Troy A. Burns, M.D.

Founder, Primary Care Physician, and Medical Director of ProPartners Healthcare

Troy A. Burns, M.D. is the founder and medical director of ProPartners Healthcare. He is a 1986 graduate of the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine and completed an internship in internal medicine at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City the following year. Since 1987, Dr. Burns has specialized in preventive medicine, corporate medicine, men’s health, and urgent care and is a pioneer in the direct primary care medical practice model.

In 1990, Dr. Burns established his first medical practice, The Diagnostic Center for Men, which became a network of 36 medical practices in 23 states. In 2001, ProPartners Healthcare was formed as a primary care practice for men. In 2013, the practice broadened into family practice and became one of the first 50 direct primary care (DPC) practices in the nation.

Dr. Burns serves on the steering committee of the Direct Primary Care Coalition, a national advocacy group that represents physicians, healthcare associations, and employers in supporting the advancement of policies that bring patients and physicians together to help promote better primary care. He is also a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Society and is licensed to practice medicine in Kansas and Missouri.