Dr. Burnside graduated from the University of Texas in Austin in 1996, and from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. He completed a rotating small animal internship at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts in 2001, and then returned to the Dallas area. He started working at North Texas Emergency Pet Clinic in the summer of that year and has worked for several years in various general veterinary practices. He started working full-time for North Texas Emergency Pet Clinic in 2007. His medical interests include surgery and endoscopy. Outside of work, Dr. Burnside enjoys playing in the band RJV and Hell County Revival, as well as building and playing various musical instruments. He also enjoys travel, scuba diving, and home repair.