Dr. Burks was born in North Little Rock and grew up in Sherwood and Cabot. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. He then completed medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Burks then went on to complete his internship and residency in ophthalmology in Oklahoma City where he trained at the renowned Dean McGee Eye Institute.
Dr. Burks practices comprehensive ophthalmology and provides medical and surgical care for a variety of eye conditions. He specializes in cataract surgery and is also trained in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.
Dr. Burks is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Arkansas Ophthalmological Society, and the Arkansas Medical Society.
He lives in central Arkansas with his wife, Ashley, who is a hospital pharmacist. They enjoy spending time outdoors together with their dog, Samson. In his spare time, Dr. Burks enjoys spending time with family, hunting, fishing, running, playing golf, and being outdoors.