Dr. Jonathan Burke

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Dr. Jonathan E. Burke graduated Cum Laude and Rho Chi from Temple University School of Pharmacy in 1985. He received his DMD degree and graduated Cum Laude and Omicron Kappa Upsilon in 1989 from Temple University School of Dentistry. He then completed a four-year surgical residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Temple University Hospital including training at Pennsylvania Hospital, St. Christopher Hospital for Children, and Cooper Hospital University Medical Center.

Dr. Burke served as Assistant Professor of Surgery, UMDNJ and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Camden, training Oral Surgery residents for over 10 years before returning to private practice.

Dr. Burke is Board Certified in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and has authored many scientific publications and presented at meetings all over the world. He has research interested in both pharmacology and TMJ surgery. Since 1994, he has served as team oral & maxillofacial surgeon for the Philadelphia Flyers and Phantoms hockey clubs. The first surgeon in the Delaware Valley to perform placement of craniofacial implants for bone-anchored hearing aids, his current interests include difficult dental implant cases, bone anchored hearing aids, corrective jaw surgery, facial trauma repair and reconstruction, cleft palate, and temporomandibular joint surgery. Another Delaware Valley first was using a patient’s own stem cells to form bone in the jaws.

He formerly was Committee Chairman for Young Life Gloucester County and along with his wife, Cara, taught Sunday School to 3-4 graders. Currently he serves on the Liberty Region Advisory Board for Young Life helping orchestrating efforts to reach middle school, high school, college, and special needs students with the Gospel message in the Delaware Valley. He has also renovated a 250-year-old barn on his property to serve as a meeting place for all kinds of ministries. He has four children: Hannah, Sean, Declan and Reagan who all enjoy sports, travel, fishing and boating together. His daughter Hannah is currently a dental student at Temple, her father’s alma mater.