Dr. Travis Burns, MD

Orthopedic Surgery •  Male • Age 41
  
Dr. Burns
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Ortho San Antonio

2833 Babcock Rd Ste 435 San Antonio, TX 78229

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(210) 705-5060

Dr. Travis Burns, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX and has over 16 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston medical school in 2004. He is accepting new patients and has not yet indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Burns to book an appointment.


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Dr. Burns accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Burns' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Ankle Fracture
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Dr. Burns treats Ankle Fracture more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Burns treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Knee Disorders
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Dr. Burns treats Knee Disorders more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Burns treats this condition more than 54% of his peers

Fracture
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Dr. Burns treats Fracture more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Burns treats this condition more than 42% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

Dr. Burns' conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • 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
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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Dr. Burns' Reviews

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4.9

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Dec 18, 2019
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Dr. Burns is a caring and competent orthopedist whom I highly recommend. My only complaint is that at the Christus Santa Rosa-Westover Hills location the hospital charged (and insurance approved) a separate, seemingly exorbitant facility-use fee for in-office x-rays and an intraarticular injection. Be aware that even though you never leave the clinic, you will likely receive two bills for any in-office procedures: one from the clinic itself for the various medical services provided, another from the hospital for out-patient use of the hospital facilities occupied by the Ortho San Antonio clinic. My out-of-pocket costs were inflated five-fold as a result.
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Dec 07, 2019
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I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Burns as my orthopedist. After the initial visit, I knew I was in good hands. His friendliness and confidence immediately put me at ease. He listened carefully, explained thoroughly, and gave me all of the information I needed to make a confident decision to have surgery. Even though the success rate for repair of a gluteus medius tear is only between 50-70%, Dr. Burns was able to successfully complete my surgery. That was impressive, but also impressive was his phone call the day after the surgery to check on me and his quick reply to my email inquiries. How many busy surgeons do that? I appreciate that follow-up visits have not been rushed and that he continues to be reassuring and determined that I reach my goals. He truly cares about his patients. Dr. Burns was recommended to me by another orthopedist who told me that if he ever needed orthopedic surgery, he would have Dr. Burns do it. I now know why, and I would also highly recommend him
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JC in Canyon Lake – Jul 29, 2019
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Very pleased with Dr. Burns. He performed a reverse shoulder arthroplasty on my right shoulder in April of this year. I chose him as my preferred surgeon based on reviews, my Primary Care physician's recommendation, and that he was captain of the West Point tennis team. That point was one which made me think that he would know a lot about shoulders, mine was a disaster area from years of racquetball. Dr. Burns has a pleasant demeanor, explained all details of the surgery and left the final decision to me.
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Jul 10, 2019
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You are an amazing surgeon who I had the prestige and honor of serving with especially during does unparalleled days of PGY-2 Fracture clinic! Take care
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Shareef Abdullah in Port Leyden, NY – Mar 07, 2019
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I am a nurse that works with many ortho surgeons in the OR and over the years of knowing him, I came to respect Dr. Burns for his operative technique, professionalism, attention to detail, bedside manner and how thorough he is. Several years after working with him, I had an accident and needed surgery on my knee. Out of all the surgeons I have worked with, he was the first one I thought to call upon.
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Jerry B. in San Antonio, TX – Feb 17, 2019
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Dr. Burns treated me like a person with a problem that could be solved but did not force me into a surgery. He provided me with the pros and cons of surgical correction and allowed me time to decided what would be the best course of action for my lifestyle.
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John C – Aug 07, 2018
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I had been in pain for 3 months. Saw him on a Monday and had my rotator cuff surgery Friday that very same week. He went out of his way to work me into his schedule. I was very pleased with the outcome.
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Linda McKnight – Jul 10, 2018
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Dr Burns and his residents recently performed a reverse shoulder replacement on me. It is difficult to describe how wonderfully pleased I am with the outcome. They did a fabulous job. I have had minimal pain and a rapid recovery. Am ahead of schedule with range of motion and strength. Most importantly they take time to listen, they address any questions and concerns and have been so very pleasant and personable. I can't imagine there is a better team in San Antonio.
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Ruth in San Antonio , TX – May 15, 2018
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I cannot praise Dr. Burns enough!! March 14 of this year I fell and fractured the femur on my left leg, and when I arrived at The Shanno:n West Texas Memorial Hospital, there was no Orthopedic Surgeon in or on call, due to spring break. We were terrified that we didn't know the doctor that we were getting. When Dr. Burns came on the scene, he was like an angel from heaven. My leg is healing very well, thanks to Dr. Burns. If I had to have any more broken bones, I would want him to fix it.
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Lila Dennis in San Angelo, Texas – Apr 26, 2018
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A kind and friendly physician with a high level of trust by others in his department. Always willing to provide all information, even if it is not what someone wants to hear. No inflation of expectations.
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John Taylor – Apr 26, 2018
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Honesty! Professionalism! Knowledge! This man has made my life so much better after performing Total Reverse Shoulder surgery. I can move my arm, lift things, sleep without pain. My pain after the surgery, which I really feared, was practically nil. The nerve block worked great, the suggestion for a pain ball was good and really helped keep the pain at bay. Thanks Dr Burns & assistants.
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Mary Ann ruthrauff in San Antonio Texas – Apr 03, 2018
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Unfortunately I have had multiple orthopaedic surgeries over the years. This last surgery, a shoulder replacement, went much better then any surgery I've had in the past. My shoulder, at 90 days, feels & acts like my original and is virtually pain free. I highly recommend Dr Burns to anyone needing orthopaedic surgery.
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Robert Howes in Garden Ridge, Texas – Mar 07, 2018
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Dr.Burns is someone who I would trust unconditionally with any surgery pertaining to his field. He has helped me out and has answered every single one of my questions.
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Alejandro in Nader – Feb 08, 2018
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In my opinion, Dr. Burns is the best shoulder surgeon. He performed a total shoulder replacement on me, and 6 months later I had full mobility, strength, and best of all - no pain! I waited several months for him to return from a deployment so that he could perform my surgery. I was told that this was the "the shoulder guy" at SAMMC, and man were they right. I have complete trust in his ability, and highly recommend him.
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Schertz, TX – Apr 13, 2017
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My right shoulder had to have a reverse shoulder replacement . The care I received was beyond and better than I could have hoped for . Dr. Burns is the best , no doubt in my mind about that .
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Letha Tanner in San Antonio, TX – Mar 09, 2017
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Biography

Dr. Burns is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with sub specialty fellowship training in sports medicine. He specializes in shoulder replacement and arthroscopic surgeries of the shoulder, hip, and knee.

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

2014
Aossm Slard Traveling Fellowship
2011
West Point Sprts Med/Keller Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
2009
San Antonio Military Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2004
U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
Medical School
2000
Undergraduate School
Us Military Academy
Undergraduate School

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Ortho San Antonio

Ortho San Antonio2833 Babcock Rd Ste 435 San Antonio, TX 78229
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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