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Gerald V. Burke, M.D., Esq.

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Education And Credentials:

Rutgers University, School of Law, Camden, NJ
May 2008, Juris Doctor.
Bar Admissions: Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Phila. Pa.
1985, Fellowship – Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
1983, Residency – Obstetrics & Gynecology; Board Certified.
Hahnemann Medical College, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
1979, Medical Doctor; with honors.
La Salle College, Philadelphia, PA.
1975, Bachelor of Arts in Biology, cum laude; Dean’s List.

Licensure & Board Certification

Diplomat – American Board of Medical Examiners.
Board Certified – American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology – 12/88. Recertified 1997, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility – Previously Board Eligible (Written exam passed).
Licensure – New Jersey – MA 45777.
Pennsylvania – MD-025445-E (Inactive status).
Law School – Rutgers University, Camden
Graduated – 5/22/08 – JD degree.
Bar Admission – Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Current Positions

Barmak and Associates, LLC – Senior Associate
Solo Private Practice in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility – July 1, 2013 to present.
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, – July 2005 – Present.
Medical Director of the Options Pregnancy Care Center – 2002 to present.
Board of Trustees – The Old Taunton Colony Club (currently Secretary) – September 2008 to present.
Board of Trustees – The Pavilions of Voorhees (currently President) – March 2009 to present.
Southern New Jersey Catholic Medical Association (currently President) – 2003 to present..

Previous Positions

New Jersey: 1978
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey: 1978
United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals: 1980
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York: 1983
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York: 1998
United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals: 1999

Hospital Affiliations

Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, LLCAugust 1985 – Present.
Leadership Positions: Chief of Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (1988 – Present); Laser Committee (1986 – Present) (Chairman 1990 – Present); Library Committee – 1986-1992 (Chairman 1991); Utilization and Review Committee (1987-2000); Director of Continuing Medical Education for the Department of Ob/Gyn (2005 – 2011); Director of Residency and Student Affiliation with UMDNJ-SOM for the Department of Ob/Gyn 2005 – 2007.
Virtua – West Jersey Health System, August 1985 – Present.
Leadership Positions: Chief of Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (1988 – 1993); Director of Resident and Student Education and Affiliation, Department of Ob/Gyn (1993 – 2000); Endoscopy Committee – Department of Ob/Gyn (1988 – Present).
Virtua – Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, September 1985 – Present.
Leadership Positions: Laser Committee (1987 – 1999); Medical Equipment Advisory Committee (1989-1999); Institutional Review Board (1991-1993).
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Div. of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, 1985 – 2004. Position voluntarily resigned (malpractice risk too high to practice in Pennsylvania).
Position: Active Staff.

Professional & Community Organizations

Legal Organizations
American Bar Association: 2009 to Present.
New Jersey State Bar Association: 2009 to Present.
Health Law Section of the New Jersey Bar Association.
Medical Organizations
New Jersey Obstetrical and Gynecology Society: 1986 to Present. Council Member, 1988 – Present; Secretary, 1991 – 1993; Vice President, 1993 – 1994; President Elect, 1994 – 1995; President, 1995 – 1996.
Philadelphia Obstetrical Society: Member 1985 to 2014.
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, District III, New Jersey Chapter, Council Member, 1992 to Present.
American Society of Reproductive Medicine, 1984 – Present.
Philadelphia Area Reproductive Endocrine Society, 1992 – Present (Member, Board of Trustees, Since May 2009 – 2016 – President in 2015-2016).
West Jersey Medical Society, 1985 to 2013 (dissolution of the group): Secretary, 2003-2004; Treasurer, 2004-2005; Vice-President, 2006-2007; President, 2007-2008.
Reviewer for the State Board of Medical Examiners of the State of New Jersey, 1989 – Present.
Philadelphia Medical Club, 1995 to Present.
LaSalle University Alumni Organizations
La Salle University Medical Alumni Society, Secretary-Treasurer, 1986 – 1988; Vice President, 1988 – 1990; President, 1990 – 1992.
La Salle University Alumni Association, Board of Directors, 1990-2004: Chairman, Student Events Committee, 2000 – 2003; Alumni Association Treasurer, July 2003 – June 2004.

Lectures And Publications:

3/13/89 – “Laparoscopic Laser Surgery” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
4/10/89 – “Habitual Abortion” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
5/8/89 – “GnRH Agonists – Clinical Applications” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
7/10/89 – “Infertility Evaluation” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
8/14/89 – “Basics of Ovulation Induction” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
9/11/89 – “Endoscopic Surgery, Including Hysteroscopy and Pelviscopy” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
10/9/89 – “Hysterosalpingography, Vaginal Ultrasound, CT and MRI in Reproductive Medicine” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
11/13/89 – “Hyperprolactinemia – Assessment and Management” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
12/11/89 – “Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
1/8/90 – “Contemporary Management of Ectopic Pregnancy” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
4/9/90 – “Oral Contraceptives Update – 1990” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
6/11/90 – ” Hyperprolactinemia – Assessment and Management” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
12/1/90 – “The Menopause: Physiology, Symptoms and Treatment” – West Jersey Health System’s Annual Half Day Ob/Gyn Seminar at the Sheraton Post, Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
2/20/93 – “Habitual Abortion” – Assessment and Management” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
9/26/91 – “Advanced Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures” – Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey.
11/20/91 – “Chronic Pelvic Pain” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
1/30/92 – “Reproduction and Aging” – Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey.
2/19/92 – “Aging and Reproduction” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
3/23/92 – “Habitual Abortion” – as part of the Women’s Health Care Conference, Sponsored by Pennsylvania Hospital, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Aspen, Colorado, March 20 to 26, 1992.
3/24/92 – “Chronic Pelvic Pain” – as part of the Women’s Health Care Conference, Sponsored by Pennsylvania Hospital, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Aspen, Colorado, March 20 to 26, 1992.
5/28/92 – “Hysteroscopic Endometrial Ablation” – Grand Rounds, Department of Ob/Gyn, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, New Jersey.
6/6/92 – “Microendoscopy, The Dawning of a New Age” – at the 44th Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Obstetrics and Gynecology Society, Trump Plaza, Atlantic City, New Jersey.
6/17/92 – “Hirsutism, Assessment and Management, or Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
12/1/92 – “Endometrial Ablation” – Grand Rounds – Department of Ob/Gyn, Chilton Memorial Hospital, Pompton Plains, New Jersey.
12/8/92 – “Super Ovulation Using High Dose Gonadatropin Therapy” – Reproductive Endocrinology Conference, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
12/16/92 – “Microendoscopy and Office Laparoscopy” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
3/16/93 – “Hysteroscopic Endometrial Ablation” – Reproductive Endocrinology Conference, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
3/17/93 – “Hysteroscopic Endometrial Ablation” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
6/4/93 – “Androgen Excess” – at the 45th Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Obstetrics and Gynecology Society, Trump Plaza, Atlantic City, New Jersey.
7/16/93 – “Microendoscopy Under Local Anesthesia – Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy and Falloposcopy” and “Laparoscopic Balloon Cuff Salpingostomy” (video presentations)- Ob/Gyn Department Grand Rounds – John f. Kennedy Medical Center, Stratford, New Jersey.
8/27/93 – “Microendoscopy Under Local Anesthesia – Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy and Falloposcopy Using Medical Dynamics Medical Equipment” – First International Endoscopic Film Festival, AAGL, San Diego, California.
8/28/93 – “Laparoscopic Balloon Cuff Salpingostomy” – First International Endoscopic Film Festival, AAGL, San Diego, California.
9/8/93 – “Infertility Evaluation and Treatment – An Update” – Department of Nursing, West Jersey Health System. Sponsored by Serono Symposia.
10/22/93 – “Ovulatory Dysfunction” – Ob/Gyn Resident’s Conference – John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Stratford, New Jersey.
11/12/93 – “Microendoscopy Under Local Anesthesia – Laparoscopy, Hysteroscopy and Falloposcopy Using Medical Dynamics Medical Equipment” (video presentation and abstract) – World Congress of Gynecologic Endoscopy, AAGL 22nd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Ca.
11/13/93 – “Laparoscopic Balloon Cuff Salpingostomy” (video presentation and abstract) – World Congress of Gynecologic Endoscopy, AAGL 22nd Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Ca.
11/17/93 – “Modern Management of Uterine Leiomyomata” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Section of Reproductive Endocrinology – West Jersey Health System.
11/19/93 – “Operative Hysteroscopy and Endometrial Ablation” – Ob/Gyn Resident’s Conference – John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Stratford, New Jersey.
12/2/93 – “Multifetal Pregnancy Selective Termination – Medical and Ethical Aspects” with Ronald Librizzi, DO. and Mark Aita, SSJ., MD. – Grand Rounds – Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ.
1/5/94 – “Updating Endometrial Ablation” – Chilton Memorial Hospital – Dept. of Ob/Gyn, Pompton Plains, N.J.
3/4/94 – “Hirsutism – Assessment and Management – John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Stratford, N.J. – Dept. of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds.
3/10/94 – “Modern Management of Uterine Fibroids” – Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, N.J. – Dept. of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds.
3/14/94 – “Investigation of an Unexplained Markedly Elevated CA 125” – Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility – Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pa.
3/22/94 – “Medical and Surgical Management of Uterine Fibroids” – Englewood Hospital, Englewood, N.J. – Dept. of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds.
4/14/94 – “Advanced Laparoscopic Surgical Techniques” – Our Lady Of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, N.J. – Dept. of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds.
4/20/94 – Advanced Laparoscopic Surgical Techniques” – West Jersey Health System, Voorhees Division – Section of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
5/13/94 – “Medical and Surgical Management of Uterine Fibroids” – Elizabeth General Hospital, Elizabeth, N.J. – Dept. of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds.
6/14/94 – “Laparoscopic Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy” – a Dinner Forum held at The Stony Hill Inn for the Ob/Gyn department of Pascack Valley Hospital, Westwood, N.J.
11/11/94 – Moderator of Luncheon Round Table on “Operative Hysteroscopy” at the 23rd annual meeting of the International Meeting of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists held in New York, N.Y.
12/8/94 – “Risk of Ovarian Cancer with Ovulation Induction” – Our Lady Of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, N.J. Dept. of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds.
1/17/95 – “Modern Management of Uterine Fibroids” – Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Mount Holly, N.J. – Dept. of Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds.
11/11/95 – Moderator of Luncheon Round Table on Microlaparoscopy Under Local Anesthesia” at the 24th annual meeting of the International Meeting of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists held in Orlando, Florida.
3/26/96 – “Ovulation Induction with Nolvadex” – Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Thomas Jefferson University.
5/17/96 – “Operative Hysteroscopy” – Grand Rounds – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Robert Wood Johnson School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, N.J.
5/23/97 – “Advanced Operative Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy” – Grand Rounds – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Robert Wood Johnson School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, New Jersey.
6/18/97 – “Modern Management of Ectopic Pregnancy” – Grand Rounds – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Jersey Health System, Voorhees, New Jersey.
9/26/97 – Moderator of Luncheon Round table on “Microlaparoscopy under Local Anesthesia” at the 26th annual meeting of the International Meeting of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists held in Seattle, Washington.
-10/16/97 – “Microlaparoscopy” – Grand Rounds – Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey.
1/6/98 – “Microlaparoscopy, The Dawning of a New Age” – Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Mount Holly, New Jersey.
2/19/98 – “Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy” – Grand Rounds – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, New Jersey.
6/2/98 – “Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding” – Grand Rounds – Department of Family Medicine, West Jersey Health System, Voorhees, N.J.
6/24/98 “Ectopic Pregnancy – Diagnosis and Treatment Options” – Grand Rounds – Department of Family Medicine, West Jersey Health System, Voorhees, N.J.
1/6/98 “Microlaparoscopy Under Local/MAC” – Grand Rounds – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Mount Holly, N.J.
1/20/99 – “Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy” – Grand Rounds – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Jersey Health System, Voorhees, N.J.
4/10/99 – “Menstrual Physiology” – Greater Philadelphia Comprehensive Review Course in Obstetrics and Gynecology sponsored by Pennsylvania Hospital.
Jacobs, S.L., Burke, GV.: Endometrial Ablation. In Metzger, D.A.: Endometrium, Infertility and Reproductive Medicine Clinics. W.B. Saunders.
10/29/99 – “Microlaparoscopy and Transvaginal Hydrolaparoscopy” – Annual Meeting of District III of ACOG – Naples, Fla.
10/29/99 – “Uterine Artery Embolization – Counter Point” Annual Meeting of District III of ACOG – Naples, Fla.
2/1/00 – “Endoscopic Complications” – Grand Rounds, Ob/Gyn Department, Chilton Memorial Hospital, Pompton Plains, N.J.
2/15/00 – “Transvaginal Hydrolaparoscopy” – Grand Rounds, Ob/Gyn Department, Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Mount Holly, N.J.
6/8/00 – “Endoscopic Complications” – Grand Rounds, Ob/Gyn Department, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Paterson, N.J.
8/16/00 – “Clinical Diagnosis of Chronic Pelvic Pain” – Grand Rounds, Ob/Gyn Department, Columbus Hospital, Newark, N.J.
10/14/00 – “Transvaginal Hydrolaparoscopy” – American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, District III meeting – Philadelphia, Pa.
11/18/00 – “Endoscopic Complications” – Luncheon Round Table – World Congress of Gynecologic Endoscopy, AAGL 29th Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida.
1/4/01 – “Infertility Work Up and Therapy in 2001” – Grand Rounds, Ob/Gyn Department, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, N.J.
1/30/02 – “Chronic Pelvic Pain” – Grand Rounds, Department of Family Medicine, Virtua Health System, Voorhees, N.J.
5/6/04 – “Management of Polycystic Ovarian Disease – New Concepts” – Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, N.J.
3/16/05 – “The Law and Reproductive Medicine” – Department of Ob/Gyn, Virtua-West Jersey, Voorhees, N.J.
11/1/07 – “The DaVinci Robot: Revolutionizing Gynecologic Surgery” – Gerald V. Burke, M.D. and Howard Saul, D.O. – Grand Rounds – Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, N.J.
5/1/08 – “The Anatomy of a Medical Malpractice Law Suit – What Every Defendant Needs to Know.” – Gerald V. Burke, M.D. – Grand Rounds – Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, N.J.
12/11/14 – “Not all Androgen Excess in Women is PCOS: Determining the Etiology of Elevated Androgens to Optimize the Clinical Response.” – Gerald V. Burke, M.D. – Grand Rounds – Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, N.J.
3/2/16 – “What to Expect When a Medical Malpractice Suit is Filed Against You.” – Gerald V. Burke, M.D. Esq. – Ob/Gyn Department Grand Rounds – Virtua Voorhees Hospital.

Surgical Tutorials

1. Clara Mas Hospital – Endometrial Ablation – Joseph Parlavechia, MD.
2. Clara Mas Hospital – Endometrial Ablation – Joseph Parlavechia, MD.
– Hysteroscopic Uterine Septum resection – Joseph Parlavechia, MD.
3. 1/6/94 – Chilton Memorial Hospital, Pompton Plains, N.J.:
– Arthur Suffrin, MD., Hysteroscopic Endometrial Ablation.
– Arthur Suffrin, MD., Hysteroscopic Endometrial Polyp resection.
– Kenneth Garret, MD., Hysteroscopic Endometrial Ablation.
– Steven Domnitz, MD., Operative laser laparoscopy with lysis and resection of pelvic adhesions.
4. 6/15/94 – Pascack Valley Hospital, Westwood, N.J.:
– Rama Ponamgi, M.D. – Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy.
– Marianne Styles, M.D. – Hysteroscopic Resection of Intrauterine Adhesions, Laparscopic removal of bilateral Hydatid Cysts.