Dr. William Burns II, MD

Dr. William Burns II, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. William Burns II, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Frisco, TX and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas in 1985 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

5575 Warren Pkwy Ste 212

Frisco, TX 75034

Contact Information

(469) 212-8559

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Dr. Burns II' Experience

Dr. Burns II' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Burns II' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burns II "For over 20 years, Dr. William C. Burns II has combined his love of sports and his passion for medicine at Craig Ranch Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Frisco, Texas. Dr. Burns believes in doing things right the first time by correcting underlying problems rather than just managing symptoms. With an emphasis on shoulders and knees, Dr. Burns is a leader and an innovator in the field of minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery and reconstruction for athletes of all ages. Through one-on-one visits, the service provided at Craig Ranch Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is tailored to each athlete's needs and goals -- working at every turn to ensure that clients are able to continue their athletic lifestyles. Dr. Burns is a team player, providing care for a number of teams and athletes, including the Dallas Freeze of the Central Hockey League, Canyon Creek Christian Academy, the NAHL Texas Tornado Junior A Hockey Team, and he's the lead team physician for the AFL Dallas Vigilantes. In addition to those roles, Dr. Burns is the team physician for Plano East Senior High School, Kurt Thomas Gymnastics, and he was the Director of Orthopaedic Services for the Nationwide Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) Tour Championship held at Craig Ranch in November 2008.Dr. Burns is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, and is one of the first orthopaedic surgeons to be Board Certified in Sports Medicine. Dr. Burns has served as Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Presbyterian Hospital of Plano, Texas; Chief of Staff at Centennial Medical Center; and Chairman of the Board of the Surgery Centre at Craig Ranch and The Hospital at Craig Ranch. Dr. Burns was named one of America's top surgeons in Orthopaedic Surgery by the Consumers' Research Council of America in 2008 and 2009. He was recently appointed Medical Director for the Texas Health Surgery Center Craig Ranch."


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3  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Baylor Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Orthopedic Research of VA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University of Chicago
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burns II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burns II' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burns II to family and friends
27 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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Dr. Burns II' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I can't say enough good things about Dr. Burns and his staff. I am so skeptical about doctors and their abilities, intentions, greed and patient indifference that I hobbled around for three weeks with a broken knee before even considering having it checked out. Through sheer luck I came upon Dr....more
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Dr. Burns did both knee replacement and rotator cuff surgeries on me. He's an excellent surgeon and a great man. I would recommend him highly!!!!!
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He is awesome helped my wife immincely he would push her without pushing to hard
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Dr. Burns and his entire staff did an excellent job of taking care of me. He did a scope on my left knee a few years ago and recently repaired my right shoulder including procedures on my rotator cuff and bicep tendon. I would recommend Dr. Burns to anyone needing help with their shoulders or...more
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