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John Nelson Burtoft

John Nelson Burtoft, American cardiovascular physician assistant. Fellow American Academy Physician Assistants, Association Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery, Los Angeles Academy Physician Assistants.

Background

  • Burtoft, John Nelson was born on January 29, 1944 in Pittsburgh. Son of John Nelson Senior and Elizabeth Louise (Lyons) Burtoft.

  • Education

    • Graduate, School Health Care Science, Sheppard Air Force Base, 1975. Graduate clinical preceptorship, Naval Hospital, 1976. Bachelor of Science, University Nebraska, Omaha, 1977.

    Career

    • Physician assistant United States Navy, 1961-1980. Retired chief warrant officer, 1980. Surgical intern, resident Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, New York, 1980-1982.

      Cardiovascular physician assistant Center Illinois Cardiac Surgery Associates, Peoria, Illinois, 1982-1983, Sanger Clinic, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1983-1989, Doctor R. Carlton, Hickory, 1989-1992, Mid-Atlantic Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Ltd., Norfolk, Virginia, 1992-1993, C.V.T. Surgery, Baton Rouge, since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: antique cars, Aikido, Bonsai trees.

    Membership

    Fellow American Academy Physician Assistants, Association Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery, Los Angeles Academy Physician Assistants.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: antique cars, Aikido, Bonsai trees.

    Connections

    • Married Jo Ann Stewart, August 16, 1963 (divorced April 1966). 1 child, John Nelson III. Married Artie Ann Spilman, September 19, 1966 (divorced December 1969).

      1 child, Bonnie Beth. Married Sandra Ellen Bishop, January 28, 1971. 1 child, Tracy Lynne.
    • father: John Nelson Senior Burtoft
    • mother: Elizabeth Louise (Lyons) Burtoft
    • spouses: Jo Ann Stewart
    • Artie Ann Spilman
    • Sandra Ellen Bishop
    • children: John Nelson III Burtoft
    • Bonnie Beth Burtoft
    • Tracy Lynne Burtoft
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    Born January 29, 1944
    (age 73)
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