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Dr. R Burns, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 76

Dr. Burns

University Surgical Associates

979 E 3rd St # C-300 Chattanooga, TN 37403

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Dr. R Burns, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1966 and specializes in general surgery.


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(423) 267-0466

Dr. Burns accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Humana
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Burns' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burns treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Burns treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burns treats Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Burns treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Phlebitis
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombophlebitis
Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burns treats Breast Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Burns treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Burns' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Burns is professor and chairman of the Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, and Chairman of the Board of University Surgical Associates.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1974
University Tenn Memphis City Hosps
Residency Hospital
1967
University Tenn Memphis City Hosps
Internship Hospital
1966
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1974
1967
1966

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Burns' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Burns

4.6

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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