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Dr. Brenda Burke, DO

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 49

Dr. Burke

Dr. Brenda Burke, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Newport, RI and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1999 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(401) 845-3800

Dr. Burke accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
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Dr. Burke's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burke treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Burke treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burke treats Arthritis more than 91% of her peers

Dr. Burke treats this condition more than 91% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Fibromyalgia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burke treats Fibromyalgia more than 87% of her peers

Dr. Burke treats this condition more than 87% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia

Dr. Burke's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Brenda Burke, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Newport, RI and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1999 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

Roger Williams Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2002
Roger Williams Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2000
Berkshire Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1999
New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
2002
2000
1999

Awards

Dr. Burke's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Burke

2.8

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
38.888888888888886%
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4 Stars
5.555555555555555%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
1 Star
50%
(9)

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Whenever I read a negative review on any doctor; especially Dr. Brenda Burke;....I wonder on the intelligence of the patient or her helping staff. More than likely...inefficient. Dr. Burke is one of the best doctors in the state of RI. Newport staff is the best. Always considerate and providing...Read More
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my primary physician (lifespan group) had referred me to Dr. Burkes office. This was about 2 months ago. After multiple calls and voicemails left by both myself and my primary providers office staff (spanning about 4 weeks) no one had returned any of our calls, finally, they answered a call placed...Read More
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Excellent in every way
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Dr. Burke is a very knowledgeable and caring physician. I have and would recommend her to anyone. She always calls if I voice any concerns or have any questions via email or telephone
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Dr. Burke is one of the more caring doctors I have dealt with since my recent medical issues have surfaced (8 months/6 doctors). She met with for over 45 minutes, listening and offering suggestions and ideas. She also followed up with personal calls explaining blood work to me in detail. I would...Read More
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