Dr. Burtch was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated magna cum laude double majoring in chemistry and biology from Ashland University. He fulfilled his boyhood dream of becoming a doctor when he completed medical school at the College of Medicine at the University of Toledo.
Dr. Burtch returned to Cleveland and completed his internship and residency at University Hospitals/Case Medical Center in Internal Medicine. He stayed at the same institution to complete his fellowship in Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism. He is board certified in his specialty.
Dr. Burtch has been fortunate to be working at Your Diabetes Endocrine Nutrition Group since finishing his training in 2007. He has been active in the community giving medical presentations on various Endocrine topics to his fellow physicians and the community. Dr. Burtch volunteers regularly at the Lake County Free Clinic where he treats those in need who have diabetes. Dr. Burtch was recently featured in Cleveland Magazine as a top Doctor in Endocrinology as voted on by his peers.
In his spare time, Dr. Burtch enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time outdoors. He enjoys these activities most with his wife Kate and their children Benjamin, Brendan, and Anna.