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Board certified in pediatric dentistry, Dr. Linda Burke has directed her own private practice in Harlingen, Texas, since 2002. Born and raised in Harlingen, Dr. Linda Burke draws on her familiarity with the city to better serve her clients and to shape the community in her capacities as Board Member of the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce and Planned Parenthood’s Harlingen Clinic. After completing high school, Linda Burke stayed in Texas, earning a Bachelor’s degree in General Biology from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. While completing her undergraduate studies, she served in several roles on campus, including Biochemistry Research Assistant and Molecular Biology Proctor, and despite a busy schedule, Linda Burke earned dean’s list honors and became a President’s Ambassador. Having proven herself hard-working and bright, Linda Burke entered the University of Texas (UT) Health Science Center at Houston in 1990 and studied dentistry. Additionally, she proctored the Texas State Board Dental Exam and helped other students in various capacities as a Mentor and Dental Anatomy Tutor. After completing a Doctor of Dental Surgery, Dr. Linda Burke served for two years as a Dental Hygienist at the Dental Office of Liliana Janer, D.D.S. in Richmond, Texas, before attending the San Antonio branch of the UT Health Science Center. Enrolled at the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the Center, Dr. Linda Burke studied for two more years and achieved a certificate in pediatric dentistry. With her additional specializations, she returned to Harlingen, where she accepted employment as a Pediatric Dentist with Su Clinica Familiar. More than two years later, she decided to establish her own practice, Dr. Linda T. Burke, D.D.S., P.A. Dr. Linda Burke supports organizations that assist children, such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, which grants wishes to young people with life-threatening illnesses, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America of Harlingen, which strives to inspire and enable children to reach their full potentials.

Work experience

Mar 2002Present

Pediatric Dentist

Linda T. Burke, DDS PA

Education

19901994

DDS

University of Texas
19821986

BS

St Mary’s University