed group of more than 1,900 medical providers across Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. In Oklahoma, Mercy Clinic is nearly 300 providers and 65 clinics statewide. With access to Mercy’s facilities, electronic health records, telemedicine and each other, Mercy Clinic providers can give their patients the best care available, regardless of the patient’s location. Patients of Mercy Clinic providers can connect to their own health records and health teams anywhere they connect to the Internet. For more information, visit www.mymercy.net.

Mercy is the sixth largest Catholic health care system in the U.S. and serves more than 3 million people annually. Mercy includes 32 hospitals, 300 outpatient facilities, 38,000 co-workers and 1,900 integrated physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. For more about Mercy, visit www.mercy.net.

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