Atuhani S. Burnett, MD, PhD

Atuhani S. Burnett, MD, PhD

Surgical Oncology, General Surgery, Oncology
Medical Group
Ascension Medical Group
Ascension Medical Group Ascension Medical Group
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish


Atuhani Burnett, MD, PhD, Chief of Surgical Oncology, is a pancreatobiliary and foregut surgical oncologist and the with Ascension Medical Group. Dr. Burnett is board-certified in general surgery and fellowship-trained in surgical oncology. He provides comprehensive care to adult patients with complex benign and malignant tumors of the pancreas, bile ducts, esophagus, stomach and small bowel. Dr. Burnett has a special interest in treatment of pancreas cancer, extra-hepatic bile duct cancer, esophagus cancer, stomach cancer and neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Burnett is currently the only proceduralist trained and performing gastric stimulator implants. This procedure involves a neurostimulator that sends mild electrical pulses to gently stimulate the smooth muscles of the lower stomach and help control chronic nausea and vomiting associated with gastroparesis. He believes in a care philosophy of delivering comprehensive care in collaboration with each of his patients. Outside of the office, Dr. Burnett enjoys spending time with his wife and their two toddlers, cycling and playing racquetball.
Meet Atuhani S. Burnett, MD, PhD

Services Provided

  • Cancer Care



  • Vanderbilit University School of Medicine


  • Vanderbilit University School of Medicine


  • McGill University Health Centre - Royal Victoria Hospital
  • West Penn Allegheny Health System


  • Rutgers New Jersey Medical Center


  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center


  • Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Mi


Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension All Saints Hospital
  • Ascension Calumet Hospital
  • Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Hospital - Milwaukee Campus
  • Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Hospital - Ozaukee Campus
  • Ascension NE Wisconsin - Mercy Campus
  • Ascension NE Wisconsin - St. Elizabeth Campus
  • Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - Elmbrook Campus
  • Ascension Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Hospital


  • The American Board of Surgery - Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • The American Board of Surgery - General Surgery


Atuhani S. Burnett, MD, PhD offers services at multiple Wisconsin locations. Contact your preferred location to book an appointment.
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