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Edward F. Burke, D.O., FAOAO

Specializing in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, Dr. Edward F. Burke provides the highest quality orthopedic care to all patients.

Edward F. Burke, D.O., FAOAO, is board certified by the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics and is an accomplished orthopedic hand surgeon who specializes in complex hand and wrist injuries. He received his medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Iowa. Dr. Burke is fellowship trained in Hand Surgery from the University of Louisville, Department of Surgery of Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center, in Kentucky.

Dr. Burke joined Michigan Surgery Specialists, P.C. in 1978. His mission is to provide the highest quality orthopedic care to all patients, offering both surgical and non-surgical treatment options.

With over 35 years of orthopedic experience and innovative surgical expertise, Dr. Burke has gained an outstanding reputation amongst his peers and patients throughout Southeast Michigan for his dedication to patient care within the orthopedic community.


Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Medical Education

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Iowa, 1969


Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Garden City Osteopathic Hospital, Garden City, Mich., 1974-1978


Hand Surgery Fellowship, University of Louisville, Department of Surgery of Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center, Louisville, Ky., 1978

Board Certification

Certified: Orthopedic Surgeon, AOAO (American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgery)
Hand Surgery: Certificate of Added Qualification
Founding member: American College of Emergency Medicine

Teaching Appointments

Michigan State University, College of Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Orthopedics


American Association for Hand Surgery
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American College of Emergency Medicine

Hospital Privileges

Ascension St. John Macomb/ Oakland
Beaumont Grosse Pointe
Surgeons Choice Hospital



Hour Detroit Top Docs 2012

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Hour Detroit Top Docs 2016

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Hour Detroit Top Docs 2017

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Participating Insurances

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Alliance Health and Life
  • BCBS
  • BCBS Community Blue/PPO
  • BCBS Complete
  • BCBS HMO (Metro Detroit)
  • BCN Bronze
  • BCN Gold
  • BCN Silver
  • BCN Advantage
  • Cigna Healthcare
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • DMC Care PPO
  • Hap Senior Plus
  • HAP
  • Health Choice EPA or HMO, POS & PPO
  • Healthy Michigan Plan
  • Humana PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • McLaren Health Plan
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Plus Blue
  • Meridian
  • MIChild
  • Midwest Advantage
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • MultiPlan PHCS
  • Omnicare MI Child
  • Priority Health Medicare Advantage
  • Priority Health PPO
  • Priority Health HMO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Teamsters
  • St. John Smart Plan
  • Total Healthcare Cofinity
  • Tricare
  • US Dept. of Labor

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