Rachel A. Burke, MD, FACS

<p>Surgical Oncology Fellowship:  Roswell Park Center Institute, Buffalo, NY 2007-2009</p>

Assistant Professor

Surgery


Hofheimer Hall

757.446.8950


Dr. Rachel Burke obtained her M.D. degree from the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University in 1997.  She completed her General Surgical Residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia in 2003 and her Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Roswell Park Cancer Center in 2009. Dr. Burke served on active duty in the United States Navy from 1993 – 2018 and retired at the rank of Captain. She joined the faculty at EVMS in 2018 as an Assistant Professor.

Dr. Burke’s clinical interests include breast cancer, melanoma, pancreas cancer, gastrointestinal cancers, sarcoma, and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Burke currently serves as a co-director for the 3rd year surgical clerkship and is actively engaged in both medical student and resident education. She also serves as co-chair for the Comprehensive Breast Center at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital and is a member of the Surgery Executive Committee. 

Dr. Burke is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Surgical Oncology.

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor

Medical Education

Uniformed Services, University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, 1997

Residency

Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, 1997-2003

Fellowship

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Surgical Oncology, Buffalo, NY

Graduate Education

Surgical Oncology Fellowship:  Roswell Park Center Institute, Buffalo, NY 2007-2009

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery, General Surgery

Presentations and Scholarships

  • Homogenous Good Outcome in a Heterogeneous Group of Tumors: An Institutional Series of Outcomes of Superficial Soft Tissue Sarcomas. V. Francescutti, S. Sanghera, R. Cheney, A.Miller, K. Salerno, R. Burke, J. Skitzki, and J. Kane III, Sarcoma 2015; 2015:325049. Epub 2015 Nov 8.

 

  • Laparocopic versus Open appendectomy: what is the real difference?  Results of a prospective randomized double-blinded trial. Ignacio RC, Burke RA, Spencer D, Bissell C, Dorsainvil C, Lucha P; Surgical Endoscopy 2004; 18(2):334-7.

 

  • Detection of Cocaine Using the Flow Immunosensor. Ogert RA, Kusterbeck AW, Wemhoff GA, Burke RA, Ligler FS. Analytical Letters 1992; 25(11):1999-2019. 

Complete Research Profile

https://researchers.evms.edu/display/person-rachel-burke

Specialties

Primary specialty: General Surgery

Secondary specialty: Surgical Oncology

Practice Locations

825 Fairfax Avenue
Suite 610
Hofheimer Hall
Norfolk
757.446.8960

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor

Medical Education

Uniformed Services, University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, 1997

Residency

Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA, 1997-2003

Fellowship

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Surgical Oncology, Buffalo, NY

Graduate Education

Surgical Oncology Fellowship:  Roswell Park Center Institute, Buffalo, NY 2007-2009

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery, General Surgery

Presentations and Scholarships

  • Homogenous Good Outcome in a Heterogeneous Group of Tumors: An Institutional Series of Outcomes of Superficial Soft Tissue Sarcomas. V. Francescutti, S. Sanghera, R. Cheney, A.Miller, K. Salerno, R. Burke, J. Skitzki, and J. Kane III, Sarcoma 2015; 2015:325049. Epub 2015 Nov 8.

 

  • Laparocopic versus Open appendectomy: what is the real difference?  Results of a prospective randomized double-blinded trial. Ignacio RC, Burke RA, Spencer D, Bissell C, Dorsainvil C, Lucha P; Surgical Endoscopy 2004; 18(2):334-7.

 

  • Detection of Cocaine Using the Flow Immunosensor. Ogert RA, Kusterbeck AW, Wemhoff GA, Burke RA, Ligler FS. Analytical Letters 1992; 25(11):1999-2019. 

Complete Research Profile

https://researchers.evms.edu/display/person-rachel-burke

Specialties

Primary specialty: General Surgery

Secondary specialty: Surgical Oncology

Practice Locations

825 Fairfax Avenue
Suite 610
Hofheimer Hall
Norfolk
757.446.8960

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