American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Board of Trustees

Ronald R. Burns, DO
Winter Park, Fla.

An AOA board-certified family physician, Dr. Burns serves on the board of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners and is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He has also served the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) in many capacities, including being president from 2004-2005.

Dr. Burns has been an active member of the AOA Board of Trustees since 2007. He served as chair of the Department of Business Affairs and received FOMA’s Physician of the Year award in 2002, as well as its Distinguished Service Award in 2007. 

Dr. Burns completed his osteopathic medicine degree from what is now the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens. Following completion of his degree, he completed his postdoctoral medical training at the Doctors Hospital of Stark County in Massillon, Ohio, and the Florida Hospital – East Orlando.