Dr. Wayne Z Burkhead MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Wayne Burkhead is an orthopedic surgeon in Dallas, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baylor University Medical Center and North Central Baptist Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and has been in practice for 30 years. He is one of 27 doctors at Baylor University Medical Center and one of 63 at North Central Baptist Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Baylor University Medical Center
Ranked #24 in Orthopedics

North Central Baptist Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Southwestern/Parkland Health & Hospital System
Residency, General Surgery, 1978 - 1979

University Texas Sw Medical Center Affil Hospitals
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1979 - 1983

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

General surgical principles of open rotator cuff repair in the management of failed arthroscopic cuff repairs.
Burkhead, W. Z.,Moen, T. C.,Rudolph, G. H. 2013 2 12

Shoulder Arthroplasty for Fracture: Does a Fracture-specific Stem Make a Difference?
Krishnan, S.G., Reineck, J.R., Bennion, P.D., Feher, L., Burkhead, W.Z.

Subscapularis repair after shoulder arthroplasty: biomechanical and clinical validation of a novel technique.
Krishnan, S.G., Stewart, D.G., Reineck, J.R., Lin, K.C., Buzzell, J.E., Burkhead, W.Z.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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