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Mark W. Burns, MD

Mark W. Burns, MD


On staff since February 2010

Academic Title: Associate Professor, University of Washington


TinaSumas, WA08.06.14
Dr. Burns and his team went above and beyond to show care for my son having surgery at age 1. He was even kind enough to give me his personal cell number to call in case. They were excellent at calming nerves of anxious parents.
CyndiKent, WA12.27.12
Truly a gifted and talented surgeon! We searched for 5 years and have seen 8 Dr's that said our son would 'grow out of it'. At age 10 we saw no signs of it getting any better so we thank God we found Dr Burns! He is an amazing surgeon. So patient, explained everything in precise detail and made us all feel so comfortable with everything. His bedside manner was also excellent. And children's hospital staff in Belleuve were all excellent! We will never take our children anywhere else! God Bless you all for being there for our family!
TeresaBothell, WA10.15.12
Dr. Burns is wonderful. He has a great bedside manner and made my son's surgery experience as good as it can be. He also addressed my son's issue which made us all happy. He and his team are fantastic.
Dr Burns performed surgery on our son when he was one. He made the whole experience less scary for our son and for that we will always be grateful.
HaileyVaughn, Washington06.10.11
This man is amazing, when I was born, I would cry, for hours on end, and no other doctor or specialist could figure out what was wrong with me, until my mom found Dr. Burns. He found that I have kidney reflux, I am so greatful, without him I might not be alive today, but here I am 15 years later. Dr. Burns has now inspired me to become a urologist. Thank you Dr!
MindyOak Harbor, WA04.19.11
What an amazing doctor! He helped us so much! My son's surgery went great, and Dr. Burns bedside manner was so nice. Totally put us at ease.
Recommend Dr. Mark Burns


Board Certification(s)
Medical/Professional School
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle
Urology, University of Washington, Seattle
Urology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Clinical Interests

Pediatric urology, Hypospadias, undescended testis, Hernia and hydrocele buried penis

Awards and Honors

Award NameAward DescriptionAwarded ByAward Date
Seattle Magazine Top Doctor - 2012Seattle Magazine Top Doctor - 2012Seattle Magazine 2012
U.S. News Top DoctorU.S. News and World Report 2012


A Gender Assessment Team: experience with 250 patients over a period of 25 years
Genet Med , 2007: 9348
Renal and urologic manifestations of pediatric condition falsification/Munchausen by proxy
Pediatr Nephrol , 2007: 22849
Kidney transplantation in children with urinary diversion or bladder augmentation
J Urol , 2001: 165(6 Pt 2)2265
Voiding dysfunction after bilateral extravesical reimplantation
J Urol , 1998: 1591019
Lower urinary tract changes after early valve ablation in neonates and infants: is early diversion warranted?
J Urol , 1997: 157984
Interstitial cystitis in children
J Urol , 1996: 156(2 Pt 2)860
Cloacal Exstrophy: Additional Challenges
IN: Living with Bladder Exstrophy , 1996
Pseudoureterocele: potential for misdiagnosis of an ectopic ureter as a ureterocele
Br J Urol , 1995: 75401
Lower urinary tract reconstruction using stomach and the artificial sphincter
J Urol , 1993: 1491107
The syndrome of dysuria and hematuria in pediatric urinary reconstruction with stomach
J Urol , 1993: 1491107
The syndrome of dysuria and hematuria in pediatric urinary reconstruction with stomach
J Urol , 1993: 150(2 Pt 2)707
The use of the AMS800 artificial urinary sphincter in combination with the gastric tube for continence in the canine model
J Urol , 1993: 150(2 Pt 2)737
Aggressive surgical and medical management of autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease
Urology , 1993: 42309
The Mitrofanoff principle in urinary reconstruction
J Urol , 1993: 1501875
Glomerular C3c localization indicates ongoing immune deposit formation and complement activation in experiment glomerulonephritis
Am J Pathol , 1993: 142179
Treatment of bladder dysfunction in children with end stage renal disease
J Pediatr Surg , 1992: 27170
Glomerular cell proliferation and PDGF expression precede glomerulosclerosis in the remnant kidney model
Kidney Int , 1992: 41297
Use of gastric segments for augmentation cystoplasty
The Report on Urologic Techniques , 1992: 269
Urinary undiversion and augmentation cystoplasty
IN: Clinical Pediatric Urology, 3rd ed. Kalalis, King and Belman, eds , 1992: 904-919
Intraoperative cardiovascular collapse secondary to latex allergy
J Urol , 1991: 146571
Glomerular subendothelial and subepithelial immune complexes containing the same antigen are removed at different rates
Clin Exp Immunol , 1991: 84367
Adenocarcinoma of the rete testis: role of inguinal orchiectomy plus retroperitoneal lymph node dissection
Urol , 1991: 371
Why weve abandoned polytef injection for VUR
Contemp Urol , 1991: 340
Bladder reconstruction prior to renal transplantation
Dialog Pediatr Urol , 1991: 146
Subureteral Teflon injection for vesicoureteral reflux
Contemp Urol , 1991: 340
Comprehensive management of renal failure in infants
Arch Surg , 1990: 1251276
Urodynamic studies in children who wet
Br J Urol , 1990: 65641
Tips on constructing the Mitrofanoff continent appendiceal stoma
Contemp Urol , 1990: 210
Kidney excretion of C5b-9 reflects disease activity in passive Heymann nephritis
Kidney Int , 1989: 3665
Studies of polyglycolic acid hollow self-retaining vasal stent in vasovasostomy
Fertil Steril , 1989: 51504
Pediatric UTIs
Infect Urol , 1989: 15
Leydig cell tumor in a Western Lowland Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla)
J Zoo Animal Medicine , 1988: 1951
Pediatric urinary tract infections
Pediatr Clin NA , 1987: 341111
Technical considerations in management of renovascular hypertension in an infant with double renal arteries
J Pediatr Surg , 1986: 211064
Reexamination of the bromophenols in the red alga Rhodemala larix
Phytochemistry , 1975: 142667
Augmentation Cystoplasty: Stomach
IN: Reconstructive Urology. Blackwell Scientific Publications Ltd. ,
Sexual development: normal and abnormal
IN: The Textbook of Reproductive Medicine ,


Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Hydronephrosis, UTI, Reflux, VCUG: First, Do No HarmSeattle Children's Hospital Continuing Medical EducationSeattle Children's HospitalNov. 10, 2012

Primary Office

Seattle Children's
OA.6.274 - Urology Clinic
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Additional Offices

Seattle Children's Bellevue Clinic and Surgery Center
1500 - 116th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

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