Dr. Rachel E. Burnett, PhD

Dr. Rachel E. Burnett, PhD

Dr. Rachel E. Burnett, PhD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 877-7552

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  • Psychology (Primary)
About the Provider

Rachel E. Burnett, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Burnett works exclusively with the Bariatric Surgery Clinic, conducting evaluations and group psychotherapy with bariatric surgery patients.

Dr. Burnett has over 20 years of experience working with patients with a variety of medical illnesses and concerns. With bariatric patients, her focus is on assessing patients' unique experiences and needs, working with them to look at the impact of those experiences and needs on their weight loss goals. She's known for her ability to quickly develop a relationship with patients and help them make necessary shifts in their approach to weight loss.

Dr. Burnett leads a group treatment program for patients who are encountering difficulties after bariatric surgery.

Outside of work, Dr. Burnett enjoys hiking, kayaking, and horseback riding.

  • Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine (1996)
  • Residency Program: Washington DC VA Medical Center (1996)