David Burke, MD, MA

Chairman

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

Professor

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

Education

  • BA, University of Colorado, 1978
  • MA, Wichita State University, 1983
  • MD, Medical University of South Carolina, 1990
  • Residency, Louisiana State University, 1994

Biography

Honors/Awards

  • International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine Best Paper by Poster, 2005
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists Best Poster of the Year, 2001
  • Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Special Recognition Award For Contribution to Medical Education, 1995-96
  • Louisiana State University Medical Center Best Resident Research of the Year, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1992-94
  • Touro Infirmary Resident Physician of the Year, 1992
  • Medical University of South Carolina National Scholastic All-American Award, 1988
  • Medical University of South Carolina National Collegiate Natural Science Award, 1988
  • Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education Scholarship, 1978  

Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists
  • International Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Publications

  • Burke DT, Bell R, Burke DP, Al-Adawi S. Hand Volume as a Diagnostic Tool in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Int J Phys Med Rehabil. 2015. 
  • Stafford CD, Bowers R, Berner J, Burke DT. Osteoporosis Reduction in Pre and Postmenopausal Women Using a High Intensity Exercise Program. Int J Med Pharm Case Reports. 2015; 5(1): 1-6. DOI : 10.9734/IJMPCR/2015/19244
  • Burke DT, Bell R, Al-Adawi S, Alexandroni A, Dorvlo A, Burke DP. Rate of Injury and Subjective Benefits of Gravitational Wellness Weightlifting. Open Access J Sports Med. 2014; 5: 215-21. doi: 10.2147/OAJSM.S64078.
  • Lee J, Burke DT. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding Associated with Diclofenac Topical Patch in a Patient with Colonic Mass and on Antiplatelet Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2014; 93(11): 1014-7. doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000172.
  • Burke, DT, Al-Adawi S, Bell RB, Easley K, Chen S, Burke DP. Effect of Body Mass Index on Stroke Rehabilitation. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Jun; 95(6): 1055-9. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2014.01.019. Epub 2014 Feb 4.
  • Burke, DT, Tran D, Cui D, Burke DP, Al-Adawi S, Dorvlo AS. Significant Progression of Load of the Musculoskeletal System with Extremely High Weights, with Rapid Weekly Weight Gains Using Anatoly Gravitational System in 10 Week Training Period. Open Access J Sports Med. 2013 Oct 14; 4: 211-9. doi: 10.2147/OAJSM.S48819. eCollection 2013.
  • Al-Adawi S, Burke, DT. 2013. Comparison of Tae Kwon Do Injuries in Light Contact and Full Contact National Tournaments. Int J Sports Med. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Al-Adawi S, Al Asmi A, Al Maniri A, Al-Farsi YM, Burke DT, Al Asfoor FM, Al Busaidi I, Al Breiki MH, Lahiri S, Braidy N, Essa MM. 2013. Types and Socio-demographic Correlates of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use among People with Epilepsy in Oman. Epilepsy & Behavior. In press.
  • Al-Adawi S, Al-Busaidi Z, Al-Adawi S, Burke, DT. Families Coping with Disability Due to Brain Injury in Oman: Attribution to Belief in Spirit Infestation and Ensorcellment. Sage Open. July-September 2012; 2(3).
  • Al-Asmi, AA, Dorvlo, AS, Burke, DT, Al-Adawi, S, Al-Zaabi, A, Al-Zadjali, HA, Al-Sharbati, Z, Al-Adawi, S. The Detection of Mood and Anxiety in People with Epilepsy Using Two-Phase Designs: Experiences from a Tertiary Care Centre in Oman. Epilepsy Research. (2011), doi:10.1016/j.eplepsyres.2011.09.012.   

Books and Book Chapters

  • Burke DT. Part 3 Rehabilitation, Traumatic Brain Injury. In:  Frontera WR, Silver JK, editors.  Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus; 2014: 153.
  • Zhao M and Burke DT. Section 4: Hand and Wrist, Median Neuropathy (Carpal Tunnel Syndrom). In: Frontera WR, Silver JK, editors.  Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus; 2014: 32.
  • Ho CH, Burke DT, Washington M. Hydrotherapy and Pressure Ulcers. In:  Cole AJ, Becker BE, eds. Comprehensive Aquatic Therapy. Pullman, WA: Washington State University Press; 2011: 365-384.
  • Ho CH, Burke DT. Hydrotherapy and pressure ulcers. In: Cole AJ, Becker BE, eds. Comprehensive Aquatic Therapy. Philadelphia, PA: Butterworth Heinemann; 2004:307-324.
  • Burke DT.  Traumatic brain injury.  In:  Frontera WR, Silver JK, editors.  Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  Philadelphia:  Hanley & Belfus; 2002:806-812.
  • Burke DT.  Median neuropathy (carpal tunnel syndrome).  In:  Frontera WR, Silver JK, editors.  Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus; 2002:186-190.
  • Burke DT, Burke M.  Using a medical newsletter to promote your practice and reputation.  In:  Silver JK, editor.  The business of medicine.  Philadelphia:  Hanley & Belfus; 1998:273-277.

Abstracts

  • Burke, J , Bonato, P, Landrum  R, Burke, D.  Time needed to train for self-defense.  Medimond. 2010.  M929C0270, 29-32.
  • Burke Daniel, Jain Nitin B., Burke David T.  Overweight patients recover faster after stroke. Medimond. 2010.  M929C0269, 25-28.
  • Burke DT, Spinelli J, Hoaglin H The Effect of Body Mass Index on the Outcome of Rehabilitation [Abstract]. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2007;86(4): S150
  • Burke DT ,Wilkins A Patritti B, Bonito P. Force Development in Upper Extremity Martial Arts Techniques [Abstract]. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2007;86(4): S134
  • Burke DT, Glenn M, Jacob L, Hammond F, Meythaler J. Upper Extremity Dysfunction Among Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury [Abstract]. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2007;86(4): S116
  • Burke DT, Glenn M, Jacob L, Hammond F, Meythaler J, Rosenthal M. Long Term Outcome of Severe Brain Injury [Abstract]. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2007;86(4): S116
  • Burke DT, Wilkins A, Bonato P, Patritti B. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2007;86(4): S109
  • Burke DT, Hoaglin H. Peg Misplacement [Abstract]. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2007;86(4): S109
  • Selwyn A, Burke DT. Eastern Equine Encephalitis [Abstract]. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2007;86(4): S105
  • Burke DT, Calvanio R, Dechman KG, Santini C, Shiller AD. Amantadine produced grains in fine and gross motor function in a patient with chronic brain injury. [Abstract]. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 1998;79(10):1150.