Dr. Burkhardt grew up in southeast Ohio and got his bachelors degree from Ohio State University in 2010, majoring in Human Nutrition and Exercise Science. He then attended Life University and graduated with his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2014.
He started his chiropractic career in Pensacola, Florida in 2014. After 2 years as an associate, he opened a practice outside of New Orleans, Louisiana with a friend from chiropractic school. After growing the business for 5 years, he sold his share of the practice and moved his family back to where his heart felt was home, Pensacola.
Dr. Burkhardt has an Advanced Certification in Whiplash and Traumatic Brain Injuries from the Spine Institute of San Diego, Chiropractic Biophysics Certification, a published case study, is certified in elastic therapeutic taping and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization. He is also an independent medical examiner, has worked with NFL Saints players, passed all parts of the Chiropractic National Board Exams, is proficient in radiology and certified to practice chiropractic in Florida and Louisiana. He is member of the Florida Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Burkhardt and his wife moved back to Pensacola Florida at the end of 2020 where they felt a calling to a community that better fit their lifestyle. Dr. Burkhardt and his wife Meghan welcomed their first son to Pensacola in September of 2022!
During his free time, Dr. Burkhardt enjoys running, working out at the YMCA, attending Ice Flyers and Wahoo's games, listening to local live music, enjoying the beach, fishing, surfing, and exploring Pensacola's ever expanding craft brewing scene with his wife, new son Oliver, and two pups.