Community Hospital – Fairfax

Medical Staff

R. Aron Burke, M.D.

Dustin Carpenter, M.D.

Dr. R. Aron Burke was raised in Rock Port, Missouri. He attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He completed his residency through AHEC Northwest in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

He lives in Rock Port with his wife, Joanna, PNP, and their three children; Journi, Alex, and Aiden. Dr. Burke enjoys hunting, the outdoors and attending his children’s sporting events and supporting local junior and high school sports.

Dr. Burke is a board certified family physician who sees patients at the Rock Port Family Medicine Clinic as well as Community Hospital-Fairfax for inpatient care, endoscopies, obstetrics, and cesarean section deliveries.

In 2013, Dr. Aron Burke was named the Missouri Family Physician of the Year.

Dr. Dustin Carpenter joined the CH-F Medical Staff in August of 2014. He is a graduate of the family medicine residency program at the University of Nebraska. Dr. Carpenter practices the full scope of family medicine, including obstetrics.

Dr. Carpenter was born and raised in Rock Port, MO and is fulfilling a lifelong dream to return to Northwest Missouri to practice family medicine. He is the grandson of longtime Atchison and Holt County physician, Wally Carpenter M.D., so is no stranger to rural medicine. 

He has made his home in Rock Port with his wife, Annie, also an RN, and his daughter and son. In his free time, he enjoys watching sports especially the Kansas City Royals.