Executive Health

All appointments take place at our conveniently located West Ashley Medical Pavilion.

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Executive Health

MUSC Executive Health allows busy people to complete a comprehensive health assessment to address their health risks and medical needs.

About The Program

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Your time is valuable, and so is your health. The Executive Health Program at MUSC Health recognizes that and delivers busy people an efficient and thorough examination, focusing on early detection, lifestyle enhancement, and disease prevention, using the latest scientific advances and state-of-the-art diagnostic testing.

Our Goal

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Attention to detail and unsurpassed quality are hallmarks of the MUSC Executive Health exam. Our goal is to help you understand your existing health status; identify, reduce and eliminate health risks; and promote overall health and well-being. The premier comprehensive wellness and prevention examination performed by John Burk, M.D., and a team of MUSC Health experts is designed to identify health risks early, before they result in serious illness.

Core Services

Comprehensive Medical Examination

  • Review of medical history
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Audiometry (hearing) test
  • Pap test (for women only)

Preventive Screenings

  • Chest X-Ray to screen for spots on lungs or other irregularities
  • Spirometry to detect respiratory health and lung function
  • Exercise Stress Test to evaluate heart health

Comprehensive Lab Assessment

  • Urinalysis to detect kidney disease and infection
  • CBC with Differential to detect anemia, blood diseases, and infection
  • Comprehensive Metabolic Profile and a complete chemistry panel to detect kidney disease, diabetes, and liver disease
  • Lipid Panel to profile blood cholesterol levels
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone to detect an under or over-active thyroid
  • C-Reactive Protein (high-sensitivity) to detect an inflammatory marker that may show risk for coronary artery disease
  • Hepatitis C screening (if born between 1945 and 1965)
  • Prostate Specific Antigen to detect prostate cancer or prostate enlargement for males over 40 (PSA - for men only)

Additional Services

Screenings

  • CT calcium scoring
  • CT lung cancer screening
  • Carotid ultrasound
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm ultrasound screening
  • Mammogram (women only)
  • Echocardiogram
  • Colonoscopy
  • Fecal Immunochemical Test (FIT)
  • Comprehensive eye exam

Vaccines

  • COVID-19 (Pfizer)
  • Influenza
  • Influenza High Dose > 65 y/o
  • Prevnar-13 (Pneumonia)
  • Pneumovax (Pneumonia)
  • Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis)
  • Travel vaccine evaluation

MUSC Executive Health Physician William Burk, M.D.

 

 

Dr. John William BurkDr. William Burk is a primary care physician board-certified in Family Medicine. He has been called to care for thefamilies of our community and strives to provide individualized, compassionate care for each of his patients.

Dr. Burk enjoys forming long lasting relationships with his patients and cares for people of all ages, from pediatrics to geriatrics. He specializes in preventive care and the treatment of both acute and chronic illnesses. Dr. Burk performs annual physicals, wellness visits, sports physicals, executive health exams, acute care visits, chronic care managementand minor in-office procedures.

Originally from Columbia, South Carolina, Dr. Burk completed his medical degree in Charleston at the MedicalUniversity of South Carolina. He continued his education by completing the Trident/MUSC Family Medicine residency program, with a special interest in Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine. Today, he lives in West Ashley, where he enjoys spending time with his family and enjoying the outdoors.

 

To schedule your Executive Health exam, please contact the MUSC Executive Health Program Coordinator by email or calling 843-876-8470. Appointments are available on Mondays and Fridays.