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Cardiovascular surgery, Thoracic surgery, Vascular/endovascular




Originally from Michigan, Dr. Burke completed undergraduate studies at Brown University and medical school at the University of Michigan. He then came to the University of Washington and completed the integrated cardiothoracic surgery residency program. During his time as a surgical resident at UW, he finished an extracorporeal life support (ECLS) research fellowship at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Following completion of cardiothoracic surgery residency, he went on to the University of Pennsylvania to complete an advanced aortic surgery fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Joseph Bavaria. During this time, he was introduced to aortic valve reparative techniques, advanced aortic endovascular interventions, as well as complex open repair for aortic pathology.

Personal Interests

In his free time, he enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest outdoors. Specifically, he is passionate about fly fishing and can be found chasing trout in many local streams.
University of Pennsylvania - Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Fellowship, 2018, Advanced aortic Surgery

UW - Dept. of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Residency, 2018, Cardiothoracic Surgery

UW - Division of Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS)

Fellowship, 2016, Extracorporeal Life Support

Univ. of Michigan SOM

Medical Education, 2011