Eric E. Burlingame MD, FAAP

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Accepting New Patients

Starting October 9, 2017, Dr. Burlingame will see patients at Northgate Plaza, 2nd floor.

Board Certification

Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP)


Dr. Burlingame received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa. He received a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship through medical school. He completed his residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.

Work History

As an NHSC Scholar, Dr. Burlingame worked in underserved communities in Wilmington, Delaware and in Toppenish, Wash. Most recently, he spent three years at the Yakima Valley Farm Worker’s Clinic and Toppenish Community Hospital.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Burlingame enjoys all aspects of caring for patients from birth through late adolescence, and uses a strengths-based approach to optimize health at each stage of growth and development. He is particularly interested in nutrition, behavioral and emotional health.

Personal Interests

Dr. Burlingame is married and enjoys spending time with his spouse, son and daughter. He also enjoys hiking, gardening, running, swimming, cycling and is a firm believer that some of the best food in America can be found in strip malls and food carts, or better yet, grown and prepared at home.

Practice Philosophy

"I love to partner with children, adolescents and families by listening and sharing information and resources to enable them to take charge of their own health. I believe in the power of evidence-based practices like vaccines, whole foods, and positive relationships to prevent and treat illness."

Community Involvement

  • National Health Service Corps, scholar and ambassador
  • Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House, volunteer manager
  • U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer; agroforestry; Mauritania, West Africa

Teaching Involvement

Dr. Burlingame supervised Seattle Children’s Hospital residents on their rural community health rotations in Toppenish.


  • Fluent: French, Spanish
  • Proficient: Arabic, Halpulaar, Wolof


  • AAP Dyson Award for innovative pediatric advocacy
  • Nancy Elizabeth Barnhart residency award for distinguished patient care
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility “Soul of Medicine” Award



E Finlay, JE Stopfer, E Burlingame, KG Evans, KL Nathanson, BL Weber, K Armstrong, TR Rebbeck, SM Domchek; Factors Determining Dissemination of Results and Uptake of Genetic Testing in Families with Known BRCA1/2 Mutations Genetic Testing 2008; 12 (1): 81-91