Dr. Mark A. Burt is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, an Active Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honors Medical Society. Dr. Burt has special interests in joint replacement surgery, utilizing minimally invasive techniques to help accelerate patients’ recovery and return them to a more active lifestyle. Minimally invasive techniques may allow less blood loss, smaller incision size, less muscle disruption, less postoperative pain, quicker rehabilitation and faster return to productivity. His other areas of specialization include: sports injuries, surgery (knee and shoulder arthroscopy), fracture care management, hand surgery, and general orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Burt also holds a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine*.
Dr. Burt was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He attended undergraduate school at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He attended medical school at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and completed his general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. While at Tulane University he served as Administrative Chief Resident, earned the Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Award for the outstanding orthopaedic surgery resident, and a Certificate of Appreciation from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Dr. Burt serves as the supervising and treating orthopaedic team physician and surgeon for the Heritage High School athletic programs in Wake Forest, NC. Dr. Burt has been in practice since 1995.
*CAQ Sports Medicine: The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, in conjunction with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, offers a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.