Surgeon Experience: Joseph Burkhardt, DO

Joseph Burkhardt, DO

Custom knee replacement doctor, Dr. Burkhardt, DO, 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.

“It’s been pretty impressive to have people that are willing to either fly or drive all the way over to where I am to get in touch with the technology that we are currently using.”

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.

Medical School

Kansas City University of Medicine & Bioscience College of Osteopathic Medicine


Garden City Hospital, Association with Michigan State University


Adult Joint Reconstruction & Sports Medicine—The Florida Knee & Orthopedic Centers, University of South Florida

Professional Associations

American Osteopathic Association American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics Michigan Association of Osteopathic Physicians & Surgeons Michigan Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Clinical Instructor at Michigan State University


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