Todd Burstain, MD

For additional information or to make an appointment, click here.
placeholder image


  • Dr. Todd Burstain earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rice University in Houston, TX and went on to receive a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center located in Dallas, TX. He then completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Duke University. Dr. Burstain has practiced in North Carolina, San Diego, and Iowa, where he held a faculty position at the University of Iowa for 15 years, attaining the rank of Clinical Professor of Medicine. His medical expertise is in medical informatics, electronic health records, and the medical treatment of obesity. As Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Dr. Burstain focuses on the physician adoption and optimization of Epic, system-based clinical workflows, and all other physician-related activities with regard to the use of digital systems. As CMIO, Dr. Burstain leads the development and continuous improvement of physician metrics, developing the physician training programs, and coordinating all aspects of programs associated with physician leadership. His clinical activity focuses on supporting the Internal Medicine Residency Clinic at Main Campus.

Selected publications


Recent publications and grants in ScholarlyWork@Ochsner