Dr. Burke Brooks, MD

Dr. Burke Brooks, MD

OncologyMaleAge 67

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(225) 228-3596

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Dr. Burke Brooks, MD is a Oncology Specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge and Baton Rouge General - Mid City Campus. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Brooks to book an appointment.

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(225) 228-3596
17050 Medical Center Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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Dr. Brooks' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Brooks

4.2

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What went well
  • Office environment (18)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (16)
  • Explained conditions well (16)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (4)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
  • Appointment was rushed (3)
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He was unprepared for our visit. Asked why we were there. Abrupt manner in which he delivered a death sentence to my family member. Didn’t examine her or answer all her questions. Finally, found all her records and just sat there and read the reports. Left feeling hopeless and felt the need for a second opinion.
What went well
  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
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Dec 11, 2020
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Dr Brooks uses intimidation to force his way even when he is very wrong. He does not care at all about any opinion or thought other than his own. He would not look us in the face when speaking to us as he barreled through the appointment. He refused to answer any questions we had and left my husband feeling hopeless about his condition when we still had treatment options that Dr Brooks would not address. Dr Brooks refuses to make accommodations for the Deaf community through the Covid pandemic and outright argued with me in a waiting room because I could not understand him. I really can’t speak to his skill as a physician because he never attempted to treat, just send away.
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No results
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jul 28, 2020
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He filled in for another oncologist before my chemo, but apt. had been scheduled for quite some time.. He did not even take the time to look up my electronic chart before entering exam room - knew nothing about my treatment nor condition. Was ok with a couple of questions, but after that, it was clear that he was not interested in any more questions. I would not recommend him as I feel this attitude reflects poorly upon his professionalism and sincere interest in the patient's well-being.
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Nov 30, 2017
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I have had great experiences with Dr Brooks, he has been on top of my diagnosis and has provided me with informed resources and information, and has been very involved in preventative testing.
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yolanda marshall in Baton Rouge, LA – Feb 09, 2016
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He is very experienced with his profession very friendly and helpful with all questions I have about my cancer. He goes above and beyond expectation for my Dr.
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Calvin costanza in holden – Dec 29, 2015
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Dr. Brooks' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brooks treats Anemia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Brooks treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
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Secondary Malignancies
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brooks treats Secondary Malignancies more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Brooks treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brooks treats Lung Cancer more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Brooks treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
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Dr. Brooks' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Screening
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chordoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Eye Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lobular Carconima
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sezary's Disease
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Dr. Brooks accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Choice Plus POS II
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Community Health Choice
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
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
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Preferred Provider Network
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Principal Financial Group
Special Needs Plan
Special Needs Plan SNP
Three Rivers Provider Network
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options
Options PPO
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Brooks has been on staff at Ochsner since 1987. His leadership positions include Chief of Medicine, Chief of Medical Subspecialties, Chairman of the...Read more

Biography

Dr. Burke J. Brooks earned his medical degree from LSU. He completed his residency at Charity Hospital in New Orleans and his fellowship at the National...Read more

Specialties

  • Oncology

Education

National Cancer Institute - Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Research Center
Fellowship Hospital
Charity Hospital New Orleans, Louisiana State University Medical Center - New Orleans, LA
Residency Hospital
Charity Hospital New Orleans, Louisiana State University Medical Center - New Orleans, LA
Internship Hospital
Louisiana State University School of Medicine - New Orleans, LA
Medical School
1975
New Orleans
Undergraduate School
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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Burke Brooks, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (225) 228-3596, and for other questions, call (504) 842-3910.

Does Dr. Burke Brooks, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Brooks has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Burke Brooks, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Burke Brooks, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Brooks' profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Burke Brooks, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Burke Brooks, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Brooks frequently treats Anemia, Secondary Malignancies, and Lung Cancer. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Brooks treats.

Where is Dr. Burke Brooks, MD's office located?

Dr. Brooks' office is located at 17050 Medical Center Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70816. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Brooks is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

Baton Rouge General - Mid City Campus

Baton Rouge, LA

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received