William M. Burke, MD

Gynecologic Oncology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Office Phone: (212) 305-3410
One of America's Top Doctors

Biography

After completing undergraduate and medical training at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Burke returned to Columbia, accepting a faculty position in the Gynecologic Oncology Division, leaving the faculty of the University of Michigan, School of Medicine, where he had completed a fellowship in 2000. He has won numerous teaching awards both at University of Michigan and at Columbia.

Dr. Burke's clinical interests include novel chemotherapeutic combinations and chemotherapy for advanced ovarian cancer, and minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery for gynecologic malignancies. He currently trains both gynecologists and gynecologic oncologists around the country in robotic surgical techniques. At the University of Michigan, he and his colleagues published some of the first reports describing use of the DaVinciĀ® Surgical System to complete laparoscopic myomectomies and gynecologic cancer stagings. Other research interests include Topotecan consolidation therapy in women with stage III or IV ovarian or primary peritoneal cancer.

Dr. Burke participates in national professional societies and conferences. He has earned recognition for recent national video presentations demonstrating laparoscopic and robotic procedures. He was also received a Basic Science Award for a recent paper on signal pathways in human ovarian cancer cells.

Dr. Burke is currently based out of the Columbia-affiliated Valley Hospital. Interests: chemotherapy for advanced ovarian cancer, minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Amida Care

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

GHI [EPO, HMO, PPO]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199

MagnaCare

Medicaid

Medicare [Medicare]

Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]

VNSNY CHOICE [SelectHealth]

Education

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship: University of Michigan Hospital

Locations

Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-3410

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Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC