Dr. William Burr Jr, MD

Dr. William Burr Jr, MD

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Dr. William Burr Jr, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Saint Joseph, MO and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

5202 Faraon St

Saint Joseph, MO 64506

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 12 More

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 98% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Burr Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burr Jr "William E. Burr, M.D. is a board certified eye surgeon specializing in LASIK refractive surgery, cataract surgery, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and general ophthalmology. Dr. Burr received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University, Waco, Texas, and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His internship and residency were performed at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences at Little Rock. Dr. Burr joined Drs. Murphy and Watson in private practice in St. Joseph in 2000. He practices in St. Joseph, Chillicothe, Trenton, and Hiawatha and performs surgical procedures in each of these locations as well. Dr. Burr and his wife, Stephanie are the parents of three teenagers. They are active members of Wellspring Community Church. Dr. Burr enjoys many outdoor activities including snow-boarding, water skiing, and crossfit."
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11  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Immunology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Orbital Disorders
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

79  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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11  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • LASIK
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

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Education

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Arkansas School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burr Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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