Dr. John Kenneth Burkus , MD

General Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery

(229) 483-0055

Hughston Clinic
117 Oakland Pkwy
Leesburg, GA 31763


J. Kenneth Burkus graduated with honors from the Yale University School of Medicine and went on to complete his orthopaedic residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Newington Children's Hospital. Dr. Burkus completed a clinical trauma fellowship with the AO/ASIF group in Switzerland, and a spinal trauma and deformity fellowship at the Minnesota Spine Center in Minneapolis. He is a board-certified orthopaedist and member of numerous orthopaedic societies. Dr. Burkus has a special interest in both adult and pediatric deformities, including kyphosis and scoliosis. He also has special interest and training in adult degenerative cervical, low back conditions, spinal fractures and spinal cord injuries.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 40 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Yale University School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1979

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Medical Center Navicent Health
  • The Rehabilitation Center At Northside Medical Center
  • The Rehabilitation Center At Northside Medical Center
  • Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital

Specialties: General Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
  • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry CoventryOne - GA
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Burkus's Office Information

Fax: ( ,2) 229-4308
Website: hughston.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Burkus's Other Office Information

Hughston Clinic
6262 Veterans Pkwy
Columbus, GA 31909
(706) 324-6661

Fax:(706) 632-7670
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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