Dr. Scott Burlison is a non-surgical pain management specialist at Azalea Orthopedics.

Scott A. Burlison M.D.

Interventional Pain Management

3414 Golden Road, Tyler, Texas 75701 (Spine Center)


Dr. Burlison comes to us from The University of Texas Medical Branch where he completed his Interventional Pain Management Fellowship. Prior to his fellowship, he practiced as a board-certified anesthesiologist in Tyler. Dr. Burlison earned his undergraduate degree from Centenary College of Louisiana and completed his medical degree from the Louisiana Health Science Center in Shreveport. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. In 2019, 2020 & 2021, Texas Monthly honored Dr. Burlison with the Rising Stars Honor. In 2022 and 2023 he was recognized as a Super Doctor.

“Chronic and acute pain have no boundaries,” Burlison explains. “I work diligently with my patients to establish individualized treatment plans that include the most advanced approaches in interventional pain management, to maximize function and overall quality of life.”

He lives with his wife and three children in Tyler, Texas. When he’s not traveling or fly fishing, you can find Dr. Burlison volunteering with the Marvin United Methodist Church and the East Texas Food Bank.

Pain Management Fellowship
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
July, 2014-June, 2015

University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas

Chief Resident: July, 2007-June, 2008
Residency, Anesthesiology: July, 2005-June, 2008
Internship, Anesthesiology: July, 2004-June, 2005

Medical School:
Doctor of Medicine
Louisiana Health Science Center
Shreveport, Louisiana
June, 2004

Bachelor of Science -Biology
Centenary College of Louisiana
Shreveport, Louisiana
May, 1997


American Board of Anesthesiology – April, 2010
MOCA participant
Board certified in pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology

Texas State Medical License (M7884) – 2008

Texas Society of Anesthesiologists (TSA)

Texas Pain Society (TPS)

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Texas Medical Association (TMA)

TSA Political Action Committee

ASA Political Action Committee

Smith County Medical Association

Galveston County Medical Association

Interventional Pain Management
Spine Injuries
Spinal Cord Stimulation


Lead Physician/Trinity Clinic
January, 2012-June, 2014

Director of Obstetrical Anesthesia
January, 2011-June, 2014

Anesthesia Steering Committee
January, 2011-June, 2014

TSA Delegate (District 11)
January, 2011-June, 2014

Resident of the Month
February, 2006

Resident of the Month
September, 2006

In Training Exam Top Gun
July, 2006

PGY-2 ITE Highest Increment
July, 2005

Residency Accommodation Letters

Medical School Class Treasurer
July, 2002-June, 2004

Alpha Epsilon Delta
August, 1995-May, 1997

Centenary College Baseball Scholarship

Main Clinic Address:

3414 Golden Road, Tyler, Texas 75701

Main Appointment Line: (903) 939-7501

Direct Line: (903) 939-7572

Fax: (903) 939-7508

Mount Pleasant Clinic:

2327, 305 W 20th St, Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455

Phone: (903) 561-2495