Dr. Alan Burshell, MD

Dr. Alan Burshell, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Alan Burshell, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • 18 More

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Dr. Burshell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burshell treats Osteoporosis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Burshell treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Diabetes Counseling
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burshell performs Diabetes Counseling more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Burshell performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burshell treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Burshell treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Burshell's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Acromegaly and Gigantism
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Craniopharyngioma
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Diabetic Retinopathy
Female Infertility
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Klinefelter Syndrome
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Potassium Deficiency
Proteinuria
Retina Diseases
Rickets
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Burshell's special interests include metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, and diabetes outcomes. He is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology and has been on staff at Ochsner since 1981. Dr. Burshell graduated magna cum laude fro...

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1981
Stanford University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Michael Reese Hospital
Residency Hospital
1976
Michael Reese Hospital
Internship Hospital
1975
Temple University School of Medicine
Medical School
1981
1979
1976
1975

Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian

Awards

Dr. Burshell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Burshell

3.9

Based on 11 reviews

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The first time I saw him, before blood work was even done he said I did not have anything wrong with my thyroid. Then the blood work showed I have Hashimoto's and also a low T3 level. I tried to discuss the T3 level and he totally dismissed me. For some reason, just like a lot of...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Community Health Network
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
Humana Veterans
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
National Healthcare Alliance
National Preferred Provider Network
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
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