Patrick Burgess, MD, PHD

Founder and Inventor of EndoTool

Dr. Patrick Burgess founded EndoTool in 2003 with the goal of improving glucose control for hospitalized patients. Today, he remains an active contributor to the development and advancement of the EndoTool Glucose Management System.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Burgess spent more than 20 years practicing medicine in the Charlotte, North Carolina area. He served as a partner and president of Metrolina Nephrology Associates, P.A., and as Chief of Internal Medicine and Chief of the Nephrology Division at Carolinas Medical Center, which is now part of Atrium Health. He was involved in many physician leadership roles, including President of Medical and Dental Staff. Dr. Burgess has also served in several teaching roles, as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and University of North Carolina Department of Medicine.

Dr. Burgess received a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Ohio State University followed by a PhD in chemical engineering with a focus in digital control mathematics from Princeton University, and later, a medical degree from University of Miami. He completed his residency and nephrology fellowship at University of Alabama in Birmingham.

Dr. Burgess is a frequent author and presenter, and is a member of the American Diabetes Association, American Medical Association, and American Society of Nephrology.