Dr. Barbara Burtness, MD

Dr. Barbara Burtness, MD

Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Barbara Burtness, MD is an oncology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in oncology.

333 Cottman Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Oral Cancer
very high
more than 89% of peers
Head and Neck Cancer
more than 84% of peers
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Burtness's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

46  Conditions Treated


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Stony Brook Univ Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Meml Sloan Kettering Canc C
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burtness has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burtness' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burtness to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Burtness' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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