Mark A. Burt, MD
Mark A. Burt, MD

Sports Medicine

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, CAQ in Sports Medicine

Triangle Region

Triangle Surgery Center
Wake Forest–Wakefield
North Carolina Specialty Hospital

Dr. Mark Burt provides a wide variety of subspecialty orthopedic services for EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region. Specializing in the Shoulder and Knee, Dr. Burt is skilled in minimally-invasive techniques, the benefits of which include smaller incisions, reduced muscle disruption, less postoperative pain, and faster rehabilitation. His area of surgical expertise includes robotic assisted total and partial knee replacement surgery with Makoplasty Stryker Triathlon, shoulder arthroscopy, hand surgery, and more.

Education and Expertise

Dr. Burt attended undergraduate school at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He attended medical school at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and completed his general surgery internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana.

During his time at Tulane University, Dr. Burt served as Administrative Chief Resident. He earned the Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Award for the outstanding orthopedic surgery resident and was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Burt’s residency started in 1995 and he has been in private practice since 2000.

Dr. Burt is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, an Active Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honors Medical Society.

Dr. Burt specializes in Sports Medicine, Shoulder, and Knee conditions, which include:

  • Meniscus tears
  • Achilles tendon ruptures and tears
  • Patella tendon ruptures and tears
  • Shoulder dislocations
  • Labral tears
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Patella instability
  • Superior labral anterior posterior tears (SLAP)
  • Clavicle fractures
  • Distal radius fractures
  • Metacarpal fractures
  • Quadriceps tendon tear/rupture
  • De Quervain’s tendinitis of wrist

Examples of orthopedic services performed by Dr. Burt include:

Dr. Burt also holds a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine. CAQ Sports Medicine: The American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, in conjunction with the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, offers a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.

Community Connections

Dr. Burt serves as the supervising and treating orthopedic team physician and surgeon for the Heritage High School athletic programs in Wake Forest, NC. He was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


  • Undergraduate Education: University of Michigan
  • Medical School: Wayne State University
  • Residency: Tulane University School of Medicine


  • Alpha Omega Alpha National Honors Medical Society


  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Request a consultation with Dr. Burt now. Or, call us at 919-220-5255 any time to speak with an EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region team member.

A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.