Dr. David Burns, MD

Dr. David Burns, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. David Burns, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from The Queen's University Of Belfast, College Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1978 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

902 Frostwood Dr Ste 307

Houston, TX 77024

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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

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2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • 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.

Education

  • 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

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Burns' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Burns

4.1

Based on 56 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(42)
4 Stars
1.7857142857142858%
(1)
3 Stars
1.7857142857142858%
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2 Stars
1.7857142857142858%
(1)
1 Star
19.642857142857142%
(11)

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Dr Burns and his staff are the most helpful and compassionate group of professional you can find in Houston. i could barely walk when i started seeing him but now have improved by nearly 100%. if you are in need of a thorough ,excellent Dr. is the Best of the Best, Irma
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May 11, 2018
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This Doctor will listen to you and make it his priority to combine past and present medical history to better understand your situation. He is pours his heart and soul into his practice and patients. He was able to diagnose me with an autoimmune disorder in less than 5 months. (It usually takes...Read More
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Jan 19, 2018
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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...Read More
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Houston, TX – Nov 01, 2017
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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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knowledgeable, experienced, professional, compassionate. Dr. Burns is one of the best doctors out there.
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Houston, TX – Aug 24, 2017
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