About Dr. Christopher Burke,
Heart Valve Surgeon
Hello! My name is Dr. Christopher Burke and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from University of Michigan in 2011. To date, I have performed approximately 1,500 cardiac surgeries, of which 1,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at UW Medicine Heart Institute. Read more...
I believe my greatest strength is an innovative approach towards the treatment of aortic valvular disease.
I am a strong proponent of valve-sparing approaches and valve repair for certain aortic conditions. I also started an adult Ross Procedure program at UW Medicine for the treatment of young and middle-aged adults with aortic valvular pathologies not amenable to valve repair. This program has quickly become one of the highest volume Ross Procedure programs in the Western United States.
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"Dr. Burke is great at what he does. When I first met him, he had excellent bedside manner and thoroughly explained my diagnosis in a way I could understand. All and all, he is an excellent surgeon in my book."
-- Steven Barry, Aortic Valve, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, Valve Replacement, 04/28/2020
My Specialities &
My heart surgery specialties include:
- Aortic valve replacement and repair
- Ross Procedure
- Aortic aneurysm therapy
In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:
- Aortic valve reparative techniques
- Advanced aortic endovascular interventions
- Extracorporeal life support (ECLS)
Education, Training & Certificates
Dr. Christopher Burke, heart surgeon, graduated from University of Michigan in 2011.
After medical school, Dr. Burke completed his Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency and a Fellowship in the Department of Extracorporeal Life Support at UW Medicine.
At the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Burke completed a Fellowship in Advanced Aortic Surgery. Today, Dr. Burke is the Co-Director of the Multidisciplinary Thoracic Aortic Program at UW Medicine Heart Institute.
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- Call (206) 222-7672 right now
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The office of Dr. Burke is located at Main Hospital, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, WA 98195. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.
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Page last updated: October 26, 2021