"At a community hospital like Doylestown Hospital, I personally do your surgery. I make the incision, perform the surgery, and close the incision myself."
--Charles Burrows, M.D.
Specialty: Reconstruction Orthopedics, Hip and Knee Replacement
Dr. Charles Burrows is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in joint reconstruction, specifically knee and hip replacement. Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery in 2001 and 2012, Dr. Burrows is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. In addition, he is a member of the Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society and the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and his medical degree in 1993 from the Temple University School of Medicine where he also was awarded the prestigious Lachman Award in Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Burrows completed his surgical internship in 1994 and residency in orthopedic surgery in 1998 at Temple University Hospital. He completed his fellowship in Adult Joint Reconstruction (replacement) at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and Pennsylvania Hospital in 1999.
Dr. Burrows joined Bucks County Orthopedic Specialists in 1999. He works at the Doylestown and Warrington offices. He is the Medical Director of the Orthopedic Institute and chairman of the Orthopedic Service Line at Doylestown Hospital. He has also been a presenter at a number of professional conferences and community events, speaking on such topics as gender-specific knee replacement and arthritis of the knee and hip.
He became interested in orthopedics following a high school sports injury. Since that time, his interest has gravitated toward knee and hip replacement and advancements in medical technology that have allowed him to perform less invasive procedures with more durable, longer lasting implants. In his almost 20 years of practice, he has performed thousand of knee and hip replacements. He has participated in major changes in joint replacement. Early in his career, patients were hospitalized for many weeks. Today, some of his patients return home the day of surgery!
In his spare time, Dr. Burrows enjoys spending time with his two children as well as surfing in the South Bay of Los Angeles and other spots including the Jersey Shore and locations throughout the world. He also enjoys hunting, motorcycling and rooting for Philadelphia sports teams-especially the Philadelphia Eagles football team!
Education & Training
- Board Certification: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
- Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania
- Residency: Temple University
- Medical School: Temple University
- Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley
Awards & Recognition
- Temple University School of Medicine Lachman Award in Orthopedic Surgery
Areas of Expertise
- Hip and Knee Replacement
- Reconstruction Orthopedics