Department of OBGYN

Linda Burkett, MD

  • Graduate Medical Fellow, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

Linda is a third year FPMRS Fellow. Her research interests include the biomechanics of birth injury, using advanced machine learning to predict birth injury and outcomes, energy based therapies in gynecology, and improving surgical education models of vaginal surgery. She is also pursuing a Master’s in Clinical Research from the University of Pittsburgh. 

Education & Training

  • Residency, Medstar Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University
  • MD, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Representative Publications

Burkett L; Siddique M; Zeymo A; Gutman R; Park A; Iglesia C; A Randomized Controlled Trial of Clobetasol Proprionate Versus Fractionated CO2 Laser for the Treatment of Lichen Sclerosus (CuRLS) six month outcomes. 46rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons. Jacksonville, Florida , March 2020.


Burkett L; Moalli P, Ackenbom M; What is being reported about vaginal “lasers”?: An examination of adverse events reported to the FDA. American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) 2019 Scientific Meeting. Nashville, Tennessee, Sept 2019. 


Venuti K, Cabrera C, Burkett LS, Bradley MS. Impact of Menopausal Status on Uropathogen Prevalance and Antimicrobial Resistance Profiles. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Sep 11. Epub ahead of print.