Dr. Scott Burlison, MD

Dr. Scott Burlison, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
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Dr. Scott Burlison, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport in 2004 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain management, and more.Read his story

3414 Golden Rd # Garden

Tyler, TX 75701

Contact Information

(903) 939-7500

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Healthcare USA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas


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Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Burlison's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burlison "Dr. Burlison is one of Azalea's newest specialists, joining us in the summer of 2015. He comes to us from the Trinity Clinic in Tyler after completing his residencies in Galveston and his early studies in Shreveport, Louisiana. Dr. Burlison is also Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. "Chronic and acute pain have no boundaries," Burlison explains. "I work diligently with my patients to establish individualized treatment plans that include the most advanced approaches in interventional pain management, to maximize function and overall quality of life." He lives with his wife and three children in Tyler, Texas. When he's not traveling or fly fishing, you can find Dr. Burlison volunteering with the Marvin United Methodist Church and the East Texas Food Bank."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Burlison ""I work diligently with my patients to establish individualized treatment plans to maximize function and overall quality of life.""


  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Management

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bundle Branch Block
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain


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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.


  • Centenary college of Louisana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burlison has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burlison's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burlison to family and friends
based on 7 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Burlison's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Gilmer, TX
I recommend Dr. Burlison very highly. He is a caring person and easy to talk to. He wants to make sure you understand the his plan for your well being.
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in Tyler, TX
Dr Burlison is an awesome doctor. I went in with bad back pain and I am doing so much better. With the treatment and physical therapy, I can't believe how much better I am. It is so great to finally have some relief from excruciating pain to something I can live with a lot better.
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in Shelbyville, TX
I've been a patient of pain management for many years, since about 1999 or 2000. I started out with Dr Harris, who has done a few surgeries for me and helped me with my pain. Over the years I have seen many doctors at Azalea, and have nothing but good things to say about them. Likewise with Dr....more
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in Tyler, TX
Dr. Burlison is extremely thorough and explains everything in a manner that fits the patient's knowledge. I had a very difficult to diagnose issue with my lower back that had been almost crippling me for over a year. Dr. Burlison presented me with alternative procedures explaining each in...more
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in East Texas
Dr Burlison is an excellent doctor. Very caring and understanding and explains everything in terms I can understand. He is very compassionate and genuinely cares about my pain and well being. After seeing many doctors, he helped me on my first visit. Some people seem to be concerned about the drug...more
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