Leigh Burkett, DVM

Leigh Burkett, DVM

Veterinarian

Dr. Leigh Burkett was born and raised in Northeast Tennessee. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Wake Forest University and her DVM from the University of Tennessee. After spending 6 years in general practice following graduation, Dr. Burkett and her husband (a board certified veterinary dermatologist) started a dermatology specialty practice in Southwest Florida in 2000. Her special interests in veterinary medicine include dermatology and allergies.

Dr. Burkett lives in Southwest Florida with her husband and 2 teenagers, 2 cats and a Standard Poodle. In her spare time, Dr. Burkett enjoys travel, watching soccer, reading, painting and board games.

Education & Training

University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Class of 1995

Professional Memberships

  • AVMA
  • FVMA

Recent Articles

Guide to Grain-Free Dog Food

Guide to Grain-Free Dog Food

Leigh Burkett, DVM
Jul 30, 2020
Why Your Dog's Ears Smell and How to Clean Them

Why Your Dog's Ears Smell and How to Clean Them

Leigh Burkett, DVM
Jun 30, 2020