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Meet Dr. David Burt

David M. Burt, MD
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Fellowship trained Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
Board Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Specialist in Arthroscopic Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. David Burt is a native of Lincoln, Nebraska where he was born and raised. He is a graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University where he played Division III basketball. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical School and completed his Orthopaedic surgical training at the University of Texas in San Antonio. While there, he trained under both Dr. Jesse Delee, renowned sports medicine orthopaedic surgeon, and Dr. Charles Rockwood, a world pioneer in the development of Shoulder Replacement surgery. He also assisted in sports medicine care for the University of Texas football.

Dr. Burt completed his Sports Medicine Fellowship at the world-famous American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama, where he was involved with the sports medicine care for Auburn University, NFL Europe, Major League Soccer, Birmingham Arena football, and area high schools.

Dr. Burt established the Midwest Sports Medicine Institute to raise the bar for sports medicine care in our area, and he continues to care for athletes of all ages and levels of competition. He serves as official team physician for Plainfield North High School, Plainfield South High School,  and Joliet Buccaneers, and works with several local schools and club teams to provide fast and efficient recovery for injured athletes. Dr. Burt also provides care to workers’ compensation patients.

Recent Posts

Distal Biceps Rupture

Approximately 1.2 out of 100,000 people annually will sustain a Distal Biceps Rupture. This means that the lower attachment of the biceps muscle tendon at the elbow has torn away from the bone. Most often these are traumatic injuries that...

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Inferior Labrum Anterior Posterior Lesions (ILAP)

Click on the link below to view Dr. Burt’s recent peer-reviewed publication in Arthroscopy Techniques discussing the arthroscopic repair of these Inferior Labrum anterior to posterior tears. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eats.2014.09.004  

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