University of Nebraska Medical Center

Adam F. Burdorf, DO

Fellowship Program Director, Cardiovascular Disease
Associate Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Medical Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
Medical Director for the Cardiovascular Progressive Care Unit

Adam F. Burdorf, DO
Dr. Burdorf completed his medical degree and a master of anatomy degree at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Burdorf completed his internal medicine residency, a cardiology fellowship and an advanced heart failure fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He has skills in or research interests in right heart catheterization, left heart catheterization, endomyocardial biopsy, echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, direct current cardioversion, temporary pacemaker insertion, intraaortic balloon pump, mechanical circulatory support (LVAD, ECMO, Total Artificial Heart), CardioMEMS, and cardiac transplantation.


  • Medical School: Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center, 2009
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, UNMC College of Medicine, 2012
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, UNMC College of Medicine, 2015
  • Fellowship: Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, UNMC College of Medicine, 2016
  • Certifications
    Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Cardiovascular Disease
    Internal Medicine