Dr. Richard Burkett, MD

Dr. Richard Burkett, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Richard Burkett, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Mansfield, TX and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Mississippi in 1981 and specializes in plastic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.Read his story

1770 E Broad St Ste 100

Mansfield, TX 76063

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • 2 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Burkett

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
more than 74% of peers
Hand Conditions
more than 44% of peers
Hand Fracture
more than 41% of peers

Dr. Burkett'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.

Dr. Burkett's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burkett "Dr. Burkett has been in private practice in the DFW Metroplex for over 20 years. He is a member of the active staff of Methodist Hospitals of Dallas, North Texas Surgery Center, & Baylor Surgicare at Mansfield."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Burkett "We are dedicated to the complete satisfaction of all of our patients. Every effort is made to ensure that our patients make well-informed choices and achieve the best results possible, all within a comfortable and confidential setting. We believe in giving patients objective information and honest opinions so they can make informed decisions."

7  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chemical Burn
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Electrical Burn
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger


Read Less

33  Procedures


Read Less

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.


  • Mississippi State
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • University Of Mississippi
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Baylor University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Med College Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Providence Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burkett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Burkett does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Burkett and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Burkett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burkett to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Burkett's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I had a breast reduction and lift in September of 2016 followed by upper arm surgery in January of 2017. Both procedures were originally scheduled at the same time, but because of my age (70) and high blood pressure it was deemed too risky to keep me under anesthesia that long. Overall, I am...more
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Good outcome for hand issue that other doctors had failed to fix. The office experience was also exceptional...Always on time with a very kind staff.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Horrible Horrible scaring! I look nothing like the pics I seen in his office! I had a breast reduction an lift After surgery my husband called numerous times for 2 days no one would return his call, as I Very bad experience!
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Dr. Burkett is a caring, thorough, gentle surgeon. He made sure I got every question answered and took care of the issues I was having in his office. I was recommended to him by another person who raved about him. I also left his office, knowing I would tell others to go to him.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Burkett?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!