Emily Lifsey Burke, MD


  • 1996-2000 University of Southern Mississippi – Hattiesburg, MS
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology with Summa Cum Laude honors
  • Honors College degree- completed Senior Thesis Research Project
  • 2000-2004 Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, LA Doctorate of Medicine


  • 2004-2005 LSU Department of Surgery- New Orleans, LA General Surgery Internship
  • 2005-2009 LSU Department of Otorhinolaryngology- New Orleans, LAOtolaryngology residency


  • Diplomate- American Board of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery – 2010
  • Professional Memberships/Honors
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
  • Louisiana State Medical Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society, 2003
  • Winner of LSU Department of Otolaryngology Resident Research Day – 2007


  • Arriaga MA, Chen DA, Burke EL. Hydroxyapatite cement cranioplasty in translabyrinthine acoustic neuroma surgery- update. Otology & Neurotology 28(4): 538-40, Jun 2007.
  • Nuss DW, Burke EL. Schwannomas of the Skull Base. Comprehensive Management of Skull Base Tumors. 1st ed. Informa, NY. 2009.
  • Burke EL, Walvekar RR, Lin J, Hagan J, Kluka E. Common Agents Use to Unblock Tympanostomy Tubes: An Ex Vivo Study and Review of the Literature 73(12): 1725-28, Dec 2009.