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Dr. Thomas Burns, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. Burns

Westlake Orthopaedics Spine and Sports

5656 Bee Caves Rd Ste K200 West Lake Hills, TX 78746

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Dr. Thomas Burns, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in West Lake Hills, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.


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(512) 329-6644

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Dr. Burns' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burns treats Joint Pain more than 99% of his peers

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burns treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 98% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Shoulder Dislocation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burns treats Shoulder Dislocation more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Burns treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Burns' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Meniscus Repair
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Medial Meniscus Repair
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Thomas Burns, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in West Lake Hills, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1991
Steadman Hawkins Clin
Fellowship Hospital
1990
University Cincinnati Med Center
Residency Hospital
1986
University Cincinnati Med Center
Internship Hospital
1985
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Medical School
1981
University Of Texas / Austin Campus
Undergraduate School
1991
1990
1986
1985
1981

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Burns' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Burns

4.0

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
70.83333333333333%
(17)
4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
20.833333333333332%
(5)

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The best experience I’ve ever had with any doctors office. From the front office staff to Dr. Burns it was an amazing experience. Dr. Burns, PA Gabe Petty and Medical assistant Romero are an amazing team. Very thorough and professional. Explained everything how I could understand it and made you feel at home like you’d been friends for years. Highly recommend!
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Unfortunately I cannot review the physician as I have not met him, only the PA. My review is in regards to the functionality of the office. Greater than 3 weeks ago I had an appointment and getting a brace and injections were discussed at that time as an effort to postpone knee replacement. I still have not heard back from the office, I guess it is not a priority as they are not the ones in pain! Would not recommend!!
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I repeatedly phoned Dr. Burns office complaining of severe knee pain. They will not return calls.
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Dr. Burns is a phenomenal surgeon. He's kind, caring and honest. His PA, Mr. Gabriel Petty is just as nice and informative. They are a dream team. If you're in need of an orthopedic surgeon, do not hesitate to visit Dr. Burns and his team. They truly are phenomenal and I can't thank them enough for giving me the lifestyle I enjoy and had been missing for nearly a decade.
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Dr. Thomas Burns has performed surgery on me 4 times--shoulders and knees. Each time, I have had good results. Dr. Burns is kind, thorough, and knowledgeable. I give Dr. Burns my highest and unqualified recommendation.
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Gabe which is Dr. Burns PA, is wonderful. He takes his time and explains everything. Dr. Burns is great as well and does the same.
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