Dr. Stephen Burkhart, MD

Dr. Stephen Burkhart, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Stephen Burkhart, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1976 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery.

150 E Sonterra Blvd Ste 300

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 804-5400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Rotator Cuff Tear
very high
more than 99% of peers
Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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15  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

  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Scott White Clin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University of Oregon Orthopaedic and Fracture Care Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burkhart has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burkhart's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burkhart to family and friends
30 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Burkhart's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

A very patient person always ready to listen
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Superior physician. The doctors’ doctor. Repaired my complex rotator cuff injury like new so that at 75 years of age I am able to lift 50lb. bags of deer corn over my head. Incredible result.
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Dr Burkhart used donor tissue to repair my torn rotator cuff. I had a total tear off and would have been impossible to repair without the donor tissue. Thanks to Dr Burkhart and the innovative procedure, I am close to 100% movement in my shoulder. He is in my opinion the best doctor to go to for...more
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It was a very pleasant experience. Everyone was very polite and very experienced and professional at what they do. I would and will recommend them to everyone
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I was referred to Dr. Burkhart by Dr. Dean in Midland, Texas . We went to see Dr. Burkhart about surgery and he had a lot of knowledge about the type of surgery I needed. On June,2017 I had surgery on my left shoulder with no pain. On March,2018 I had surgery on my right shoulder with no pain. ...more
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