Dr. Ted Burns, MD

Neuromuscular Medicine •  Male • Age 54
  
Dr. Burns
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2955 Ivy 250 303 Rd W Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Dr. Ted Burns, MD is a Neuromuscular Medicine Specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Univerisity Of Kansas School Of Medicine medical school in 1994. He is affiliated with University Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Burns to book an appointment.


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Myasthenia Gravis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burns treats Myasthenia Gravis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Burns treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
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Dr. Burns treats Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Burns treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

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  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
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Dr. Burns treats Anterior Horn Disease more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Burns treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Burns' conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Ear Disorders
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Meningiomas
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

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Dr. Burns accepts the following insurance:

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HealthKeepers Silver X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
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Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
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Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
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KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver OAEPO-VA
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
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HealthyBlue 2.0
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Coventry Health Care
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Doctor Burns is the best doctor in the US. For five years we have travelled all over the country to some of the most famous institutions and doctors, in pursuit of a diagnosis. No one was as considerate, thorough, and brilliant as Dr. Burns. I can't say enough; bedside manner, diligent review of reports (during and outside of his hours), and finally, a conclusion no one else could come up with.
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Doctor Ted Burns is a very caring and passionate individual. He has been my doctor since I was diagnosed with ALS – Lou Gehrig’s disease – in September 2018. He is very knowledgeable and always takes his time to answer any questions and or concerns I have. I can easily reach him either by phone or e-mail. He is the best and I would highly recommend him to anyone.
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The personal attention and sincere interest in my condition shown by Dr. Burns helped us to develop a trust level that I give very few doctors. I trust his advice, his expertise, and his judgment. I have made a friend, as well as submitting to, in my judgment, a damn good doctor.
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Norm Allen in Fredericksburg, VA – Feb 22, 2019
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Dr. Burns is the best doctor with whom I have ever worked. He is incredibly kind and brilliant. He has provided consistent communication as we work towards a diagnosis, and I trust him implicitly. As I have moved across UVA departments, everyone who hears that Dr. Burns is my neurologist shares their own story of a time he has helped them, and how highly they regard him. His assistant, Pam, is also amazing. They are a wonderful team that truly makes you feel like you are part of a family.
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Autumn in VA – Feb 09, 2019
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Experienced, knowledgeable, very accessible and caring neurolgist with focus on MG. He's the best!
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Feb 08, 2019
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Dr Burns was very thorough and patient in helping identify my diagnosis. It was not an easily diagnosed illness, and he never made me feel like my symptoms were inconsistent which other doctors had done.
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Richmond, VA – Feb 08, 2019
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Dr. Burns has been my physician since 2012. He is very knowledgeable, kind, and empathetic. I have never had a physician take the time and effort to explain things and answer questions like Dr. Burns. He is very personable and cares deeply for his patients. There are few physicians that are as caring, courteous, and kind as Dr. Burns and I am blessed to have him in my life.
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Mary Young in Rocky Mount, VA – Feb 08, 2019
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Look no further if you need a neurologist. Dr. Burns is not your typical doctor. He has been caring for my husband for over four years and we cannot say enough good about him. He is interested in the person and not making money off of the person. How many doctors would email you right back when you ask a question? He keeps up with us like he would his own parents. He is also brilliant and has a wonderful bedside manner. God blessed us with him.
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Dr. Ted M. Burns has been my Neurologist for 18 years. Dr. Burns is the most professional doctor I have been fortunate enough to have treat me. Dr. Burns is a doctor of extreme knowledge in his field. Dr. Burns has treated my Peripheral Neuropathy and it has maintained the best that I have hoped to achieve. Also, Dr. Burns is the kindness soul I have been blessed to have as my doctor.
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Faye H. Foreman in Midlothian, VA – Feb 08, 2019
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Dr. Burns is very, very knowledgeable -- an expert in the field of neuromuscular medicine -- and he explains things very well. He gets to know his patients and partners with them to decide best treatment. He is a man of integrity and humility.
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NP Mom of 2 in GA – Feb 08, 2019
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I am a physician who also has a neuromuscular disorder. I have seen several of the world's experts in the field, and Dr Burns rates at the absolute top. He is kind, caring, interested, and extremely well informed. I could not recommend him more highly.
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Norfolk – Feb 07, 2019
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Dr. Burns may be the most adept and knowledgeable physician in treating Myasthenia Gravis (MG). The tests, medications and education that I have received from Dr. Burns have put my life on track to where I can function almost fully with my life and daily routines. Not only is he brilliant, he is a gentleman with a friendly bedside manner. Also, he has produced and/or helped to produce all of the podcasts in the MyMG App. I would highly recommend him to anyone dealing with MG including family.
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Dave A. in Poquoson, VA – Dec 11, 2018
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I am currently a patient of Dr. Burns. He is the best! Dr. Burns makes the follow up calls himself. Something you do not see very often.
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Orange VA – Feb 23, 2018
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Dr. Burns is an enormously proficient neurologist. In addition to being an expert in his specialty, he is patient-centered; he is fully present and listens to his patients, affording them dignity and allowing them to participate in their care and decision-making. And he appears to be a great mentor. He and his Fellow/Residents have done a remarkable job of managing my myasthenia gravis.
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Stephen Griffin in Charlottesville, VA – Feb 23, 2017
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Dr. Burns is a very thorough Doctor. He makes sure you understand what he is telling you answers whatever questions you have in language you can understand. Makes you feel at ease with whatever the diagnosis is. Like him very much and would recommend him very highly.
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Elaine M. Greims in Charlottesville, Va – Sep 08, 2016
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Dr. Burns is one of the most caring and knowledgeable doctors I have ever seen, and I have seen a lot of doctors! I suffered from neuropathy from complications with ovarian cancer. He was not my regular doctor, but he was recommended to me and saw me the same day, fitting me into his busy clinic schedule. I cannot say enough about how thorough he was and what a gifted listener. He was able to give me excellent guidance so that I could make an informed decision about my treatment.
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Elizabeth Wittner in Charlottesville, VA – Jan 08, 2016
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Dr. Burns offered excellent care and treatment when I saw him for reoccurring nerve pain. He was thorough in his analysis, and his diagnosis and subsequent referral, led to a speedy recovery and a return to pain-free daily tasks. I have recommended him to others, and consider him a valuable resource for treatment in Virginia.
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T Keaveny in Charlottesville, VA – Dec 22, 2015
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I have a very difficult disease to treat called Myasthenia Gravis. Dr. Burns has increased my quality of life by carefully identifying the many treatments available and successfully treating my particular case. His knowledge of this mysterious disease is incredible. I am very grateful to be one of his patients, even though the plane flight is over two hours in order to see him!
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Richard Barbour in Oakwood, Georgia – Dec 22, 2015
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Dr. Ted Burns is an amazing doctor. He actually is my second opinion, in a way. He consulted with my other neurologist (who doesn't work at UVA or even a facility related to UVA) for many hours and many times before I even became a patient of his. He takes the time to listen and do much research even after hours. He has a wonderful bedside manner and treats you like a person and not a number. I would recommend him to anyone in need of a neuro doctor.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I consider patient care a partnership between the doctor and the patient. Listening and patient education are key components to this. I treat all my patients with respect and dignity.

Biography

I am a Professor of Neurology who provides patient care to patients with neuromuscular disorders, such as myasthenia graves (MG), ALS, peripheral neuropathy (e.g. CIDP) and muscle disorders.

Specialties

  • Neuromuscular Medicine
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Neuromuscular Medicine

Education

2000
Mayo Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
1999
University of Virginia
Fellowship Hospital
1998
University of Virginia
Residency Hospital
1995
University of Kansas Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1994
Univerisity Of Kansas School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
University of Kansas / Main Campus
Undergraduate School

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Primary Care Center2955 Ivy 250 303 Rd W Charlottesville, VA 22903
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University Hospital

Charlottesville, VA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

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