Rino Burkhardt graduated from the University of Zurich and received his doctorate from the Medical Faculty of the same University. He is an EFP (European Federation of Periodontology) certified specialist in periodontology and received his Masters degree from the Medical Faculty of the University of Berne (MAS in Periodontology).
Since 1996 he runs a private clinic in Zurich, limited to periodontology and implantology. Additionally, he is also an honorary professor at the University of Hong Kong and a senior lecturer at the University of Zurich. He is an active member of the Swiss Society of Periodontology (SSP), the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED), the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO), and Board member of the Swiss Society of Implantology (SGI).