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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 62

9301 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75231
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Dr. Burkhead Jr.'s Experience

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Dr. Burkhead Jr.'s Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
8200 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX 75231
North Central Surgical Center
9301 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75231

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WB Carrell Memorial Clinic
Carrell Clinic
9301 N Central Expy
Dallas, TX 75231
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W.B. Carrell Memorial Clinic
9301 N Central Expy Ste 400
Dallas, TX 75231
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    Dr. Burkhead Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Replacement
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Or Upper Arm Arthritis
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
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    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Torticollis
    • Trigger Finger
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Complete in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    University Tex Health Scis Center
    Complete in 1983

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Tex Health Science Center
    Complete in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Burkhead Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • North Central Surgical Center

    • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    4.0
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    Dr. Burkhead Jr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.6 out of 5

    70 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    72 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    73 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    71 responses

    Experience with Dr. Burkhead Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.1 out of 5

    73 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4 out of 5

    73 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    73 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.8 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    WB Carrell Memorial Clinic
    Carrell Clinic
    9301 N Central Expy
    Dallas, TX 75231
    (214) 220-2468 (Office)
    (214) 397-1534 (Fax)
    B
    True Surgical Partners
    W.B. Carrell Memorial Clinic
    9301 N Central Expy Ste 400
    Dallas, TX 75231
    (214) 220-2468 (Office)
    (214) 720-1982 (Fax)
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