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

Achievements

  • Avocations: antique cars, Aikido, Bonsai trees.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other 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.