After working as a computer software engineer at the Kennedy Space Center for seven years, Dr. Burkert made the decision to pursue veterinary medicine. He attended the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine where he earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree with honors. He then completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship and a Surgery Residency at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Blaine Burkert has a special interest in vertebral column disorders, cranial cruciate ligament disease, and arthritis.
In his spare time, Dr. Burkert can be found scuba diving or riding motorcycles.