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Dr. Steven Burka, MD

Nephrology ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Burka

Dr. Steven Burka, MD is a nephrology specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1976 and specializes in nephrology.


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(301) 654-3803

Dr. Burka accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Burka's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
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Dr. Burka treats Calcium Metabolism Disorders more than 99% of his peers

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

Mineral Metabolism Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burka treats Mineral Metabolism Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Burka treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Chronic Kidney Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burka treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Burka treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Burka's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • End-Stage Renal Disease Related Services
  • Gout
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Steven Burka, MD is a nephrology specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1976 and specializes in nephrology.

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

Bellevue Hospital Center Nyu
Fellowship Hospital
Beth Israel Med Center
Residency Hospital
Stamford Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
Medical School
1976

Awards

Dr. Burka's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Burka

3.4

Based on 9 reviews

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Dr. Burka really cares about his patients and spends time after hours if he needs to see them in the hospital. He is caring and knows drug interactions. He's helped me a lot.
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Dishonest. Greedy Makes money rather than cures. Sends you make tests despite you brought him fresh ones. When I asked him to confirm that the prescribed drug won’t increase dangerous for me creatinine serum (Internet data) he said that gave a small dose. It was a lie. I didn’t use this drug and...Read More
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Dr. Burka is an excellent physician. He listens well to his patients, provides information to them in clear and understandable terms, and gives excellent care. I would heartily recommend him.
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First rate Doctor. Cares about his patients. Sound advice. Completely stabilized my chronic and potentially fatal chronic kidney conditions as well as a holistic approach.
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Because of Dr. Burka I'm still alive and doing great
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