Dr. James Burks, MD

Dr. James Burks, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Burks, MD is a cardiology specialist in Elgin, IL. He graduated from Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

1975 Lin Lor Ln Ste 175

Elgin, IL 60123

Contact Information

(847) 717-0600

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • National Elevator
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Ross University / School Of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Christ Hosp Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Christ Hosp Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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
4.2
based on 15 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Burks' 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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Elgin, IL
Dr. Burks is a caring physician with a great manner with his patients. He performed a couple of different surgical procedures for my husband, and we were very pleased with the results. My husband's recovery was uneventful and fairly quick, taking his age into consideration. The medical staff was...more
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in Elgin, IL
Everyone in the office was very nice and helpful. A staff that is welcoming sets the tone for the entire visit I believe. Dr. was very good at explaining things as well as giving examples as to why and how things can happen. Very satisfied with my experience there and have been for a long time.
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in Gilberts IL
I would definitely recommend Dr. Burks. I found him to be down to earth and comfortable to talk too. He was highly recommended to me. He found out what my problem was and to date have not had any problems.
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