Adam D. Burns, O.D.

Meet Dr. Adam Burns

Dr. Adam Burns is excited to fulfill each of his patient's eye care needs at Isthmus Eye Care.

Dr. Burns is extremely familiar with the Madison area where he grew up and attended Waunakee High School. From there, he attended the University of Wisconsin La-Crosse where he majored in biology and Spanish. During his undergraduate studies, Dr. Burns had the opportunity to complete his Spanish major abroad in Argentina where he first realized a passion for optometry. In Argentina he noticed the lack of adequate eye care in the country and felt compelled to enter into a field where he could directly impact his patients' vision.

Dr. Burns entered optometry school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he graduated in 2017. He was recognized for being part of Beta Sigma Kappa honor society all four years of his studies. He also received the Excellence in Low Vision Award for outstanding low vision clinical skills.

Dr. Burns is an active member of the Wisconsin Optometric Association, Optometry Giving Sight and the American Optometric Association. His eye care interests include pediatrics, ocular disease, concussion/neurological rehabilitation of the eyes and sports vision. Tambien, se habla espanol y se puede conducir examines en espanol. Dr. Burns prides himself on ensuring each patient leaves Isthmus Eye Care educated and confident that his/her eyes have been evaluated with the utmost quality.

For leisure Adam is a sports enthusiast especially with football, basketball, tennis and soccer. He is a fanatic of the University of Michigan and the Green Bay Packers. He also enjoys traveling the world in hopes of learning about new cultures and customs. Finally, he is passionate about the outdoors including fishing, snowboarding and hiking.


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