Practicing Since: 1997
Dr. Thomas Burke specializes in arthroscopy and sports medicine. His main areas of interest include injuries to the shoulder and knee, but he also sees sports medicine injuries to other joints as well. His specialty includes minimally invasive arthroscopic reconstructive procedures, shoulder replacement surgery and general orthopedic fracture care.
He is double board certified which includes General Orthopedic Surgery and Subspecialty Board Certification in Sports Medicine.
Education: Hahnemann University School of Medicine, 1997
1997 MD Hahnemann Medical School at Drexel University
1993 BA, Biology Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
Post Doctoral Training
2003 Fellow, Sports Medicine University of Pennsylvania / Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
2002 Chief Resident, Orthopedic Residency Temple, Philadelphia, PA
1998-2002 Orthopedic Resident Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia
1997 General Surgery Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia
Licensure and Certifications
2007 Subspecialty Board Certification in Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
2007 Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
2006 Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
2003 Mass Medical Society
2006 Boston Outpatient Surgical Suites, Waltham
2003 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
2003 Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge
2003 Massachusetts Medical Society
2003 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Research and Publications
Burke, TF, Morgan CD. Tibial Side Pullout Strength of the Delta Screw. Presented at the Philadelphia Sports Medicine Society Meeting. Second Place. 2003.
Groeller MF, Burke TF, Valerte J, Kelly J. The Low Anteromedial Portal for Peripheral Meniscal Lesions: Visual Field Analysis. Presented at the Philadelphia Sports Medicine Society Meeting. 2000.
Burke, TF, McCarthy JM. Relative Growth of the Proximal Fibula After Epiphysiodesis in Leg Length Discrepancy. Accepted for Publication by the Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics.
Dr. Burke is a consultant for MIT Sports Medicine and team physician for the Belmont High School Marauders. He has affiliations with Mount Auburn Hospital, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston Outpatient Surgical Suites and MIT.