Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc

Pulmonary Disease Medicine (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Critical Care Medicine (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)

Biography

Kristin M. Burkart, MD, MSc, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and the Program Director of the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship. She is also the Director of the Chest Clinic. Dr. Burkart graduated AOA from Albany Medical College, completed her residency and chief residency at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and completed her fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. She has a Master of Science in Epidemiology from Boston University School of Public Health.

Dr. Burkart attends in the MICU, on the pulmonary consultative service, the ICU consultative service and the chronic ventilator management service. She is committed to providing quality palliative care at end-of-life and is an active member of the Ethics Committee. Dr. Burkart is dedicated to providing high-quality care for the diverse, under-served patient population cared for in the Chest Clinic.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Amida Care

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199

MagnaCare

Medicare

Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]

Education

Albany Medical College

Residency: University of Colorado Health & Science Center

Fellowship: Boston University Medical Center

Publications

Original, Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • S Nowbar, KM Burkart , R Gonzales, A Fedorowicz, W Gozansky, J Gaudio, M Taylor, C Zwillich. Obesity - associated hypoventilation in hospitalized patients: prevalence, effects, and outcome. Am J Med. 1 16 (1 ):1 - 7; 2004
  • KM Burkart , S Barton, J Holloway, I Yang, J Cakebread, W Cruikshank, F Little, MD, Xi Jin, L Farrer, J Clough, Tm Keith, S Holgate, D Center, G O’Connor. Association of asthma with a functional promoter polymorphism in the Interleukin - 16 gene . Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology. 117(1):86 - 91, 2006
  • EK Silverman, J Vestbo, A Agusti, W Anderson, PS Bakke, KC Barnes, RG Barr, ER Bleecker, HM Boezen, KM Burkart, BR Celli, MH Cho, WOC Cookson, T Croxton, D Daley, DL DeMeo, W Gan, J Garcia - A ymerich, P Hall, NN Hansel, CP Hersh, N Kalsheker, J P Kiley, WJ Kim, D Lambrechts, S Lee, AA Litonjua, DA Lomas, SJ London, M Nishimura, BG Nørdestgaard, C O’Donnell, DS Postma, MA Puhan, Y Tesfaigzi, MD Tobin, C Vogelmeier, JB Wilk, E Wouters, RP Young, L Ziegler - Heitbrock, Wi MacNee, JD Crapo. Opportunities and Challenges in Genetics of COPD 2010: An International COPD Genetics Conference Report. Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 8:121 - 135; 2011.
  • JB Wilk, NG Shrine, LR Loehr, JHZhao, A Manichaikul, LM Lopez, AV Smith, SR Heckbert , J Smolonska, W Tang, DW Loth, I Curjuric, J Hui, MH Cho, JC Latourelle, AP Henry, M Aldrich, P Bakke, TH. Beaty, AR. Bentley, IB Borecki, GG Brusselle, KM Burkart , T Chen, D Couper, JD Crapo, G Davies, J Dup uis, N Franceschini, A Gulsvik, DB Hancock, TB. Harris, A Hofman, M Imboden, AL James, K Khaw, L Lahousse, LJ Launer, A Litonjua, Y Liu, KK Lohman, DA Lomas, T Lumley, KD Marciante, WL McArdle, B Meibohm, AC Morrison, AW Musk, RiH Myers, KE North, DS Postm a, BM Psaty, SS Rich, F Rivadeneira, T Rochat, JI Rotter, M Soler Artigas, JM. Starr, A G Uitterlinden , NJ Wareham, C Wijmenga, P Zanen, MA Province, EK. Silverman, IJ Deary LJ Palmer, PA Cassano, V Gudnason, RG Barr, RJ Loos, DP Strachan, SJ London, H Boez en, N Probst - Hensch, SA Gharib , I.P Hall, GT O’Connor, MD Tobin, BH Stricker . Genome wide association studies identify CHRNA5/3 and HTR4 in the development of airflow obstruction. American Journal Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 186 (7):622 - 632, 20 12 .
  • Hancock DB*, Soler Artigas M*, Gharib SA*, Henry A*, Manichaikul A*, Ramasamy A*, Loth DW*, Imboden M, Koch B, McArdle WL, Smith AV, Smolonska J, Sood A, Tang W, Wilk JB, Zhai G, Zhao JH, Aschard H, Burkart KM, Curjuric I, Eijgelsheim M, Elliott P, Gu X, Harris TB, Janson C, Homuth G, Hysi PG, Liu JZ, Loehr LR, Lohman K, Loos RJF, Manning AK, Marciante KD, Obeidat M, Postma DS, Aldrich MC, Brusselle GG, Chen T - H, Eiriksdottir G, Franceschini N, Heinrich J, Rotter JI, Wijmenga C, Williams OD, Bentley AR , Hofman A, Laurie CC, Lumley T, Morrison AC, Joubert BR, Rivadeneira F, Couper DJ, Kritchevsky SB, Liu Y, Wjst M, Wain LV, Vonk JM, Uitterlinden AG, Rochat T, Rich SS, Psaty BM, O’Connor GT, North KE, Mirel DB, Meibohm B, Launer LJ, Khaw K - T, Hartikainen A - L, Hammond CJ, Gläser S, Marchini J, Kraft P, Wareham NJ, Völzke H, Stricker BHC, Spector TD, Probst - Hensch NM, Jarvis D, Jarvelin M - R, Heckbert SR, Gudnason V, Boezen HM, Barr RG, Cassano PA † , Strachan DP † , Fornage M † , Hall IP † , Dupuis J † , Tobin MD † , an d London SJ † (2012). 10 Genome - wide joint meta - analysis of SNP and SNP - by - smoking interaction identifies novel loci for pulmonary function . PLoS Genetics , 8(12): e1003098 2012. *These authors contributed equally to this work. † These authors jointly directed the work.
  • Oelsner EC , Pottinger TD, Burkart KM , Allison M, Buxbaum SG, Raghavan S, Rabinowitz D , Enright P, Hansel N, Kumar R, Larkin E, Lange L, Loehr L, London SJ, O'Connor GT, Papanicolaou G, Petrini M, Redline S, Thyagarajan B, Tracy R, Wilk J, White W, Rich SS, Barr RG. Adhesion molecules, endothelin - 1 and lung function in seven population - base d cohorts. The Candidate - gene Association Resource (CARe). Biomarkers. 2013 May; 18(3):196 - 203.
  • Kantor, DB, Palmer , CD, Young TR, Meng Y, Gajdos ZK, Lyon H, Price AL, Pollack S, London SJ, Loehr LR, Smith LJ, Kumar R, Jacobs DR, Petrini MF, O’Connor GT, White, WB, Papanicolaou G, Burkart, KM , Heckbert SR, Barr, RG, Hisrshhorn, JN. Replication and fine mapping of asthm a - associated loci in individuals of African ancestry. Huma n Genetics 2013 132:1039 - 1047
  • Abrams D, Brodie D, Berman - Rosenzweig E, Burkart K M , Agerstrand C, Bacchetta M. Upper - body Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation as a Strategy in Decompensated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Pulm Circ 2013;3(2):432 - 5.
  • Abrams D, Brenner K, Burkart K M , Agerstrand C, Thomashow B, Bacchetta M, Brodie D. Pilot study of extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal to facilitate extubation and ambulation in COPD exacerbations. Ann A m Thorac Soc 2013;10(4):307 - 314.
  • Abrams D, Prager K, Blinderman C, Burkart K M , Brodie D. Ethical dilemmas encountered with the use of ECMO in adults. Chest 2013. In press.
  • Burkart KM , Manichaikul A, Wilk JB, Ahmed FS, Burke GL, Enright, Hansel NH, Haynes D, Heckbert SR, Hoffman EA, Kaufman JD, Kurai J, Loehr L, London SJ, Meng Y, O’Connor GT, Oelsner E, Petrini P, Pottinger TD, Powell CA, Redline S, Rotter JI , Smith LJ , Soler Artigas M, Tobin MD, Tsai MY, Watson K, White W, Young TR, Rich SS , R Barr RG. APOM and High - Density Lipoprotein are associated with Lung Function and Percent Emphysema. ERJ 2013 In p ress , e - published July 30 2013

Case Reports

  • Weinberg R, Bouchard N, Abrams D, Bacchetta M, Dzierba A, Burkart K M , Brodie D. Venoarterial extracorpor eal membrane oxygenation for the management of massive amlodipine overdose. Perfusion. 2013 Jul 17. PMID: 23863493.

Reviews and Chapters

  • KM Burkart , and H. Farber. HIV - associated pulmonary hypertension: diagnosis and treatment. Editor: Barbar o G, HIV infection and the cardiovascular system. Advances in Cardiology. 40:197 - 207, 2003
  • KM Burkart , G. O’Connor. Inner - City Asthma Editor: Busse W. In: asthma prevention (part of the Lung Biology In Health and Disease Series) Volume 195 2005 Taylor and Francis Group, LLC

Abstracts, Posters and Poster Discussions

  • KM Burkart , S Nowbar, C Zwillich. Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome: A contributor to High Health Care Utilization among Obese Individuals. Abstract and Poster AJRCCM 2000; 161:A352
  • S Nowbar, KM Burkart , C Zwillich. Hypoventilation among Obese Inpatients: A Common and Under - diagnosed problem. Abstract and Oral Presentation AJRCCM 2000; 161:A891
  • KM Burkart , S Nowbar, C Zwillich. One - year mortality in a hospital cohort of obesity h ypoventilation syndrome compared to simple obesity. Abstract and Poster AJRCCM 2001; 163:A187
  • KM Burkart , D Serlin, J Berman, A O’ Regan. Importance of Assessing Bone Density in Sarcoidosis. Abstract and Poster Discussion AJRCCM 2003; 167:A170 11
  • KM Burka rt , S Barton, J Holloway, I Yang, J Cakebread, W Cruikshank, F Little, MD, Xi Jin, L Farrer, J Clough, Tm Keith, S Holgate, D Center, G O’Connor. Association of asthma with a promoter polymorphism in the Interleukin - 16 gene AJRCCM 2005; A28 Abstract and Poster Discussion
  • KM Burkart , J Ma, C Hedrick, E Hoffman, R Jiang, J Mychaleckyj, L Raffel, S Rich, R G Barr. Association of lung function with polymorphisms of candidate genes in a vascular endothelial cell pathway in a multiethnic population. The MESA - Lung Study. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2009;179:A3003
  • KM Burkart , F Ahmed, K Watson, E Hoffman, R. G Barr. Association between High Density Lipoproteins (HDL) Cholesterol and CT Percent Emphysema. The Multi - Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Lun g Study. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.2010;181 A2878
  • KM Burkart , P Enright, F Ahmed, S Kawut, J Lima, M Szklo , R. G Barr. Dyspnea and Measures of Subclinical Cardiopulmonary Disease in a Multi - Ethnic Cohort. The Multi - Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (ME SA) Lung Study. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.201 0;181:A2853
  • F Ahmed, X Jiang, E Hoffman, J Yeboah, S Shea, KM Burkart, R G Barr. Plasma sphingomyelin and progression of subclinical pulmonary emphysema in a population based cohort. The MESA Lung Study Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.201 0;181:A3134
  • KM Burkart , J Wilk, P Enright, F Ahmed, N Hansel, D Haynes, S Heckbert, L Loehr, S London, H Lyon, G O’Connor, E Oelsner, M Petrini, S Redline, L Smith, W White, S Rich, RG Barr. Candidate - Wide Association Stu dy of Lung Function among European - and African - Americans in 8 Population - Based Cohorts. The Candidate - gene Association Resource (CARe). European Respiratory Society 2010
  • KM Burkart , MAldrich, JWilk, R Powel, S Buxbaum, P Enright, N Hansel, D Haynes, S He ckbert, L Loehr, S London, H Lyon, A Manichaiku, M Petrini, S Redline, L Smith, W White, S Rich, RG Barr. Genome - Wide Association Study (GWAS) Of Lung Function Among African - Americans In 5 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Cohorts. The C andidate - gene Association Resource (CARe). Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.201 1;183:A1752
  • Powell RE, Manichaikul A, Burkart KM , Mychaleckyj J, Raffel LJ, Rich SS, Barr RG. A genome - wide association study to assess loci associated with lung function among Hi spanic and Asian Americans: The MESA Lung SHARe Study (poster). Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011;183:A1756
  • Agerstrand CL, Burkart KM, Baldwin, MR, Bulman WA, Brenner K, Bacchetta D, Brodie D. Conservative blood transfustion strategies are effective fo r the management of adult patients with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2011;A1655
  • EC Oelsner, Allison M, Burkart KM , Buxbaum S, Raghavan S, Rabinowitz D, Enright P, Hansel N, Kumar R, Larkin E, Lange L, Loehr L, London SJ, O’Connor GT, Papanicolaou G, Petrini M, Redline SS, Thyagarajan B, Tracy R, Wilk J, White W, Rich S, Barr, RG. Gene Variants in ICAM - 1 and Lung Function Among European - and African Americans in Sev en Population - Based Cohorts. The Candidate - Gene Association Resource (CARe). Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2012; A5871
  • Donohue KM, Manichaikul A, Hoffman EA, Burkart KM , Rich SS, Barr RG. A Genome - Wide Association Study of Airway Deimensions on Comjputed Tomography (CT) Scan in the General Population: The Multi - Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Lung/SHARe Study. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2013; A1260
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Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

  • 1990 Phi Sigma, Biology Honor Society
  • 1991 Alpha Epsilon Delta, Pre-Med Honor Society
  • 1992 Cum Laude, Villanova University
  • 1994 Hematology Summer Clinical & Research Award
  • 1995 Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 1996 Fredrick H. Hesser Prize for clinical excellence in Neurology, Albany Medical College
  • 1996 Richard A. Barnett Award for clinical excellence in Internal Medicine, Albany Medical College
  • 2008 AAMC Professional Development Seminar for Early Career Women Faculty Travel Award from College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University
  • 2011 Fellow American College of Chest Physicians