A board certified ophthalmologist and eye surgeon, Dr. Burcham graduated from the University of Missouri Medical School with clinical and academic honors in 1975. He conducted his internship in Family Practice at the University of Alabama and his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Colorado. He has continued his education through many post graduate courses.
Dr. Burcham specializes in medical and surgical treatment of the eye . He is a member of the American Medical Association, Colorado Medical Society, Colorado Society of Eye Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Burcham believes in giving back to the local and world communities. He donates his time once a month to see indigent patients at the DenverStout Street Clinic. Each year, he helps organize medical mission trips to Panama and other countries in Central America. Accompanied by his wife Vickie, other volunteer medical staff, and lay volunteers from his church, Dr. Burcham performs over 70 cataract surgeries on each trip. The patients walk for miles to receive this free care which would otherwise be unavailable to them. Many are blind and are given the blessed gift of sight.
Dr. Burcham enjoys Colorado's abundance of outdoor activities by spending time with his family. He and his wife are active members of their church.