Tina M. Burton, MD, MFA

Vascular Neurologist, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Rhode Island Hospital

Tina Burton, MD, MFA, is a vascular neurologist at Rhode Island Hospital’s Comprehensive Stroke Center. In addition, Dr. Burton is an assistant professor of neurology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where she is also associate program director for the adult neurology residency program. She is vice chair of clinical operations for the department of neurology and co-manages NIH StrokeNet Rhode Island Hospital Trial Operations.

Prior to her career in medicine, Dr. Burton was a practicing object-based artist in New York. She received a master of fine arts degree at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago before changing her career path. She completed her medical school and neurology residency at the University of Utah and completed her vascular neurology fellowship at the National Institutes of Health National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. She has been managing the code stroke simulation for neurology residents since 2020 and is interested in expanding opportunities for neurological education for all learners. 



Brown Neurology
Ambulatory Patient Center (APC Building) (directions)
110 Lockwood St., 5th Floor
Providence, RI 02903


  • Medical School:  University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Residency:  University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City
  • Fellowship:  National Institutes of Health at Bethesda, Maryland