Dr. James Burns, MD

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Dr. James Burns, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

Center For Laryngeal Surgery 1 Bowdoin Sq Fl 11, Boston, MA 02114 Get Directions
(617) 726-1444

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Dr. Burns specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat and practices in Boston, MA. He practices at 1 location.

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      3.9 based on 18 responses
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      in Watertown, MA |
      Dr. Burns is an angel on earth. He saved my life and I am forever grateful to him. He's dedicated, kind and sincere. I really can't say enough good things about him. Thank you Dr. Burns for everything you have done for me and my family.
      in Cambridge, MA |
      Dr. Burns exudes "jackass". Every question is a dumb question. And he'll even refuse (literally!) to answer some basic ones, like "what is voice therapy?". He has more important things to do. He is clearly knowledgeable. But due to a complete lack of empathy and interpersonal skills it is hard to know whether to trust what he says. The other staff are wonderful.
      in Winthrop, M |
      Have had problem speaking since an accident 3 months. Dr. Burs explained in details all options and recommended a specific procedure I agreed to have. He showed me pictures of the area injured and explained all the steps and expectations. The staff was friendly and made sure that everything went well.
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      Specialties

      • Ear, Nose, and Throat

      Board Certifications

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      • Otolaryngology

      Conditions Treated

      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Chronic Laryngitis
      • Cough
      • Deafness
      • Deviated Septum
      • Dysphagia
      • Ear Ache
      • Ear Disorders
      • ENT Cancer
      • Fracture
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
      • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
      • Laryngeal Cancer
      • Laryngitis
      • Larynx Conditions
      • Leukoplakia
      • Oral Cancer
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Tonsillitis
      • Vocal Cord Nodule
      • Vocal Cord Paralysis
      • Vocal Cord Polyp

      Procedures Performed

      • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
      • ENT Surgery
      • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
      • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
      • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
      • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
      • Sinus Surgery
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Univ Of Va Sch Of Med Hlth Sys

        Graduated in 1991

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Virginia

        Completed in 1992

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Virginia

        Completed in 1996

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
      • Board certified in Otolaryngology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Burns' Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Burns

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      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients