Dr. Douglas Burka, MD

Dr. Douglas Burka, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
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Dr. Douglas Burka, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2005 and specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology, and more.

5530 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1455

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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Dr. Burka's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Dr. Burka treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Burka treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Stomach Diseases
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Dr. Burka treats Stomach Diseases more than 30% of his peers

Dr. Burka treats this condition more than 30% of his peers

Blood Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burka treats Blood Disorders more than 25% of his peers

Dr. Burka treats this condition more than 25% of his peers

Dr. Burka's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign Tumor
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brain Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Skin Lesion
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Cancer, Borrmann 4
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hand Assisted Laparoscopy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hodgkin's Disease
Hypercoagulable State
Hyperparathyroidism
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
Laparoscopy
Leukocytosis
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphocytosis
Malignant Diseases of the Bile Ducts
Meckel's Diverticulum
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Cancer
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Reticulosarcoma
Retina Diseases
Secondary Malignancies
Sigmoid Colectomy
Skin Cancer
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Tracheal Surgery
Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Douglas Burka is a board certified General Surgeon who, with his physician assistants and dedicated office staff, provides comprehensive care to patients with a wide variety of surgical problems. The primary objective of the practice is to provide the highest quality of care and to achieve excellent outcomes.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2005
    George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School
    2005
  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School

Awards

Dr. Burka's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Burka

4.6

Based on 10 reviews

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1 Star
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