Double boarded in pediatrics and internal medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics and American Board of Internal Medicine, respectively, Dr. Patrick Burke joined Valley Children’s as a pediatric hospitalist in December 2014. Dr. Burke provides services in the North Valley at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock in collaboration with Valley Children's Medical Group.
Dr. Burke came to Valley Children’s from the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania, where he worked as both a pediatric and internal medicine hospitalist and a pediatric procedural sedation provider.
Dr. Burke received his medical degree, as well as completed a combined internal medicine and pediatrics training program, at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He also obtained a Master of Science in healthcare delivery at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.
He has presented on various topics in his field, more recently focusing on challenges of delivering high-quality, affordable healthcare. Dr. Burke has been a member of several professional societies, including the Society of Hospital Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, and National MedsPeds Residents’ Association. He has led and/or participated in various hospital and community projects and committees to improve pediatric and acute care.
Dr. Burke is proficient in conversational Spanish. In his free time, he enjoys running, photography, and music.