Bronson Orthopedic Specialists

Joseph Burkhardt, DO

Current Appointment

Orthopedic Surgeon at Southern Michigan Orthopaedics, Battle Creek, MI

Medical School

Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience, College of Osteopathic Medicine


Joint Reconstruction, Total and Partial Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement

Dr. Burkhardt has been on staff at Southern Michigan Orthopedics since 2001. He became a doctor of osteopathic medicine after graduating from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Michigan State University and his adult reconstruction, sports and joint replacement fellowship from Florida Knee and Orthopaedic Centers.

As a board certified orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Burkhardt has operating privileges at several hospitals including Battle Creek Health System, Oaklawn Hospital, Brookside Surgery Center, Borgess Medical Center and Southwest Rehabilitation Hospital.

Involved in the community, Dr. Burkhardt is the team physician for the Battle Creek Revolution, a Single A Professional Hockey Team, and Albion College Football Team. He also served as the plant physician for two Ford Motor Company facilities.

Dr. Burkhardt and his wife, Jenny are the proud parents of their four wonderful children.


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