Originally from South Dakota, Heidi Burns obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from the University of Minnesota in St. Paul. She completed her physician assistant training in Denver, Colorado where she also earned a Master of Medical Science degree. She holds certification with the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is licensed by the Texas Board of Physician Assistant Examiners. Prior to joining Dr. Potter’s team, Heidi began her career in orthopedics specializing in total joint replacement surgery. She also practiced in cardiothoracic surgery focusing on coronary artery bypass grafting and heart valve replacement. Outside of work, Heidi regularly practices vinyasa yoga and enjoys any opportunity to travel and scuba dive.