183 Peace Boulevard, Saint Joseph, MI 49085
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Dr. James R. Burczak

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Burczak is a native of Indiana and a graduate of the Purdue University of Pharmacy. He then attended medical school at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, graduating with honors. He received his orthopaedic training at Doctors' Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Following his orthopaedic surgery training he briefly practiced in Vermont before moving to Southwest Michigan in 1992. Dr Burczak has served as Chief of Surgery at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. He has been an Orthopaedic Board Examiner in the past.

He is a Fellow of the American Osteopathic Orthopedic Society, Michigan Orthopedic Society, Michigan State Medical Society and Berrien County Medical Society. Dr Burczak's professional interests include hip and knee reconstruction and trauma surgery.


  • Undergraduate: Purdue University of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, IN
  • Medical: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Downers Grove, IL


  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Doctors' Hospital, Columbus, OH

Professional Affiliations

  • American Osteopathic Orthopedic Society (Fellow)
  • Michigan Orthopedic Society (Fellow)
  • Michigan State Medical Society (Fellow)
  • Berrien County Medical Society (Fellow)
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Dr. Burczak

James R. Burczak, DO

Dr. Burczak specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopaedic conditions and performs several orthopaedic procedures including:

  • Hip Reconstruction
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Computer Assisted Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee & Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma Surgery