Nina G. Burt, O.D.

Nina G. Burt, O.D.Nina G. Burt, O.D.
Board Certified Optometrist
Office: (239) 936-2020
Email: send email

Dr. Burt relocated to Southwest Florida in 2005 where she worked in private practice for 3 years.  Wanting to focus more on the ocular disease aspect of Optometry, Dr. Burt joined Elmquist Eye Group in 2009. Dr. Burt is happy to be a part of the individualized and compassionate care that Elmquist Eye Group offers to all their patients.  She is very caring and is committed to giving her patients the highest quality eye care.   

Dr. Burt is originally from South Africa. She lived there for 9 years and then moved to Brazil where she learned and became fluent in Portuguese. She moved to the United States in 1994 to further her education. Dr. Burt attended undergraduate school at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology with honors. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida with honors.   

In her free time, Nina enjoys boating, shopping and traveling with her family. As a family, their travels include RVing and visiting the beautiful national parks in the US. Being a mother, Nina loves rock painting, drawing and doing arts and crafts with her 3 young children. Her other non-medical interests include running and cooking.  

SOCIETIES / ORGANIZATIONS 

  • American Optometric Association  
  • Florida Optometric Association  

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • National Board of Optometry, 2005  
  • State of Florida Certified Optometrist, 2005  

HONORS / AWARDS

  • Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society
  • Nova Southeastern University Externship Clinical Honors
  • Nova Southeastern University Internships Clinical Honors
  • Academic Excellence Award in Biology, Union University
  • Tennessee Academy of Science Research Award

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT & CHARITY

  • Member, Young Professionals of Florida