Dr. David Burns, MD

Dr. David Burns, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Burns, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

902 Frostwood Dr Ste 307

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

(713) 467-7704

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Sjögren's Syndrome
more than 79% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
more than 78% of peers
Elbow Injuries
more than 72% of peers

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  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Vascular Disease


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  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (11/4/2005)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr David Erin Burns; License # C50049

    Nature of Complaint:

    The Physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

    The Physician has been disciplined in the State of Texas for failure to meet the standard of practice in his care and treatment of five patients.

    Action Taken:

    The Physician has chosen to Surrender the license to practice medicine in the State of California.

    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • The Queen's University Of Belfast, College Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • U Western Ont
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Univ Of Western Ontario Ontario Canada
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Burns has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Burns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burns' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burns to family and friends
based on 54 total reviews (16 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

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  • 3
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Dr. Burns' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

Houston, TX |
I went to Dr Burns for a second opinion and I was told I had a autoimmune disease. Finally I knew what was wrong with me. Dr. Burns place me on medication and weekly visits and weekly blood work. When I asked the Dr. Why so much blood work being done he said because of the meds and wouldn't say...more
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in Delhi, LA |
He is a great doctor and it was a blessing to find him. He is very knowledgeable and thorough. He and his staff are truly exceptional and really care about the patient. He will help you.
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Houston, TX |
knowledgeable, experienced, professional, compassionate. Dr. Burns is one of the best doctors out there.
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in Houston, TX |
I am seeing 7 specialists because I have 2 autoimmune diseases, osteoarthritis, COPD, low thyroid, high cholesterol, weak vocal cords, vertigo and the beginnings of Alzheimer's. Dr Burns knew what was wrong with me even before he ran blood tests. He diagnosed me with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (which...more
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in Houston |
I want to tell you this doctor cares... I came to him very sick and not knowing what was wrong with me. He ran many tests and found that I had various problems. In about 3 month of treatment and different medicines, I am now feeling great and doing extremely well. I would recommend if you have...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Burns accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Burns has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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