Dr. Robert Burke
As a licensed optometrist, Dr. Burke has spent the last 24 years practicing primary care and some secondary care optometry. He is certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease and is currently licensed in the states of Missouri and Oklahoma. Dr. Burke received three bachelor’s degrees from North Carolina State University in 1990 when he graduated with a triple major in microbiology, chemistry, and biochemistry. After enrolling in Pennsylvania College of Optometry, he received another bachelors degree in visual sciences and graduated in 1994 with a doctorate of optometry. With this background, Dr. Burke is trained to recognize a range of health issues; such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes and hypertension.
Dr. Burke works hard to stay current on the latest advances in eye health and vision care and regularly attends continuing education seminars and advanced training courses. It is because of Dr. Burke’s dedication to continuing education that our Grove patients receive the most modern and progressive vision care available.
Dry eye is one of the most common problems seen by eye care practitioners. In fact, 1 out of every 5 American adults suffer from dry eye discomfort. Dr. Burke, having had problems with dry eyes himself, understands this and as an ocular surface disease specialist, he understands how to manage and treat dry eyes. Dr. Burke’s interest lies in a meaningful relationship with God and with his family. He is married and they have been blessed with two children. He also has interest in organic gardening, country living, and a healthy lifestyle. He likes spending time helping his children with their music as well as playing his saxophone.
Dr. Caleen Burke
Caleen Burke, O.D. has worked as the business manager, handling public relations, credentialing, human resources, and health lecture coordinator for Burke Eyecare. Dr. Caleen worked as an optometrist for 10 years, after graduating from Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1997. After this, she became a full-time homeschool educator. During that time, Dr. Caleen took a keen interest in learning about disease, causes, and simple natural remedies to aid the body in the healing process. She has learned about the eight simple laws of health given to us by our Creator and she has a passion for sharing this knowledge with anyone who will listen. Dr. Caleen currently works part time as an optometrist and has been the main speaker for Burke Eyecare’s health seminars. She supports her husband and the other members of the staff in any way that is needed. She finds great enjoyment in working outdoors in the garden and finds it a real treat to serve a meal with produce fresh from the garden.
Watch one of Dr. Caleen Burke’s health talks at the Grove Public Library.