Brent William Burkey, MD, is Assistant Clinical Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine. He is a faculty member at Fairview Hospital, Internal Medicine Residency Program in Cleveland Ohio. In addition, Dr. Burkey is a member of the Staff in the Department of Hospital Medicine. He is board-certified in internal medicine.
Dr. Burkey received his medical degree from MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine in 2001. He completed his graduate work at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Burkey's graduate concentration included the study of tropical medicine and the clinical features, diagnosis and treatment of disease in the tropics. His specialty interests include the clinical management of adult patients inpatients, with a subspecialty focus on international health.
He has been a faculty member at Fairview Hospital for the Internal Medicine Residency program and a Longitudinal Clinic Preceptor at Cleveland Clinic since 2005. Dr. Burkey serves on several professional committees, such as the Inpatient Patient Advisory Committee for EPIC Implementation and the Transitions of Care Taskforce Committee at Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Burkey has participated in leadership activities including the Physician Leadership Academy I and II at the Cleveland Clinic Health System Western Region from 2005 to 2007. He received the Physicians Recognition Award from the American Medical Association in 2004 and the Departmental Service and Achievement Award from MCP Hahnemann University in 1997.