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Dr. Burrell’s Curriculum Vitae

Medical Education

Keck Medical Center of USC

Microsurgery Fellow
Los Angeles, CA
August 2013-July 2014

New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Plastic Surgery Resident
New York, NY
July 2010-June 2013

New York-Methodist Hospital

General Surgery Resident
Brooklyn, NY
July 2005-June 2010

Weill Cornell Medical College

Doctor of Medicine
New York, NY
August 2000-June 2005

Undergraduate Education

Columbia University

New York, NY
Certificate Pre-Med Studies

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ
Bachelor of Arts, English


  • Medical Board of California, 2013 – present
  • Medical Board of New York, 2009
  • United States Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration, 2009 – present

Board Certification

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
    expires 7/2025
  • American Board of Surgery
    expires 7/2023

Awards and Recognition

  • Resident of Distinction, 2012-2013, New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Administrative Chief Resident, 2012-2013, Division of Plastic Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Most Outstanding Surgical Resident, 2009-2010, New York-Methodist Hospital
  • Administrative Chief Resident, 2009-2010, New York-Methodist Hospital


LX Man, LC Park, MJ Terry, JM Mason, WA Burrrell, F Liu, BY Kimball, SM Moorji, JA Lee, AS Breirbart. Lentiviral Gene Therapy with Platelet-Derived Growth Factor B Sustains Accelerated Healing of Diabetic Wounds Over Time. Ann Plast Surg, 2005 Jul; 55(1)81-86.

Reiffel, Alyssa J.; Jimenez, Natalia; Burrell, Whitney A.; Millet, Yoann H.; Dent, Briar L.; Pomp, Alfonso; Dakin, Gregory F.; Spector, Jason A. Body Contouring after Bariatric Surgery: How Much is Really Being Done? Annals of Plastic Surgery, 3 October 2012.

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