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Dr. James Burke, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Burke

Dr. James Burke, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Altoona, PA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(814) 946-9150

Dr. Burke accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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Dr. Burke's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burke treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Burke treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Spondylolisthesis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burke treats Spondylolisthesis more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Burke treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burke treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Burke treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Burke's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Burke, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Altoona, PA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1996
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1996

Awards

Dr. Burke's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Burke

4.0

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I HIGHLY ADVISE DR. BURKE, BUT I WAS UNABLE TO GET AN APPT. FOR FOLLOW UP FROM MY TEST THAT WAS ORDERED. I WAS TOLD BY THE NURSE THAT THERE WEREN'T ANY AVAILABLE APPOINTMENTS. I WANTED TO DISGUSS MY PROBLEM AND FIND OUT WHY I WAS IN SO MUCH PAIN. I HAVE TO TRAVEL TO JOHNSTOWN WHICH IS A HUGE...Read More
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