Dr. Stephen Burpee, MD

Dr. Stephen Burpee, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Stephen Burpee, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Western Ontario in 1990 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.

6320 N La Cholla Blvd Ste 380

Tucson, AZ 85741

Contact Information

(520) 219-8690

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 95% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

16  Conditions Treated

32  Procedures


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Western Ontario
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Western Ontario
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Toronto Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Mt Sinai Medical Center, Laparoscopic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • St Michael's Hosp-U Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burpee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burpee to family and friends
9 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Burpee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Burpee performed my gastric bypass in February 2013. I attended the pre-op seminar which Dr. Burpee led as he explained the various procedures he performs and found him to be very informative. Every time I have had a visit with Dr. Burpee, he is patient and takes the time to answer all of my...more
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I had a gastric sleeve with Dr. Burpee. He is a great surgeon! I had no issues whatsoever. Dr. Burpee was always very kind and professional and always willing to answer my questions. His staff is just as amazing. I recommend Dr. Burpee to anyone and everyone.
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Dr. Burpee did my gastric sleeve way back in Jan. 2005 . I had it laparoscopic. You can't see any incision spots. I lost almost 100 pounds. I have kepted it off . Dr. Burpee also did my husbands gastric bypass. We both really like and trust Dr. Burpee as a surgeon.
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Dr. Burpee is amazing! Great bedside manner. Explains everything in layman's terms. All of his staff is outstanding from the front desk, the coordinators, the medical assistants and nurse practitioners. I cannot say enough about his practice!!
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April 2014, Bariatric Bypass surgery. Lost 80 lbs in 8 months and kept it off for two years. His NP Nurse, Debbie Belcher, is outstanding in everything she does and helps the patient to understand instructions. Everyone in his office staff is professional and courteous. This decision to have Dr...more
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