Dr. William Burks, MD

Dr. William Burks, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(41)
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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
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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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."
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Specialties

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

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

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

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • 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 of recommending Dr. Burks to family and friends
4.7
based on 41 total reviews (17 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Burks' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

in Margate
Very professional office. Dr very down to earth. Explains everything very very thorough.
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in Coconut creek fla
This dr and office are the best you can go to. They are totally professional but caring kind and everything you want a dr and staff to be. Great experience I recommend Dr Burks highly. I had cateract sergery.
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in Deerfield Beach, FL
I came to this practice with so much pain and fear. The staff greeted me with compassion and efficiently whisked me on my way to recovery. It's been two weeks and I am pain-free and nearly healed. Dr. Burks knew exactly what was wrong and exactly what to do. He was direct as to the severity of...more
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in BOCA RATON, FL
Dr. Burks is a very compassionate and knowledgeable physician. His staff are attentive, pleasant and caring. The services offered and performed are of the highest quality. I was referred to him by a co-worker and I have already started referring him to family and friends.
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in Tampa, FL
Horrendous customer service way over books expect a very long wait stay away
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