Dr. Burke reported 8 cases of Kabuki syndrome in 1995 in the following article: "Kabuki Syndrome: Underdiagnosed Recognizeable Pattern in Cleft Palatei Patients." Leah W. Burke, M.D. and Marilyn C. Jones, M.D. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, January 1995, Vol. 32 No.1, Pp. 77-84. Since that time she has diagnosed 3 more cases of Kabuki syndrome. Dr. Burke is a clinical geneticist and dysmorphologist boarded in Medical Genetics and Pediatrics. She is also involved in the teaching of medical students, nurses, residents and other health care workers.