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Department Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.7000
Desk:
216.444.6864
Fax:
216.444.6305
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Chemoprevention
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening Strategies
  • Endoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Ileoscopy
  • Inherited Colon Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Polypectomy
  • Pouchoscopy
  • Push Enteroscopy
  • Wireless Capsule Endoscopy
View all 12 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Colon Polyps
  • Colonic Neoplasia
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Duodenal Polyps
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Fundic Gland Polyps
  • Hereditary Non Polyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Juvenile Polyposis
  • Peutz- Jeghers Syndrome
  • Polyposis Syndromes
View all 10 Specialties +
Insurance

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Biography

About Carol Burke, MD

Carol Burke, MD, completed medical school at the Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health, and residency at Riverside Methodist Hospital, both in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Burke performed her Gastroenterology Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in 1993 and has been on the professional staff since that time.

Dr. Burke enjoys patient care, medical education and research, particularly in the area of colorectal polyp and cancer prevention. She is internationally known for her work in the polyposis syndromes and is the Director of the Center for colon polyp and cancer prevention and has been awarded research grants from the National Cancer Institute, American College of Gastroenterology, and Industry to name a few,  to study the effects of chemopreventive agents on the prevention of intestinal neoplasia.

She is the co-director of the multi-disciplinary Hereditary Cancer Clinic and provides consultations including risk assessment, and endoscopic evaluation and treatment for individuals with a hereditary predisposition to cancer.

She is the author of numerous peer reviewed manuscripts, abstracts, book chapters, and is a frequent reviewer for many digestive disease journals.

She has served as a committee member, or chairperson in the American College of Gastroenterology, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and is currently on the Board of Trustees for the American College of Gastroenterology.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
1993

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Gastroenterology
Cleveland, OH USA
1993

Residency - Riverside Methodist Hospital
Internal Medicine
Columbus, OH USA
1991

Internship - Riverside Methodist Hospital
Internal Medicine
Columbus, OH USA
1989

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
1988

Undergraduate - University of Colorado
Exercise Physiology
Boulder, CO USA
1980

Professional Highlights

  • Associate Editor for the American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Reviewer for the journals: Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Archives of Internal Medicine

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

Specialty Interests

chemoprevention of colorectal neoplasia, colonic neoplasia, colorectal cancer screening strategies, hereditary polyposis and nonpolyposis colorectal cancer, Colon cancer prevention, colon cancer screening, Colonoscopy

Awards & Honors

  • Dr. Burke is on the Board of Trustees of the American College of Gastroenterology.

    Dr. Burke is a member of the National Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha

Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Gastroenterology
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Member, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Member, American Gastroenterologic Association
  • Member, International Society on Inherited Gastrointestinal Hereditary Tumors
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Carol Burke, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 12/13/2020, Dr. Burke has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

164 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

52 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

I always feel that Dr. Burke is exceptionally caring and committed to working with her parents. I am grateful that she provides these services for me.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

My colonoscopy was performed by Dr. Burke. All of the staff from the nurse that put the IV in, the Anesthesiologists, Dr. Burke and her team were wonderful. They were all attentive and comforting during my appointment. Dr. Burke's beside manner far exceeds any expectations. Her medical knowledge and ability to explain it in an understandable manner is second to none. Very thankful for the care given during my recent visit to Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

I was lucky to have found Dr. Burke from her video and patient reviews. I knew I'd be in very good hands for my procedure and I received excellent care.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

My spouse is due for her colonoscopy in November and will be definitely be reaching out to Dr. Burke's office to get on her schedule.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

excellent experience dr Burke even made a personal call to me

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

dr Burke is a very caring person, takes her time to fully explain things and excellent follow up

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Dr. Burke was excellent, my husband has scheduled colonoscopy with Dr. Burke

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

Dr Burke has been my doctor for many years and is the best. she is highly skilled and very very caring.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

the Nurses that assisted Dr Burke we're excellent and very caring.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Dr.Burke and her staff were amazing! they made me feel very comfortable and at ease!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

it is very good experience for me. dr. berk was very good with me. nurses are very good. I was very comfortable at Cleveland clinic. thank you

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Dr. Burke is a very caring and personal physician. She has been such a blessing to me and my husband.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Dr. Burke is awesome!

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Dr Burke is PHENOMENAL. What a joy to have her and her bedside manner during my procedure.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

I only waited 8-10 minutes beyond my appointment time for Dr. Burke. This was excellent in my opinion. I appreciate it when my time is valued by medical providers as I work from home and a delay in the video visit could cause me to miss it due to work commitments.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

That was my very first virtual visit with a doctor ever. I confess I was a little nervous but my interaction with Dr. Burke was such that I felt very comfortable sharing with her my health conditions.I really appreciated the length of time she spent with me and I felt very confident about her evaluation of my case and suggestions going forward

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

I have nothing but great things to say she is the best and most professional doctor I have ever experienced.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

A very caring, knowledgeable, and professional doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

dr Burke is one of the best at CCF, I wish there was more like her

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Even in a stressful situation, I felt like a family member. Dr. Burke is the best! She listens very well and reacts immediately to what is being said , with ease and comfort. Every time that I see her, it's like catching up with a professional friend that has my back. A+

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Dr Burke is hands down one of the most compassionate, knowledgeable, and personable doctors I've ever had! Her expertise and calm manner help put me at ease.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

dr burke was very nice, and courteous, I think she's great

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Dr Burke was exceptional. I have a complicated case and she asked a lot of questions to try to get a full picture of my history. She was knowledgable and thorough.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

*Dr. Burke is a wonder person to take care of you.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Dr. Burke is an expert in the field of my colon cancer risk & has done my last 9 colonoscopies since 2009. She is exceptionally supportive and was gracious during this visit when I was trying to locate my ride when her phone malfunctioned. Dr. Burke knew the importance of this procedure to me and was able to work with me in my anxiety with the late time constraints my ride and I experienced.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

Dr Burke was outstanding! so understanding! Explained things very well! so friendly and I felt so comfortable telling her my problems! so helpful! I willdefinitely recommend her.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Cleveland CLinic has the best customer service in order to get 3 or more appointments with doctors and lab work/imaging done ALL IN THE SAME DAY. Congratulations for that. That's why we go to Cleveland Clinic instead of Ohio State University Hospitals.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

I have recommended Dr. Burke many times to FAP patients via the FAP facebook page.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Dr. Burke and her staff are exceptional. I cannot say enough about them!

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

My family members and I come from out of state and have appointments on the same day. Margaret O'Malley has been wonderful helping us arrange appointments with Dr. Burke and with endricrinology

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

I have seen Dr. Burke for several years. She is always courteous, friendly and willing to discuss any questions.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Dr Burke and Margaret O'Malley are informative, professional, and understanding. Carolyn belle at check in was awesome too

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

Dr Burke is an outstanding physician. She asked many many questions so to help her get a complete understanding of my problem.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

I have a colonoscopy every year and Dr. Burke and her team are great every time. She's very personable and takes time for any questions.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Dr. Burke was amazing. She made me feel so comfortable and answered all my questions. She reassured me about everything.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

This was the fourth colonoscopy dr. Burke has performed on me. I have great respect for dr Burke and her team. She is totally professional. She also has a manner in which makes the procedure almost pleasant. A great job.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Always a good experience with Dr. Burke.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Dr. Burke is amazing

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr Burke is excellent!!!!

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

just love Dr. Burke, she is very easy to talk with, remembers you from previous tests and follows up any questions or concerns you have.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr Burke and team were very professional and made me feel at ease during my annual visit to the clinic

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Appreciate that the doctor takes time and knows my interests and addresses y wife by name after the procedure

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

Dr. Burke could see me but I could not see her.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

Dr. Burke is a wonderful Dr, and I really felt both "seen" and "heard" in terms of the questions she asked, the space she gave me to speak about my condition and symptoms.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr. Burke is very personable and great at explaining issues.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr. Burke was outstanding!

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

awesome Doctor

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Dr. Burke has been kind, extremely knowledgeable, and very careful and caring in her care. I appreciate her very much.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr. Burke was very prompt and helpful and professional. Very likeable.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr Burke has always listened well, thought out of the box, provided excellent insights and taken good care of me.

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

Doctor Burke was very thorough.

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

I have always found Dr Burke attentive, perceptive and well informed.

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