Dr. Burkart joined the staff of Nephrology at Wake Forest University Medical Center in 1984. He is currently the Professor of Medicine in the department of Nephrology at Wake Forest University Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina, U.S.A.
He is also Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Health Systems Management, Tifton Georgia, U.S.A., the Corporate Medical Director of the Wake Forest Outpatient Dialysis units (16) and Emory University outpatient dialysis centers (3).
Dr. Burkart is the immediate past Co‐Chair of the American Society of Nephrology Board review course and update (year 6/6), the immediate past Co‐Chair of the pre course on dialysis during the ASN renal week (year 6/6), the Chair of the Home Dialysis University Course (Started in 1999) and past‐president of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis.
Dr. Burkart is an editor/Author for UpToDate, Member, co‐chair of NKF‐DOQI guidelines for Peritoneal Dialysis and is Author and Coauthor of many journal articles and Book Chapters. Dr Burkart is interested in all aspects of home dialysis.