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Dr. Scott Burg, DO

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Burg

Dr. Scott Burg, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1977 and specializes in rheumatology.


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Dr. Burg accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Burg's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burg treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Burg treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burg treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Burg treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burg treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Burg treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist

Dr. Burg's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Scott Burg, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Cleveland, OH and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1977 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1982
University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1980
Mt Sinai Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
Mt Sinai Hospital
Internship Hospital
1977
Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1982
1980
1978
1977

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Dr. Burg's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Burg

2.5

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
30.76923076923077%
(8)
4 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
3 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
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2 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(2)
1 Star
53.84615384615385%
(14)

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Patient, knowledgeable, no nonsense rheumatologist. Patiently explains things in terms that the patient can understand
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I wouldn't even give this doctor one star if I could. He was arrogant, dismissive and didn't listen to a word I had to say. We drove 10 hours total and had high expectations, only to be told that he didn't want to order any of the tests that we had requested. He criticized my regular...Read More
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I find Dr Burg to be very attentive and through. He seems very concerned about helping me with my pain issues. Very nice man too.
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Dr, Burg was professional and courteous and spent a considerable amount of time with me during my exam. He ordered testing immediately and made my decision in driving 6 hours to meet him well worth it.
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I went to see him about pain I have been experiencing. He also had a resident with him and they divided up my appointment and worked well together. Dr. Burg was very thorough, asked many questions, and listened intensively. They spent over an hour with me and then had me go to do more tests...Read More
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