Dr. Burkett is fellowship trained in Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. He is originally from Dothan, Alabama, and he and his wife Shilpa have two children together, daughter Norah and son Dylan. Dr. Burkett completed both medical school and his residency in Mobile at the University of South Alabama. The Burkett family is looking forward to being near both friends and family when they return to the area at the conclusion of his fellowship. Dr. Burkett will begin practicing at Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic in late-August of 2014.