Khareem Burkli PA-C
Miami, FL **182
Cell phone 305-***-****
I have a passion for medicine, meticulous work ethic and take tremendous pride in the care I give my patients.
Miami Cancer Institute- Baptist Health Care System, Miami, FL
Radiation Oncology from 4/2017 to present.
Physician Assistant employed by a large oncology practice based in the radiation therapy department at MCI. Work with mainly 2 supervising Physicians in the clinical aspect of patients receiving radiation therapy. Responsibilities include performing history and physical exams on consultation, managing side effects from radiation oncology, and seeing all follow up patients; the latter to perform independently on many occasions; order and interpret laboratory data as well as radiographic images and implement changes accordingly. Coordinate procedures and plan of care with pertinent staff. Member of the rapid response team.
Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach FL
Gastroenterology PA-C from 9/2014 to 3/2017.
Physician Assistant to 4 Gastroenterologists. Performed initial consults for the inpatient service and made tentative diagnosis and decision about management and treatment of patients. Most of the consults were associated with gastrointestinal cancer, gastrointestinal bleeding, and GI emergencies. Ordered and interpreted laboratory data, radiographic images and implemented changes accordingly. Coordinated procedures and plan of care with Attending Physician and pertinent staff. Read and interpreted Pill cam studies.
Portofino Pediatrics- Dr. Nivia Vazquez
Pediatric PA-C from 7/2014 to 9/2014.
Evaluated patients ranged from new born to 21 year-old, and was responsible for a load of 25-30 patients per day. Most of patient base was Spanish speaking only. Interviewed patients and/or parents, reviewed medical histories and performed physical exams. Used an appropriate in-house diagnostic tests (rapid strep, mono spot, CBC, spirometer, and dipstick UA) to help obtain a diagnosis and gave an appropriate treatment regimen with counseling to the patients and their families in an easily comprehensible manner. Performed well child care exams, assessed developmental milestones, ordered necessary routine blood tests and administered required vaccines.
University of Miami/Health System, Miami, FL
Hepatology-Hospitalist PA-C from 5/2011 to 4/2013 and Interventional Radiology PA-C for outpatient clinic from 4/2013 to 6/2014.
Physician Assistant to a large group of Specialists who were working in a teaching environment. Performed initial consults and follow up visits in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Made tentative diagnosis and decision about management and treatment of patients. Ordered diagnostic studies and able to interpret CT scans, MRI, ultrasounds. Performed paracentesis under ultrasound guidance with indirect supervision. Performed direct admission on patients with decompensated cirrhosis, GI/liver malignancies or other oncology patients requiring interventional radiology service. Performed discharge summaries. Educated patients about prescribed therapeutic regimens.
Orthopedic Institute at Mercy Hospital
Orthopedic PA-C 11/2010 to 03/2011
Physician Assistant to 2 Orthopedic Surgeons in a diverse practice. Hospital responsibilities consisted of surgical first assist, inpatient rounds, dictating discharge summaries and evaluating consultations. In office responsibilities, consisted of performing routing orthopedic procedures, preparing initial consults, monitoring patients undergoing physical therapy, screening medical clearances, calls backs when patient called with concerns. Included in-call rotation with others Physician Assistants.
Education / Licensure / Awards:
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
M.P.A.S., PA Studies -2015.
Nova Southeastern University, School of Health Sciences, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
BS, Health Science- December 2011
Miami Dade College, School of Health Sciences, Miami, FL
Physician Assistant Degree and PA certification- July 2010
Miami Dade College, Miami, FL
A.S. Diagnostic Medical Sonography July, 2002.
Florida PA License #: 9105590 since 2010
NCCPA Certification #: 1095124 since 2010
BLS –ACLS/PALS American Heart Association Certified
Phi Theta Kappa - International Honor Society
Outstanding Academic Achievement 2001-2002
Kettering Foundation Scholarship 2001.
Fluent in English and Spanish
References available upon request.