Whidbey General Hospital
Robert  J. Burnett, MD, FACOG

Robert J. Burnett MD, FACOG

Longtime obstetrician and gynecologist Robert Burnett, MD, joined our medical staff in 2006 and served as Whidbey General Hospital Chief of Surgery between 2008 and 2011. In that role, he led the implementation of nationally recognized safety and care guidelines that have improved patient outcomes and decreased post-operative infections and complications. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG), which recognizes exceptional expertise and the highest quality of care.

Island Women's Healthcare

201 Birch Street

Coupeville , WA  98239
Office Phone: 360-678-0831

Patient Care Philosophy

  • Listen respectfully to patients.
  • Encourage patients to participate in decision making on their care.
  • Explain treatment options in terms patients understand.
  • Support patients to be responsible for their own health.

Scope of Care

  • Normal and high-risk pregnancies
  • Evaluation and management of abnormal pap smears
  • Gynecologic surgery including laparoscopy
  • Infertility


  • Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine, 1975

Internship & Residency

  • Naval Regional Medical Center at Oakland


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Fellow of American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Robert  J. Burnett, MD, FACOG

I was made comfortable by all staff.
They were attentive, cheerful and efficient.

Everyone at Whidbey General focuses on achieving the best possible patient outcomes. Read comments from our patients about the care they received. Want to share your own testimonial? Email myhospital@whidbeygen.org.