Meet Dr. Burke

Dr. Stephen BurkeDr. Stephen Hoover Burke is from Paulding, OH. He moved to Defiance, OH  in 1951 and attended Defiance High School and graduated in 1965.  Dr. Burke married Christine Pixler in 1965. They have two children, Mark and Timothy, and four grandchildren.

Dr. Burke attended Ohio State University and graduated from the Ohio State College of Dentistry in 1972.  He moved back to Defiance in 1972 and set up practice with his father, R.S. Burke and his brother, Robert S. Burke, Jr.  His father retired in 1980 and his brother passed in 2013. The practice was sold to Dr. Daniel Whittaker in 2014.  He continues to work for Whittaker Family Dental.