Dr. John Burns, MD

Dr. John Burns, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
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Dr. John Burns, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Webster, TX and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1968 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

250 Blossom St Ste 210

Webster, TX 77598

Contact Information

(713) 622-8382

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Benefit Management
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Boon-Chapman
  • 14 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Ganglion Cyst
high
more than 89% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
more than 76% of peers
Trigger Finger
normal
more than 72% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compound Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Extremity Nonunion
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Infections
  • Joint Pain
  • Laceration
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Skin Lesion
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wounds
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Pain
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39  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Lamar University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1964
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • University Of California At Davis / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Christine M Kleinert Inst Hand/Microsurg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burns' Reviews

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burns to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Burns' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Saw doctor month ago, even after reading negative reviews. Disappointed because he told me come back in a month.Told me take Ibuprophen twice a day, which I was already doing. Made another appt for this coming Friday as requested. I called today, two day prior to cancel. The office staff asked...more
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1 year later increased weakness in the hand and presurgery pain resumed. Got a nice costly scar though. Not pleased, going to neurologists for testing.
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Dr Burns was absolutely wonderful! He was very knowledgeable and caring. My bandage needed to be changed and he had me in his office first thing to change it and told me to call him whenever i needed to talk to him. He did surgery on both hands and i will highly recommend him to anyone i know...more
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I would not recommend Dr. Burns. I visited Dr. Burns for a follow-up review of a broken hand. He reviewed the X-Rays, and told me I didn't need the splint anymore. I would have a bump on my hand, but everything would be ok. I paid my co-pay and went home. This was maybe a 5-10 minute visit,...more
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He was quite concerned about having me tell him my occupation. I asked why everyone kept asking about that and he said he needs to knee. He then told me it was foolish not to want to put that down. Then he said that he's a surgeon and if he operates he needs to know to restore me to my job. At...more
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