Dr. Richard Burg, MD

Dr. Richard Burg, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Richard Burg, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Frisco, TX and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of Mn Med Sch in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.

5575 Warren Pkwy Ste 180

Frisco, TX 75034

Contact Information

(214) 618-5502

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HAP Insurance
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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Burg'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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12  Procedures

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

  • University Of Mn Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Minnesota Department Of Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Minnesota Dept. Of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Orthopaedic & Neurological Spine Surgery, Cleveland Spine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burg's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burg to family and friends
29 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Burg's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I was highly displeased with Dr. Burgs office and Ortho Texas for their disregard for patient care. I was scheduled for surgery a few weeks ago. The doctor did not show up to my pre-op appointment and the CNA/Nurse rushed my appt and told me everything about my surgery was on a piece of paper. I...more
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Dr. Burg was arrogant, belligerent, and all-around awful to my 84yo mother suffering with chronic pain, reducing her to tears and not caring about that, either. If surgeons are renowned for their lack of bedside manner, this guy is their poster-child. Oh – and we waited 90 minutes for the...more
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Likelihood: ZERO. Made appt. with Dr. Burg, downloaded all new patient docs & completed before going in. Rec'd text confirmation of appt. & replied "yes". Arrived 30 minutes early for 11 am appt. Staff said appt. had been cancelled. I showed them the text & they supposedly "fixed it". In...more
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Dr Burg was very thorough with me during our visit and took time to explain everything about my injury and my options he even spoke so that I could understand which is rare with alto of doctors. Thanks Dr Burg
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Dr. Burg is a fantastic surgeon. After exhausting all non-surgical options to relieve my neck and arm pain, he performed a 2-level cervical fusion for me. I am now pain-free and my quality of life has improved 100%. He is very direct and answered every single one of my questions thoroughly...more
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