Dr. James Burns Jr, MD

Dr. James Burns Jr, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. James Burns Jr, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in rheumatology.

8975 Executive Park Dr Ste 200

Knoxville, TN 37923

Contact Information

(865) 691-4100

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Burns Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Burns Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

58  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

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

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Erlanger Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Erlanger Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Med College Of Georgia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

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

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burns Jr to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Burns is a phenomenal physician! He is very knowledgeable, thorough, patient, and kind. I truly would be at a loss without this doctor, as he has stuck with me through a lot of medical issues and needs. I 100% recommend him to anyone needing a rheumatologist.
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Dr. Burns is a kind, smart and excellent diagnostician. He takes his time to alleviate your fears and questions. I highly recommend him to patients needing a rheumatologist. He's my favorite doctor!
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Extremely knowledgeable, concerned about my well being, very experienced about my particular health issue, AS, and treating it with excellent response from my body.
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