Dr. Richard Burgess, MD

NeurologyMaleAge 73

Dr. Burgess

Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

1890 Silver Cross Blvd Ste 450 New Lenox, IL 60451

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(815) 723-4387

Dr. Richard Burgess, MD is a Neurology Specialist in New Lenox, IL and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Burgess has more experience with Epilepsy than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine medical school in 1977. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Burgess to book an appointment.

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Dr. Burgess is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Cleveland, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for neurology.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Burgess

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Epilepsy specialists diagnose and treat spectrum of brain disorders that cause seizures due to an interruption of normal nerve activity in the brain.Compare with other Epilepsy specialists.

Dr. Burgess typically treats 78% more often than similar doctors

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Dr. Burgess' conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Febrile Convulsion
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Dr. Burgess accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Balanced Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Access Options for ERC Health-OH PPO
Blue Access Options-OH PPO
Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Connection-OH HMO
Blue Preferred Plus-OH POS
Blue Preferred-OH EPO
Blue Preferred-OH HMO
Blue Preferred-OH POS
Blue Traditional-OH
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-OH PPO
Lumenos Plans-OH
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Ohio Med Plan-OH
Platinum Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-OH
Trihealth HD80-OH
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
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    About Me


    Dr. Richard Burgess, MD is a Neurology Specialist in New Lenox, IL and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Burgess has more experience...Read more


    • Neurology


    University Hospital Of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School

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    What are Dr. Richard Burgess, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Burgess frequently treats Epilepsy. See all practice areas where Dr. Burgess specializes.

    Where is Dr. Richard Burgess, MD's office located?

    Dr. Burgess' office is located at 1890 Silver Cross Blvd Ste 450, New Lenox, IL 60451. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

    Pavilion A1890 Silver Cross Blvd Ste 450 New Lenox, IL 60451

    Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Ctr

    Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Ctr9500 Euclid Ave # S51 Cleveland, OH 44195

    Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

    Outpatient Services25 N Winfield Rd Winfield, IL 60190

    Affiliated Hospitals

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    Cleveland Clinic

    Cleveland, OH

    83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

    • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
    • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
    • Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019)