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Dr. Denise Burns


Dr. Denise Burns began working at HEC in 2005. Although she has spent time at all 4 locations, she sees patients mainly at 45th and Harvard. Previous experience includes clinics in Bartlesville, OK, Temple, TX, and Fort Hood Military Base in Killeen, Texas.

Dr. Burns is from Ada, Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma State University, finishing with a degree in Pre-Medical Sciences. She also received a bachelor of science degree from Northeastern State University and graduated summa cum laude with her doctorate from Northeastern State University College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Optometry has been a part of life for Dr. Burns from a young age. She has worked in vision care since she was a teenager and believes that educating patients in proper care for all aspects of eye and vision health is the key to success.

Outside the office, Dr. Burns enjoys cooking, exercise and spending time with her husband and three children. She also is involved in a mentorship program for young women through her church.

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