Dr. Buerk attended The Pennsylvania State University, the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his orthopedic training at the Pinnacle Health System where he scored among the highest in the nation on his orthopedic training examinations. He is a native of the mid-state area having graduated from Hershey High School in 1993.
Dr. Buerk is Board Certified with the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, American Osteopathic Association, Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, North American Spine Society and Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society.
Dr. Buerk currently resides in Hummelstown with his wife Erin, a fifth grade teacher in the Derry Township School District, and their 3 daughters. Having over ten years of formal construction training, Dr. Buerk continues to enjoy construction projects, woodworking and home remodeling. He also enjoys all outdoor activities including mountain biking, road cycling, swimming, hiking and fishing.