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Amber Burnette, MD

Assistant Professor

Dr. Amber Burnette is a board-certified physician with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group based in Orange County, California. Her strengths include excellent patient rapport, cultural competency, and evidence-based care. Her research, presentations, and publications focus on topics such as asthma and food allergies, and equity, inclusion, and diversity.

Education and Training

  • BS, cum laude, University of Arizona at Tucson
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Internship and Residency, Pediatrics, Children’s National Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Allergy and Immunology, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center


Selected Prior Positions

2009-present Attending Physician and Lecturer for Family Medicine Residency Program, Primary Care, and Emergency Medicine Providers
Kaiser Permanente Orange County Department of Allergy
2010-present Asthma Champion, Regional Asthma Care Management Team
Kaiser Permanente Orange County Department of Allergy
2014-present Partner Physician, Kaiser Permanente Garden Grove Clinic
Kaiser Permanente Orange County Department of Allergy
2015-present Chief of Service, Allergy and Immunology
Kaiser Permanente Orange County Department of Allergy
2016-present Champion and Reviewer, Kaiser Permanente-Comcast-NBCUniversal Allergy Video Pilot
Kaiser Permanente Orange County Department of Allergy
2017-present Physician Leader: Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity
Kaiser Permanente Orange County


Selected Honors and Awards

1996-2000 Flinn Scholar
Undergraduate Scholarship
2007-present Fellow
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
2018 Samuel R. Sherman, MD Award from the Institute for Medical Education
2017 Diversity Symposium, “Immigration and Population Health Effects”

Selected Publications

Selected peer-reviewed research manuscripts

  • Managing Asthma and Allergies in D.C. Schools: A Comprehensive Resource & Education Guide. 2007. Co-author/editor, published by D.C. Department of Health and the National Capital Asthma Coalition.