Our Physicians

Robert Burger, M.D.

Robert Burger, M.D.

Thank you all so much for making my knee like new again. I came into the office with a very painful knee and now am pain free. I now know on a personal level why Beacon comes so highly recommended!

Dr. Burger is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio where he graduated from LaSalle H.S. and went on to attend Notre Dame University on an academic scholarship. At N.D.U. he played varsity football and was a member of the 1977 National Championship Team. His honors included First Team academic All-American, National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete and the Dolly Cohen awards as the top scholar athlete in the country. 

Dr. Burger has a special interest in knee and shoulder injuries and is actively involved in education and clinical research in these areas. He is the Head Team Physician and co-director of Sports Medicine at Xavier University - Cincinnati, Ohio, associate team physician for the Cincinnati Reds MLB team, Orthopaedic Surgeon for the College of Mt. St. Joseph, Cincinnati, Ohio, and team physician for LaSalle H.S.

Education
University of Notre Dame, B.S. 1981
University of Cincinnati, M.D. 1985

Internships:
University of Cincinnati Department of Surgery, 1985-1986

Residency: 
University of Cincinnati Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1986-1990

Fellowships:
Residency University of Cincinnati Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1986-1990
Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic, Columbus, Georgia 1990-1991

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1993

Professional Affiliations
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Hughston Society
American Medical Association
Ohio State Medical Association
Cincinnati Academy of Medicine

Licensure
Ohio - 1991

Hospital Affiliations & Leadership Roles:
Good Samaritan Hospital
Mercy Franciscan Hospital Western Hills
Mercy Hospital, Fairfield
Childrens Hospital Medical Center
Mercy Franciscan Hospital Mt. Airy
Christ Hospital