Dr. Burton received his medical degree from the University of Colorado in 1981.
Dr. Burton is certified by the American Board of Family Practice and is
a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (the organization’s
highest educational distinction). He has been practicing family and sports
medicine at Boulder Creek Family Medicine since 1986.
Dr. Burton is also board certified in sports medicine and frequently sees
patients at the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine. Dr. Burton is team
physician for the University of Colorado men's basketball team and
served as the team physician for Fairview High School for more than 20
years. He also volunteers his medical expertise to the US Olympic Committee.
A native of Georgia, Dr. Burton enjoys running, hiking, snorkeling, snowboarding
and Shotokan Karate. He and his wife, Jenny, have two sons and a daughter.