Dr Umar Burney was born in Madison, Wisconsin. His parents were both in teaching profession and they inculcated an importance for learning and education. Living abroad during his high school years, he had the unique opportunity to graduate with a Secondary Education Certification from the University of Cambridge, England.

Dr Umar Burney attended Saint George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada. He completed his internship and orthopedic surgical residency at Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Dr Umar Burney completed a Sports Medicine/Joint Replacement fellowship under the tutelage of Drs. Leland Winston and Thomas Clanton at the University of Texas Houston Medical School. He spends as much time as possible with his family and enjoys reading, soccer and running.

Office Contact Information

Orthopedic Specialists of Dallas
1005 W. Ralph Hall Pkwy #227
Rockwall, TX 75032

P 972-771-8111
F 972-771-8103

Dr. Burney's Website

Areas of Interests

  • Sports Medicine, Joint Replacement


  • Medical School – St. George University School of Medicine
  • Internship – Louisiana State University, Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Residency, Served as chief resident – Louisiana State University, Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowship – Sports Medicine/Joint Replacement fellowship at University of Texas at Houston

Affiliations & Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Society of Sports Medicine
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons

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