Dr. Christopher S. Burress, DO

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Dr. Christopher S. Burress, DO

Internal Medicine | Male

(931) 729-0038

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"Our mission is to provide caring evidence based medicine to children and adults of all ages". Our practice is a...
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Dr. Burress accepts 14 insurance carriers

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14 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of Tennessee
  • MultiPlan
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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4.5 based on 89 responses
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Experience with Dr. Burress
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (89)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (89)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (89)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (89)
Dr. Burress' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (88)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (88)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (89)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (78)
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in Dickson, TN |
I Over a year ago,I was having some back problems My then doctor acted like he was going to help me so he referred me to a sports medicine clinic and after taking Xrays I was handed a script that had written on it. Refer to Chiropractor and was told when my insurance company called me with the name of a chiropractor to give the Sports medicine clinic a call and I was ignored and left standing in the hall. I was devastated to say the least. So I got rid of my PCP and went to Dr Burress.
in Centerville, TN |
He seems like he's a decent dr, but my husband and I are not ok with the current immunization schedule for personal, close to home reasons. The whole time I was in the examination room with my 4 month old, he berated me about this! He was very pushy and asked multiple times if I was going to get him vaccinated. How he even managed to listen to his lungs is beyond me. If your a parent like me go see Dr. Mary McNeal in Dickson.
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Burn Injuries
  • Callus
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Corn
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Difficult-to-Control Hypertension
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Genital Warts
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Pediatric Attention Deficit (ADD)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Skin Lesion

Procedures Performed

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • Abdominal Paracentesis
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Allergy Shots
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Behavior Modification
  • Biopsy
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Breast Exam
  • Breastfeeding Counseling
  • Breath Testing
  • Bullectomy
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Burn Care Services
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Casting
  • CDL Physical Examination
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Cervical Injection
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • Congenital Heart Surgery
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Cystectomy
  • Depo-Provera® Birth Control Shot
  • Diet Counseling
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Employment Physical Examination
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Planning Services
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Gram Stain
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hospice Care Services
  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Insurance Physical Examination
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • IV Therapy
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Laceration Repair
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Mole Removal
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Neonatal Care
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Paracentesis
  • Pediatric EKG (Electrocardiogram, ECG)
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Primary Care for Adolescents
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Removal of Condyloma
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stitches
  • Stress Test
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • X-Ray

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

  • 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

  • Medical School
    Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of South Alabama-Internal Medicine/ Pediatrics

    Completed in 2006

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of South Alabama-Internal Medicine / Pediatrics

    Completed in 2009

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Tennessee At Martin

    Graduated in 2001

  • Other Education
    University Of South Alabama / Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Chief Resident

    Completed in 2009

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • National Health Service Corps Scholar, 2005
    • Tennessee Primary Care Association's - Practitioner of the Year Award, 2010
    • Avalon Hospice Medical Director Award, 2011
    • Victor Benator Award - Award for Top Teaching Housestaff in Internal Medicine, 2009
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Burress' Office & Staff

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Dr. Burress' Care Philosophy

"Our mission is to provide caring evidence based medicine to children and adults of all ages". Our practice is a solo practice consisting of Dr. Burress and his staff which means you will always get special attention and care provided by the same Doctor and nurse. Our clinic prides themselves in caring for all patients regardless of their ability to pay and working to improve patient clinical outcomes. A Med/Peds clinic is an advanced outpatient facility that can provide care for all ages.