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Thomas G Burns, PsyD, ABPP, CN



Primary Specialty


Leadership Titles

System Medical Director, Neuropsychology


Board Certification
Am Bd Professional Psychology
Bachelor's Degree Program:
University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Training:
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Doctor of Psychology School:
Georgia School of Professional Psychology
Hahnemann University Hospital
Scottish Rite Childrens Md Ctr


Pubmed Profile



Dr. Burns received his bachelor of arts from the University of Pennsylvania with a major in the biological basis of behavior. He completed his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology in Atlanta. Dr. Burns’ predoctoral internship in neuropsychology was completed at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and St. Christopher’s Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia. He received board certification through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in clinical neuropsychology and clinical psychology as well as specialization in pediatric neuropsychology. His fellowship was completed at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta where he is currently the director of neuropsychology.

Dr. Burns’ primary research and clinical interests involve neuropsychological evaluations for patients diagnosed with intractable epilepsy (Wada and cortical mapping), traumatic brain injury, concussion and birth trauma.

Focus of Practice

  • Neuropsychology

Areas of Interest

  • Acquired brain injury
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Concussion
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuroimaging


Childrens Physician Group - Neuropsychology

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Childrens Physician Group - Neuropsychology

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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Physician, Dr. Burns, Shares How to Get a Great Night's Rest

Dr. Thomas Burns, director of neuropsychology at Children’s, speaks to the importance of limiting screen time to help you get to sleep.