Rebecca Burson, DO

Adult Psychiatrist

Dr. Rebecca Burson is a Board Certified Psychiatrist and served to the rank of Major in the US Air Force. She attended medical school at Des Moines University and completed a general psychiatry residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA). Dr. Burson has a wide variety of experience that has contributed to advancing the field of psychiatry to include research, teaching and patient-care activities. She has written and received over 1.2M in grants investigating inflammation, biomarkers and sleep as well as serving as the site Principal Investigator for the 3M Ketamine for Antidepressant-Resistant PTSD trial. Additionally, she has taught psychiatry residents as an adjunct professor at UTHSCSA. In her direct practice as a physician she has provided inpatient psychiatric medical services to service members while in the military where she was stratified as the top physician in the Air Force for Company Grade Officers. She also served veterans at the Audie Murphy VA inpatient psychiatric unit. Dr. Burson joined Alabama Psychiatry in 2017 and desires to dynamically use her clinical skills to understand the biological, psychological, social and spiritual aspects of her patients to best work beside them towards healing. She will be providing outpatient services at the Montgomery clinic.