Dr. Michael Burns, MD

Dr. Michael Burns, MD

Adult Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Michael Burns, MD is an adult orthopedic surgery specialist in O Fallon, MO and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in adult orthopedic surgery.Read his story

20 Progress Point Pkwy Ste 106

O Fallon, MO 63368

Contact Information

(314) 983-4700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Burns' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burns "Dr. Burns is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic residency at the Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans. Dr. Burns specializes in knee, shoulder and hip conditions. He provides orthopedic care in the St. Louis, Clayton, O'Fallon and St. Charles areas. Dr. Burns has more than 25 years' experience in total knee and hip replacement, arthroscopy, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, and rotator cuff surgery. He is also board-certified in sports medicine, receiving sports medicine training at the Kerlan-Job Orthopedic Clinic. Dr. Burns has been on the medical staff of the United States Olympic Committee for than 20 years. During that time, he served as a team physician for the United States Olympic Team at the Summer Games in Beijing in 2008 and the Summer Games in Sydney, Australia, in 2000. He was also the head physician for the United States Winter Paralympic team at the 1998 Winter Paralympics in Nagano, Japan. Dr. Burns is committed to the highest quality standards to make your care comfortable and convenient. Dr. Burns is affiliated with multiple hospitals throughout the area: Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Progress West Healthcare Center in O'Fallon and City Place Surgery Center in St. Louis."
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1  Specialties

  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

116  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
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42  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Ochsner Foundation Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ochsner Foundation Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ochsner Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burns' Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burns to family and friends
45 total reviews (30 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Burns' 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (30)

Total knee replacement Highly recommend him, his office + staff in St. Louis/Mercy —also recc Mercy Takes time, listens + explains well Gave me options to try before replacement Has cared for my family for over 25 years Trusted him to replace my knee—I was in a great deal of pain, but concerned...more
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Dr. Burns and his staff are the best. Very polite and helpful. I had total hip replacement in December 2017 and have never felt this good in years and thanks to him and his staff I'm feeling great. If you need this kind of surgery or knee or shoulder I would recommend him and his staff. Thanks to...more
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great service and analysis.
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Doctor Burns has performed surgery on my left and right rotator cuffs in the past 8+ months. My left shoulder rehab went great and I am at 18+ weeks post-op now on the right shoulder. The surgeries were a success and the shoulder pain and discomfort I experienced are now gone thanks to Doctor...more
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I went to Dr. Burns for a few years with pain in my right knee. He took the time to explain different options for relief. I never felt pressured to have the knee replaced, he always said I would know when it was time I finally got the knee replaced in January 2018. Dr Burns and JJ took time...more
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