Dr. Burton Needles, MD

Dr. Burton Needles, MD

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Burton Needles, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Saint Louis, MO. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

607 S New Ballas Rd Ste 3300

Saint Louis, MO 63141

Contact Information

(314) 251-4400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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All Lymphoma
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more than 76% of peers
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
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more than 74% of peers
Nodular Lymphoma
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more than 39% of peers

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Specialties

  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Malignant Histiocytosis
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Loyola Univ Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Montefiore Einstein
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Rush Presby St Lukes Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Meml Sloan Kettering
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Montefiore Einstein
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Needles has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Needles' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Needles to family and friends
3.4
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Needles' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Needles accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred HMO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Needles has admitting privileges

Mercy Hospital St. Louis
615 S New Ballas Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63141
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Mercy Hospital Washington
901 E 5th St
Washington, MO 63090
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