Biography & Education

Jessica  Burness, M.D., decided to become a family medicine physician in order to form meaningful personal relationships with her patients. "I enjoy the broad, holistic approach of family medicine, which provides the opportunity to work with patients in the context of their lives, their families and their communities," she says.

Dr. Burness received her medical degree from Brown University, where she also completed her undergraduate studies in biology. She completed her residency at Oregon Health & Science University.

When not practicing medicine, Dr. Burness enjoys reading, writing, bicycling, hiking and cooking.
Areas of expertise

Family medicine

Brown University
  • English

Care Locations

10330 SE 32nd Ave., Suite 205
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Fax 503-513-8951


Board Certifications
  • Family medicine
Conditions Treated
Abdominal Pain, Age 12 and Older, Abnormal pap, Abrasion, Acne, Alopecia areata, Anemia, Angina, Anxiety Disorders, Appendicitis, Arthralgia, Arthropathy, Asthma, Atrial fibrillation, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Back and neck pain, Bleeding, rectal, Blood in stool, melena, Breast lump, Bronchitis, Burns, Calluses and corns, Cerumen impaction, Cervical dysplasia, Cervicitis, Chickenpox, Chronic ischemic heart disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Congestive heart failure, Conjunctivitis, Constipation, Age 12 and Older, Contact dermatitis, Contusion, Cough, Croup, Cyst of ovary, follicular, Dehydration, Depression, Diarrhea, Diverticulosis of colon, Dizziness, Dysuria, Eczema, atopic dermatitis, Emphysema, Endometriosis, Epilepsy, Failure to thrive, Fatigue, Fever, Age 12 and Older, Fibroid uterus, Fibromyalgia, Gas/bloating, Gastritis, Gastroenteritis, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Genetic disorders, Glucose intolerance, Gout, Headaches, Heart murmur, Heartburn, Hematuria, Hemophilia, Hemorrhoids, High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Hives and other allergic reactions, Hyperhidrosis, Hypothyroidism, Impotence, Influenza (Seasonal flu), Ingrown toenail, Insect bite, Insomnia, Keloids, Knee injuries, Limb swelling, Localized swelling, Meningitis, Menopause, Menstruation problems, Metrorrhagia, Moles, Nausea and Vomiting, Age 12 and Older, Osteoarthritis, Otitis externa, Otitis media, Pain in limb, Peptic ulcer disease without obstruction, Peripheral vascular disease, Pneumonia, Pregnancy, Prostatitis, Psoriasis, Rhinitis, allergic, Rosacea, Rotator cuff tear, Sebaceous cyst, Shortness of breath, Sinusitis, Skin disease, Skin infections, Skin ulcers, Sprain/strain: ankle, Sprain/strain: neck, Sprain/strain: shoulder/arm, Strep throat, Sun damage, Sunburn, Synovitis/tenosynovitis, Thrombophlebitis, Tobacco abuse, Tonsillitis, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, Upper respiratory tract infection (URI), Urinary tract infection, Vaginitis/vulvitis, Venous insufficiency, Warts


Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.8 out of 5 (43 Ratings, 11 Comments)


Wonderful -

Dr. Burness is the best physician I have ever had. She genuinely cares about how I'm doing, always goes over options with me, and always makes sure I am comfortable w/any decisions made.

Problems getting in to see my person care physician. I can always get in though.

Medical assistant seems in a hurry.

Dr. Burness is like a true caring friend -

Very good

Dr. Burness was very attentive, very easy to talk to. She seemed like she genuinely cared about my health. She was great!

Dr.Burness is the best Doctor I have ever had,and she truly cares about me and my health.

no bad experiences during my first visit to dr. burness as for my PCP, she was nice and caring.

Dr Burness is the best!

Very friendly and a good listener.