Dr. James Burke Expanding Surgical Care to Fenton at SSM Health St. Clare Hospital

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Board-certified orthopedic surgeon James S. Burke, Jr., M.D., of Orthopedic Associates has expanded his hospital affiliations and gained surgical privileges in Fenton. Dr. Burke now serves on staff at SSM Health St. Clare Hospital at 1015 Bowles Ave. Patients in need of specialized bone, joint and muscle care are encouraged to call (314) 569-0616 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Burke at Orthopedic Associates’ main location in St. Louis at 1050 Old Des Peres Road, Suite 100, or at the practice’s satellite location at the Madison Medical Center on 611 W. Main St. in Fredericktown.

Being granted surgical privileges and serving on staff at SSM Health St. Clare Hospital enable Dr. Burke to offer expanded access to patients in addition to offering the Fenton community and surrounding areas specialized orthopedic care. Dr. Burke joins fellow Orthopedic Associates physicians Dr. Christopher Mudd, Dr. Christopher O’Boynick and Dr. Ryan Pitts on staff at St. Clare Hospital, which serves the medical needs of southwest St. Louis County.

As a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with over two decades of experience in surgical and nonsurgical care, Dr. Burke will bring advanced care options to the Fenton area. Dr. Burke’s specialized expertise includes:

  • Arthritis.
  • Fracture care.
  • Hip and knee replacement and revision.
  • Hip, knee and shoulder injuries.
  • Minimally invasive arthroscopic knee and shoulder repair.
  • Shoulder replacement.
  • Sports injuries.
  • Work-related injuries. 

“I am honored to be working with experienced health care professionals at SSM Health St. Clare Fenton,” says Dr. Burke. “The Fenton area has a wonderful, growing community of hardworking employers, employees and athletes, and I am dedicated to making sure patients receive the best possible care and treatment.”

Dr. Burke graduated from medical school at the University of Missouri at Kansas City and completed his internship at Loyola University in Chicago and his residency at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital. He joined Orthopedic Associates in 1995 right out of residency.

Dr. Burke is on the medical staffs of Des Peres Square Surgery Center, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Luke’s Hospital and Madison Medical Center. Dr. Burke is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the St. Louis Orthopaedic Society. He also serves as a soccer coach, officiates soccer at the high school level and formerly served as a team physician for the St. Louis University Billikens.

To learn more or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Burke, call (314) 569-0616.