About Kenneth Burkus

Dr. Burkus graduated with honors from the Yale University School of Medicine in 1979. He completed his orthopaedic residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Newington Children’s Hospital in 1984. He completed a clinical trauma fellowship with the AO/ ASIF group in Switzerland and a spinal trauma and deformity fellowship at the Minnesota Spine Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Dr. Burkus was initially certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 1986 and was recertified in 1993. He is a member of the North American Spine Society, the Scoliosis Research Society, the Orthopaedic Research Society, and the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. Dr. Burkus was one of the three spine surgeons in the United States selected by the Scoliosis Research Society to be one of their first traveling fellows. He has published many articles in medical journals on spinal disorders.