Peter C. Burger, MD

Peter C. Burger, MD Peter C. Burger, MD

Born in New Jersey, Dr. Burger grew up in Chicago and attended Oberlin College in Ohio. His medical training began at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago and completed at Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC after a combined residency in anatomic pathology and fellowship in neuropathology. He remained at Duke as a faculty member for twenty years until he accepted a position of Professor of Pathology, Oncology, and Neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Burger has had a special interest in brain and spinal cord tumors in children, being a reviewer of select protocols for the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), and before that for CNS tumor protocols of the Pediatric Oncology Group. Dr. Burger maintains an active consult practice as reviewer of CNS tumors, and maintains close relationships with oncology programs and pathology departments at many pediatric hospitals. While not in a position to give clinical advice, he is always willing to speak with parents about pathological issues.

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