Dr. Robert T. Burks MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Robert Burks is an orthopedic surgeon in Salt Lake City, Utah and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Primary Children's Medical Center and Shriners Hospitals for Children-Salt Lake City. He received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Burks accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 29 doctors at Primary Children's Medical Center and one of 32 at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Salt Lake City who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Diego
Residency, General Surgery, 1978–1979

University of California at San Diego
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1979–1982

Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

UT State Medical License
Active through 2016

Publications & Presentations

Biomechanical comparison of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty systems in soft tissue-constrained shoulders.
Henninger, H. B.,King, F. K.,Tashjian, R. Z.,Burks, R. T.

Influence of preoperative musculotendinous junction position on rotator cuff healing using single-row technique.
Tashjian, R. Z.,Hung, M.,Burks, R. T.,Greis, P. E.

Blood transfusion associated with shoulder arthroplasty.
Hardy, J. C.,Hung, M.,Snow, B. J.,Martin, C. L.,Tashjian, R. Z.,Burks, R. T.,Greis, P. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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