Dr. Burgher pursued a stellar medical education at the University of Minnesota, where he earned a bachelor of science with magna cum laude honors and a medical degree with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors. He followed his medical degree with an internship, residency, and fellowship in Pain Management at the world-famous Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Dr. Burgher is double-board certified, in both Anethesiology and Pain Management, by the American Board of Anesthesiology.
Dr. Burgher is an interventional pain management specialist in Phoenix, AZ, where he specializes in treating individuals with chronic pain from conditions including herniated disc, sciatica, spinal stenosis, and degenerative disc disease.
In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Burgher is dedicated to innovation in the field of pain management. As such, Dr. Burgher serves as a clinical investigator and Director of Investigator Relations at the HOPE Research Institute, as well as Vice President for Clinical Innovations at a medical technological innovations organization that he co-founded.
Dr. Burgher is dedicated to clinical research advancing patient care and safety in the area of chronic pain management. He has been the lead author of various publications in peer-reviewed medical journals, as well as co-lead researcher in a human clinical trial supported by the National Institutes of Health. He believes that good doctors continue to seek out new opportunities to learn even after advanced training, and that the best teachers are patients.
Dr. Burgher’s passion for providing care to patients extends to his international work serving people in need. He helped provide health care services to underserved populations in Central America, and assisted in creating a primary care network. He also worked as an anesthesiologist in a Mexico City hospital as part of an effort to build upon a partnership with the Mayo Clinic.
When Dr. Burgher is not treating his patients he enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, SCUBA diving, travel, bicycling, camping and hiking.