Patrick Burgess, MD, PhD
Dr. Patrick Burgess founded EndoTool in 2003 with the goal of improving glucose management for hospitalized patients. Today, he remains an active contributor to the development and advancement of the EndoTool suite of solutions as he pursues his goal of controlling elevated glucose levels in all settings and eliminating the threat of hypoglycemia.
Prior to founding EndoTool, Dr. Burgess spent more than 20 years practicing medicine in the Charlotte area. He served as a partner and president of Metrolina Nephrology Associates, P.A, and was affiliated with the Carolinas Medical Center, part of the Atrium Health System. At Carolinas Medical Center, Dr. Burgess served as the Chief of Internal Medicine and Chief of the Nephrology Division. He was involved in many physician leadership roles, including serving as the President of the Medical and Dental Staff. Dr. Burgess also served in teaching roles as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and for the Department of Medicine at the University of North Carolina.
Dr. Burgess received his bachelor’s in engineering from Ohio State University followed by a PhD in chemical engineering with a focus in digital control mathematics at Princeton University. He then later received his medical degree from the University of Miami and completed his residency and nephrology fellowship at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Dr. Burgess is a frequent author and presenter, and continues to remain an active participant in industry societies. He is a member of the American Diabetes Association, American Medical Association, and American Society of Nephrology.