Dr. Robert Burke, MD

Dr. Robert Burke, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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57 y/o
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Dr. Robert Burke, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Pearland, TX and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

Fondren Orthopedic Group

10223 Broadway St Ste A

Pearland, TX 77584
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Burke performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Burke's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burke "Since 1993, Dr. Robert L. Burke has been performing surgical and nonsurgical treatments for orthopedic conditions. Dr. Burke works with children, athletes, older patients and anyone in the Pearland or Houston, Texas area who suffers from chronic joint pain. Rated #1 Orthopedic Doctor by Living Magazine! His specialties include partial knee replacements, total knee replacements, robotic-assisted surgery and stem cell therapy. Years of training, research and hands-on experience as an orthopedic surgeon allows Dr. Burke to properly diagnosis joint pain problems. A variety of symptoms can identify the exact cause of joint pain symptoms. Dr. Burke not only diagnoses the cause; he guides the patient through their treatment and recovery process. Orthopedic care with Dr. Burke Orthopedics includes full examinations, treatment, physical therapy, follow-up appointments and more at this orthopedics center."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Burke "At Dr. Burke Orthopedics, we care for patients with any kind of orthopedic pain. From sports injuries to total joint replacement, Dr. Burke provides his patients with personalized orthopedic and rehabilitation care. Every joint deserves immediate attention so we offer same-day appointments with a same-day diagnosis. Dr. Burke Orthopedics guides patients back to an active, pain-free lifestyle, with or without a doctor's referral. Dr. Burke's knowledge and expertise deliver comprehensive orthopedic service with modern technology that focuses on our patients' well-being."

4  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

134  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torn Cartilage
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
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57  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Virginia
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burke's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burke to family and friends
60 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (60)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (5)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Burke's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (23)

It has been years since I went to Dr. Burke for a second opinion on Total Hip Replacement. I brought my actual MRI films plus the report. Waiting in the exam room, I heard him walk up and shuffle paperwork for about 5 seconds. He came in and told me I needed Total Hip Replacement without even...more
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I assume they overbooked as we waited in the waiting room over an hour to be seen.
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From what I experienced, the office was very nice and they were very nice. That the front desk and people doing the treatment. I was in and out fast as well.
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Dr Burke is very knowledgeable and won’t do surgery unlesss it’s necessary. He’s up to date in new options to help you live life to the fullest
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I am a patient of Dr. Burke. I had a TKR on my left knee. I will have my right knee done in a couple of weeks. He and his staff is always kind and professional. When I came out of surgery he was there to tell me how well the surgery went.
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