Dr. Douglas Burton, MD

Dr. Douglas Burton, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(26)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Douglas Burton, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Kansas City, KS. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 18 years.

3901 Rainbow Blvd

Kansas City, KS 66160

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Scoliosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis

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Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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 Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Ks Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Ks Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Tx Back Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burton to family and friends
3.5
based on 26 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Burton's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Salina, KS |
Dr. Burton did a scoliosis surgery on me at my age of 54, 9 years ago. This involved 2 surgeries.... one from the back and 6 weeks later, another from the front. My surgery has been a complete success. I found Dr. Burton to be extremely caring and compassionate. Having seen my success, a...more
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Shawnee, KS |
Never met Dr. Burton although I have been scheduled to see him for several months. Even with stage 4 cancer and physicians/referrals have requested I be seen earlier, yet to no avail. So I have sat for SEVERAL months dealing with my issues not knowing if I would still be around for the appmnt. I...more
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Shawnee, KS |
Dr. Burton is the best spine surgeon in KC. He did a 13 hour surgery to correct a previous surgery. Prior to seeing Dr. Burton, I couldn't stand straight and had so much pain that walking was so hard. He fixed everything. It took months of getting in to see him, but it was so worth it!
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in Overland Park, KS |
Avoid at all costs. Dr. Burton is condescending, cruel and incompetent. He flat out disagrees with findings confirmed by his own radiology department and becomes very authoritative if challenged. He feels free to make sweeping judgements that are way out of his expertise, with no concern for the...more
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Manhattan, KS |
Absolutely zero bedside manner and though this isn't a deal breaker, the condescension, meanness and lying solidified my feelings of never stepping foot in this surgeons office ever again. Apparently it isn't cool to do your homework and ask questions. I encourage anyone thinking of going to him to...more
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Dr. Burton accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Burton has admitting privileges

The University of Kansas Hospital
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
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