Dr. William Burks, MD

Dr. William Burks, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. William Burks, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Margate, FL and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

5800 Colonial Dr Ste 100

Margate, FL 33063

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
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Blepharitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Burks "Ophthalmology Consultants is proud to offer complete eye care. We manage routine vision problems in addition to general ophthalmology, LASIK, cataracts, glaucoma, corneal and retinal disorders, cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid problems, all forms of refractive surgery, cosmetic and medically indicated Botox, and fillers. We pride ourselves on care with compassion in a clean state-of-the-art office and surgical facility."

9  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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22  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • United States Air Force Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Wilford Hall USAF MC
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Wilford Hall/usaf Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Wilford Hall/usaf Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Eye Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
    Other Education | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burks' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Burks

4.7

Based on 45 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Burks is a well informed eye doctor for your cataract/ stigma circumstances. He has a comforting manner in his office and during operations. He has a personable manner and can explain what is happening, what will happen and how it will benefit you directly. & check on your status after your...Read More
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Donna Marie Friel in Fort Lauderdale – Aug 05, 2018
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I have no central vision in my left eye. Prior to surgery with Dr. Burks, my right eye could only be corrected to 20/40. After my cataract surgery, my right eye was corrected to 20/15 without glasses! I've been seeing Dr. Burks every year since my surgery, and I would highly recommend him.
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May 23, 2018
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Absolutely the best doctor, and a staff that is super professional, efficient and second to none.
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Harvey Friedman in Margate, FL – May 10, 2018
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fantastic experience dr.burks and entire staff are fantastic
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May 03, 2018
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Very professional office. Dr very down to earth. Explains everything very very thorough.
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MM in Margate – Jan 27, 2018
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