Gregory Burns


(813) 257-3015



401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Building Location

GHS 311

Meet Gregory Burns

Associate Professor and Academic Director, Physician Assistant Medicine


1997 University of North Florida, B.A.
2005 Nova Southeastern University, B.S.
2005 Nova Southeastern University, MMS
2016 A.T. Still University, DHSc

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Courses Taught:

Physician Assistant Role in Modern Health Care
Transition to Physician Assistant Clinical Practice
Human Behavior and Psychiatry
Primary Care Review Course
Physical Diagnosis 1, 2, 3 (Lecture and Lab)
Clinical Orientation
Clinical Rotations 1-8
Emergency Medicine
Clinical Therapeutics
Surgical Principles

Career Specialties: Gregory Burns specializes in family medicine, cardiology, pulmonology, psychiatry and internal medicine.

Professional and Community Activities:

Since 2005, Burns has been involved with the community under various positions of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants (FAPA). From 2006-2008, he was the south regional director of FAPA. From 2009-2011, he was president-elect, president and immediate past president of FAPA. Since 2009, he has been a House of Delegate for the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) representing the State of Florida. From 2013-2019, he was the chair of the faculty relations committee under FAPA. Within this position, he was  the leader of a committee with various representatives of all the 16 ARC-PA accredited PA programs within the State of Florida. In 2019, he was elected again as president-elect of FAPA and vice-chair of the Political Action Committee under AAPA.

Since 2006, Burns has given numerous medical education presentations at various medical conferences on the local, state and national level. He has also published numerous articles within various State of Florida medical organization journals.

Honors and Awards:

2019  America's Top PAs by Point of Care Network (POCN)
2017  Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
2011  Past President’s Pin of the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants (FAPA)
2007  Pi Alpha National Honor Society for Physician Assistants (Scholarship, Service and Leadership)
2005  Benjamin J. Parvin Leadership Award (Outstanding Leadership and Exceptional Service for the PA Profession)