Dr. Adam Burkey, MD

Dr. Adam Burkey, MD

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Age 47
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Dr. Adam Burkey, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Olympia, WA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in pain medicine.Read his story

2950 Limited Ln NW

Olympia, WA 98502

Contact Information

(206) 538-6300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Burkey performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Burkey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burkey "Dr. Burkey was raised in Pennsylvania. He went to college in the Berkshire mountains of Massachusetts and attended Georgetown University Medical School. After medical school, Dr. Burkey took two extra years to conduct laboratory research on neuroscientific mechanisms of pain. Notably funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Next he had the opportunity for a medical internship in New York City. Then, a three year residency in neurology at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Burkey eventually returned to Philadelphia to complete a fellowship in Pain Management at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Burkey also obtained his master's degree in epidemiology, measuring pain and neuropathy in cancer patients. Dr. Burkey spent more than seven years at Penn and then opened his own private practice. In 2015, Dr. Burkey moved to the State of Washington and is the Managing Partner of Pain Care Physicians, PLLC and Medical Director of Anesis Spine & Pain Care. In addition, Dr. Burkey is the Vice-Chair of Pain & Palliative Care Section for the American Academy of Neurology and also on the Education Committee of the North American Neuromodulation Society. Dr. Burkey's focus is to bring a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to the treatment of chronic pain that limits opioids and improves functional quality of life."
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1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

47  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
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11  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • St Luke's Roosevelt Hsp Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burkey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burkey's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burkey to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Burkey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My late wife was a patient of Dr. Burkey at Penn Pain ~2011/2012. His performance, compassion, friendliness, professional competence & expertise were second to none! He was extremely thorough, discussing and explaining every procedure & option. He successfully and thoroughly treated my wife's...more
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I saw him in Phoenixville, PA. He was so arrogant and into himself. He accused me of buying my pain medication off the streets because my tests were coming back higher than they should. I told him my body metabolizes medications differently. All he had to do to confirm it was to order a genetic...more
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Dr Burkey is a man that is so into himself, and will not listen to your true needs he's more interested in trying to impress the staff at his new job ( especially the female staff ) he accuse s you of things that are so not true and so unwilling to try and figure out the real truth.... He's a very...more
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