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Meher Burki, MD

Meher Burki, MD Physician

Dr. Burki is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Meher Burki

Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016, 2017 and 2018 issues

Clinical Specialties


  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 2018
  • Internal Medicine, 2011
  • Medical Oncology, 2014

Clinical Expertise:

  • All Cancer Types
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Blood Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colon Tumors
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • HELLP Syndrome
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Managing Cancer Treatment Side Effects
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia (WM)
  • White Blood Cell Disorders
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Aga Khan University Medical College
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Fellowship: Fox Chase Cancer Center


The American College of Physicians, National The American Society of Clinical Oncology, National The American Society of Hematology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Burki is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Shaikh T, Burki M, Wang LS, Egleston B, Hoffman JP, Cohen SJ, Meyer JE.: Identifying factors impacting subsequent gemcitabine dose intensity in patients undergoing chemoradiation for locally advanced pancreatic cancer. ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium : 2015.

Shaikh T, Burki M, Egleston BL, Wang L, Cohen SJ, Meyer JE.: Defining The Optimal Sequencing of Chemotherapy (Cx) and Radiation (RT)in Patients (pts) with locally advanced Pancreatic Cancer ASTRO Annual Meeting : 2014.

Skarbnik AP, Burki M, Pro B.: Peripheral T-cell lymphomas: a review of current approaches and hopes for the future. Frontiers in oncology 3 : 138,2013.

Alkhouli M, Burki M, Ward L.: Myxedema Coma Complicated by Herpes Encephalitis. Regional SGIM : 2010.

Burki M, Telivala B, George G, Gupta A, Padmanabhan S, Ali A.: Impact of Race on Survival Outcomes in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Temple University School of Medicine Research Symposia : 2009.

Usmani S, Bhaila I, Burki M, Farook M, Siddiqi H, Sophie M.: Middle Aged Woman with Acute Onset Chest Pain. Temple University School of Medicine's Sol Sherry Honor Society : 2009.

Usmani S, Bhaila I, Burki M, Farook M, Siddiqi H, Sophie, M.: Awareness, Attitudes and Understanding Regarding Epilepsy in the People Presenting to a Tertiary Care Hospital. Community Health Center - Aga Khan University : 2004.

Barnes KC, Caraballo L, Munoz M, Zambelli-Weiner A, Ehrlich E, Burki M, Jimenez S, Mathias RA, Stockton ML, Deindl P, Mendoza L, Hershey GK, Nickel R, Wills-Karp M.: A novel promoter polymorphism in the gene encoding complement component 5 receptor 1 on chromosome 19q 13.3 is not associated with asthma and atopy in three independent populations. Clinical and 5 (34): 736-744,2004.

Munoz M, Zambelli-Weiner A, Grant A, Lorenzo M, Ehrlich E, Burki M, Li Gao L, Ye S, Beaty TH, Garcia JGN, Barnes KC.: Association between a variant in the gene encoding myosin light chain kinase (MLCK) and asthma and atopy. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2 (113): S206,2004.

Burki M.: Association Between A Varient in the Gene Encoding MLCK and Asthma and Allergy Presented Research work in departmental rounds at the Asthma and Allergy Center at John Hopkins University : 2003.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Hematology/Oncology
Suite 201
440 East Marshall Street

West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: (610) 738-2500
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)