At Burnett Dermatology, we recognize that your choice of a dermatologist is driven both by the doctor's competency and personality. When searching for dermatological treatment, you need a dermatologist who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You get this caring attitude from all the staff at Burnett Dermatology every day. Our staff works together as a team to be sure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues. We look forward to getting to know you.

Founding Physician and Surgeon, Dr. Mark Burnett, is a board certified Dermatologic Surgeon with extensive experience in skin cancer, dermatologic surgery, MOHS surgery, and dermatologic cosmetic procedures.


Having trained in ‘the sunshine state’ performing daily skin examinations and cutaneous surgery, Dr. Burnett has a foundation not experienced by many. With a keen interest and a steady hand at surgery, he pursued additional Fellowship training in Dermatologic Cosmetic Surgery. He has trained and performed hair transplants, liposuction, chemical peels, dermabrasion, face-lifts, blepharoplasty (eyelift), and Mohs surgery.

Dr.Burnett enjoys architecture and fine automobiles. He designed his current office building constructed by his father, Ed Burnett, P.E., G.C.


  • Licensed to practice Medicine/Surgery in Florida
    and California
  • Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Diplomat, American Board of Dermatology
  • Fellowship Trained, Dermatologic Cosmetic Surgery




Brandon is a physician assistant board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.  Originally from Sarasota, Florida, Brandon graduated with distinction from Elmhurst College in Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology.  Upon acceptance Brandon went onto complete a three-year postgraduate program at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he was awarded the Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) degree.  Brandon is board-certified to practice medicine as part of a team supervised by a physician, and is licensed to diagnose medical conditions, prescribe medications and perform surgical procedures.  He specializes in clinical and surgical dermatology while regularly enhancing his education by attending advanced training seminars and national conferences.  He has been successfully employed to work along side his stepfather S. Mark Burnett, M.D. in his private dermatology practice, “Burnett Dermatology” gaining valuable knowledge and expertise.


An active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, Brandon is routinely staying up to date on the latest changes in medicine to ensure optimal patient care.  He highly values education and hopes to mentor physician assistant students in the future.  Brandon is also an active member of the local community and supports numerous local organizations.  He is extremely excited to join BURNETT DERMATOLOGY and continue to provide quality dermatologic healthcare to the Sarasota and its surrounding area.


Clinical Dermatology

Dermatologic surgery


Board Certification

National Commission on Certification of Physician’s Assistants



Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology, Elmhurst College ~ Chicago, Illinois

Masters Degree Physician Assistant Studies, University of Pittsburgh

School of Medicine ~ Pittsburgh,  Pennsylvania 


Professional Associations

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants

Hours      Monday – Friday   8:00am ~ 5:00pm


Michele Burnett, RN, CMA, Licensed Aesthetician

                                                                             Licensed Aesthetician

Michele graduated from State College of Florida as a Registered Nurse in addition is a Licensed Aesthetician.  She has worked in the skin care industry for over two decades grounding her skin care recommendations in science procuring extensive training and certification in chemical peels, micro-dermabrasion, sclerotherapy, specific laser therapy, Botox, therapeutic facials, makeup application and product knowledge.  Plans are in the near future to introduce to the practice PRP hair restorative treatments, filling a niche in helping people reduce hair loss.

Michele meets with her patients for an in-depth analysis of their skin before recommending treatments and products that will help them achieve their goals. Her philosophy is that skin care routines should be simple yet effective, and she designs treatment plans that will deliver results as quickly as possible.

Along with dermatological expertise Michele is a volunteer at Sarasota Memorial Hospital as well as employeed (per-diem) in the pre-op division, as an IV registered nurse. 

She enjoys taking care of people, all types of fitness, trekking, travel, reading, and spending time with her family!!