Dr. Doreen Burks, MD

Dr. Doreen Burks, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 53
(7)
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Dr. Doreen Burks, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in rheumatology.

2419 Castillo St

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Burks does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteoarthritis
  • 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
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • U Ariz Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Az College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • U Ariz Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Burks has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Burks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burks' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burks to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Burks' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Incredibly kind and helpful. Makes time for me and treats me like a real patient not a number on a chart. Would highly recommend this extremely qualified doctor.
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She is kind, helpful, listens and tries to help. I've been going to her for several years. I couldn't say enough good things about her!
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Hospitals where Dr. Burks has admitting privileges

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
400 W Pueblo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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