Charles Burger, MD

Charles Burger, MD

Internal Medicine Jacksonville, FL

Professor of Medicine Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Office Address

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  • 4500 San Pablo Rd S
    Jacksonville, FL 32224
    Phone: (904) 953-2000

Dr. Burger's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Internal Medicine: Critical Care Medicine
  • Clinical Interests: Pulmonary Hypertension; Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Dr. Burger's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • ProfessorMayo Clinic
    Jacksonville, FL
    Instructor of Medicine (1990-1994); Senior Associate Consultant (1991-1994); Assistant Professor of Medicine (1994-2005); Chair (1996-2006); Medical Director (2008-2010); Chair - Pulmonary Medicine Consultant - Critical Care (1994-present); Consultant - Pulmonary Medicine (1994-present)

Dr. Burger's Education & Medical Training

  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationMayo School of Graduate Medical EducationFellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
  • Vanderbilt UniversityVanderbilt UniversityResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Bowman Gray Sch of Med of Wake Forest UnivWake Forest School of MedicineMedical School
  • Bowman Gray School of Medicine Bowman Gray School of Medicine Other Training, MD
  • University of TennesseeUniversity of TennesseeOther Training, BA, Chemistry, Academic Scholarship, Graduated with High Honors

Dr. Burger's Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License1990 - 2015
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1988
  • American Board of Internal MedicinePulmonary Disease, 1990, Current
  • American Board of Internal MedicineCritical Care Medicine, 1991
  • American Board of Internal MedicineSleep Medicine, 2011

Dr. Burger's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Who's Who in America65th Edition, Marquis Who's Who in America, 2011
  • Toward Practice Convergence (TPC) Project2011
  • Innovation and Collaboration AwardMayo Clinic Education, 2009
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Dr. Burger's Clinical Trials

Dr. Burger's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • The vasoreactive patient: diagnosis, treatment and follow-up.  Burger CD, Murali S, Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension 6:176-179
  • Design of the REVEAL registry for US patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension.  McGoon MD, Krichman A, Farber HW, Barst RJ, Raskob GE, Liou TG, Miller DP, Feldkircher K, Giles S, Mayo Clin Proc 83(8):923-31
  • Defining appropriate outcome measures in pulmonary arterial hypertension related to systemic sclerosis: a Delphi consensus study with cluster analysis.  Distler O, Behrens F, Pittrow D, Huscher D, Denton CP, Foeldvari I, Humbert M, Matucci-Cerinic M, Nash P, Opitz CF, Rubin LJ, Seibold JR, Furst DE, EPOSS-Omeract Group, Arthritis Rheum 15; 59(6):867-75. PMID:18512721
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Sleep and Respiration in Aging Adults. Chapter: Pharyngeal size in aging adults assessed with fast CT scans Page 205 - 210
    Shepard JW Jr, Stanson AW, Sheedy PF, Daniels BK, Burger CD
    Editors: Kuna ST, Remmers JE, Suratt PM.Elsevier, New York
  • The AHA Clinical Cardiac Consult. Chapter: Sarcoidosis and the Heart Page 292 - 293
    Lee AS, Utz JP, Burger CD
    Editors: Nixon JV.Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
    Edition 3rd,
  • New Advances in Stem Cell Transplantation. Chapter: Autologous Stem Cell Infusion for Treatment of Pulmonary Disease Page 506 - 516
    Patel, NM and Burger CD
    Editors: Taner Demirer.


  • Comparison of retroglossal upper airway (UA) dynamics and genioglossal electromyographic (emggg) activity in normal young males.
    Burger CD, Sheedy PF, Westbrook PR, Shepard JW Jr, Physiologist 32(4):225
  • Pulmonary mechanics in lymphangiomyomatosis P.
    Burger CD, Hyatt RE, Staats BA, Am Rev Respir Dis 139(4 Suppl):A473
  • Evaluation of upper airway dynamics in normal young male subjects.
    Burger CD, Stanson AW, Sheedy PF, Westbrook PR, Shepard JW Jr, Chest 96(2 Suppl):178S
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  • 2013 A Multidisciplinary Update in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Scottsdale, Arizona - 4/11/2013
  • Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: management before and after pulmonary endarterectomy. Pulmonary Wintercourse, Orlando, Florida
  • Fast-CT Evaluation of Upper Airway Collapsibility and Distensibility in Normal Male Subjects. American College of Chest Physicians Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Scientific Leadership Council Pulmonary Hypertension Association Member 2011 - Present
  • 2014 PHAssociation International Meeting Program Committee Chair 2012 - Present
  • ATS Healthcare Policy Committee Member 2012 - Present

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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