Anchored Leadership Team

Medical Advisory Board

Top10MD maintains close ties with thought leaders in the healthcare community. Our Medical Advisory Board is comprised of distinguished physicians and acts as a trusted source, providing advice and guidance to the staff and the Top10MD Board of Directors. Medical Advisors are selected for their medical knowledge, experience, expertise and standing within the medical community. Our Medical Advisory Board are true patient advocates, known for their compassion and sensitivity.

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Robert W Baird, MD

Senior Medical Advisor

Dr. Robert Baird is a pulmonary  critical care specialist in Dallas, Texas and is affiliated with Baylor University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. Dr. Baird is triple boarded in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, and critical care medicine. Dr. Baird is the Medical Director of both a national life insurance company and a national health insurance company. Dr. Baird serves as the Senior Medical Advisor of Top10MD  advising the company in quality and strategy.

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Wayne Z Burkhead, MD

Medical Advisor

Dr. Wayne Burkhead is a Dallas Orthopedic Surgeon & Shoulder Specialist. He served as Consultant Shoulder Surgeon to the Dallas Cowboys 1990-1998. He is one of the nation’s premier shoulder surgeons and serves on The International Board of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He is widely known for the creation of a modular replacement for the shoulder, and the development of advanced techniques to improve the results from a rotator cuff repair and surgery for the dislocating shoulder. Since joining The Carrell Clinic, he has performed thousands of arthroscopic, reconstructive, and replacement surgeries of the shoulder.

John L Burns, MD

Medical Advisor

Dr. John Burns is a Dallas Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, with expertise in laser facial rejuvenation. Dr. Burns is in practice with a renowned internationally respected group of plastic surgeons at The Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute. A Dallas native and graduate of Vanderbilt University Dr. Burns serves as a Clinical Instructor of Plastic Surgery at the UT Southwestern Medical Center. His leadership in the field is evidenced by the numerous peer-reviewed articles authored and is a frequent speaker at national meetings.

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Gregory J Pearl, MD

Medical Advisor

Dr. Gregory Pearl is a Dallas Board Certified Vascular Surgeon, with expertise in peripheral vascular surgery. Recognized for both his publications and his presentations both nationally and internationally. Dr. Pearl is Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center. Chairman, Department of Vascular Surgery, Baylor Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital. He is dedicated exclusively to the care of disorders of the circulatory system, including the arteries and veins. His expertise and experience in diagnosing and treating common or complex vascular disease have made him one of the most sought after vascular surgeons in the United States.

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