Dr. Edward Burns Jr, MD

Dr. Edward Burns Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(27)
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Dr. E. Brantley Burns, board certified orthopaedic surgeon, is a graduate of the University of Virginia. He began his medical studies at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia. After a surgical internship at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington, Dr. Burns served as a general medical officer in Germany for two years. He then completed his orthopaedic residency at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Burns continued his career as a staff orthopaedic surgeon at Fort McClellan Army Medical Center in Alabama. He completed a hand surgery fellowship at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee, and has been practicing orthopaedics in Knoxville since 1990. Additionally, he is board certified in hand and upper extremity surgery. Memberships include the Knoxville Orthopedic Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Burns also concentrates in foot and ankle surgery and is a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics offers nine locations to better serve you in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Lenoir City, Crossville, and Sevierville in East Tennessee.

1819 W Clinch Ave Ste 100

Knoxville, TN 37916

Contact Information

(865) 524-5365

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • 6 More

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Shoulder Dislocation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Broken Arm
very high
more than 96% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Med College Virginia
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Madigan Amc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Tripler Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Campbell Clin/U Tenn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burns Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burns Jr' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burns Jr to family and friends
4.5
based on 27 total reviews (12 with comments)
Dr. Burns Jr' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (12)
in Seymour, TN |
I have been seeing Dr Burns since 2009 and have never had a bad visit. He is a very thorough doctor. Has Donne injections in my elbow that I never felt.
Maryville, TN |
Dr. Burns is very professional, but also personable. He presented all the information I needed to make an informed decision about my problem.
Hi, thank you so much for the positive review!
Sevierville, TN |
Very efficient and knowledgeable. Took the time to explain what was wrong with my hand and how he can fix it.
in Knoxville, TN |
was friendly, provided comprehensive condition and treatment education, provided a great outcome, is highly recommended
in Maryville, TN |
He is the Best foot doctor, had to have both feet operated on , Best surgeries ever! I had dealt with so much pain for years with my feet , not no more . Thank you Doctor Burns I highly recommend him .
in Maryville TN |
He took care of my problem for immediate relief and to ease my mind if the shot didn't work that there was a surgery available. Very caring and professional individual. Would certainly recommend him to anyone.
in Oak Ridge, TN |
Awesome bedside manner, shoots it straight, just simply an amazing orthopedic Dr! I couldn't ask for anyone better.
in KNOXVILLE TN |
always professional. allowed me to have some "say so" in my care rather than dictating a specific strategy. listened to my concerns/fears
in Robbinsville, NC |
Dr. Burns took the tie to explain my condition and show it to me in the X-ray. He then explained the procedure and anticipated recovery time.
Thank you!
in Knoxville, TN |
Dr. Burns is great. He is very thorough, explains any diagnoses, and listens and takes his time to understand your health concern.
Katrina M., thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback.
in Powell, Tn |
Dr. Burns always takes his time when meeting with me and answers all my questions and listens to my concerns. I feel like he is glad to see me when I come in for my appointments. I think he's a good doctor and genuinely nice guy. I will continue to see him for my future needs!
We always love to receive great feedback! Thank you for taking the time to leave it!
KNOXVILLE |
Worst doctor i've ever seen. Horrible bed side manner.
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Hospitals where Dr. Burns Jr has admitting privileges

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
1901 W Clinch Ave
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