About Dr. John Burke

John Burke MD is a cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College majoring in Biology and honors graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. Dr Burke trained for 3 years in Internal Medicine at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals in Atlanta, Georgia and is board certified in Internal Medicine. He has practiced for the past 25 years in central Maine and is the founding partner of MidMaine Internal Medicine.

Due to patient demand and interested in bringing the latest in technology to Maine, Dr Burke devoted several years to research and continuing medical education to learn the latest in laser and dermatologic technology. As a result, he established Maine Laser Skin Care in 2004.

Dr Burke has treated patients from all over Maine and New England as well as many summer visitors who have previously had similar treatments in Boston, Manhattan and Florida.

Dr Burke is one of the busiest practitioners in Maine in latest laser treatments as well in the use of Botox for upper facial lines and excessive sweating. He has been certified by the Allergan Corporation and the International Hyperhidrosis Society to administer Botox for these conditions. He has also been awarded a fellowship from the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS) for his work combating such conditions.

Dr Burke is also certified in the use of dermal fillers, including the newest Juvederm line of products, for deeper facial lines, especially in the lower face.

Dr Burke is also constantly reviewing the medical literature and attending national conferences on the topics of aesthetic dermatology to learn the latest advances that can be applied to the care of difficult skin conditions and to help patients feel better about their appearance and how they present themselves.

Our Staff

Denise M. Gidney LE is a Licensed Aesthetician with over 7 years of experience in the aesthetic industry. Following her graduation from the Spa Tech Institute in Westbrook, Maine, she has worked at Maine Laser Skin Care with specialities in skin consultations, chemical peels, and dermablading. Denise is additionally certified in Pellevé and Hydrafacial technologies. Denise has also graduated from CoolSculpting University, and is one of the most experienced providers of that service in the state of Maine.

Christine Burke is a registered nurse with nearly four decades experience. Educated at the Massachusetts General School of Nursing, Christine has served in a variety of healthcare settings including ICU, Occupational Health, and College Health. She has been specifically involved in Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dermatology for the past 15 years, and has been certified in administering Botox, dermal fillers, and laser procedures. She has also completed an in-depth mentoring program over the past several years, making her an accomplished aesthetic dermatology practitioner.

Tori Zimmerman has been an aesthetician for nearly a decade, and has been with Maine Laser Skin Care in Scarborough since its opening in March 2018. Tori's knowledge, skill, and attention to detail stand out in all her treatments. Personal attention to her clients' needs to help them achieve their skin care goals is what she loves most about her job at Maine Laser Skin Care. Tori is also a Certified CoolSculpting Provider, she is dedicated to improving her clients' overall appearance from head to toe, and really enjoys making people feel more confident as a result. Tori continues to stay abreast of new technology and products, keeping her clients educated and up to date on all aspects of skin care.

For more information contact:

Karen Wheeler
Practice Manager
Maine Laser Skin Care & Medi Spa
(207) 873-2158