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Dr. David Burns, MD

General Surgery*
3.8 (13)
Map Pin Small Rochester, NY
Accepting new patients
24 years of experience

Overview of Dr. David Burns, MD

Dr. David Burns, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Rochester, NY. They specialize in General Surgery, has 24 years of experience. They graduated from University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry and is affiliated with Highland Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital. Dr. Burns, completed a residency at University of Rochester. Patients rated Dr. Burns an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Burns works at Practice in Rochester, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Cholecystitis and Gallstones along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Burns' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ur Medicine Labs- Highland Hospital
    1000 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (585) 341-0366
  2. 2
    Strong Memorial Hospital Psych
    601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (585) 341-0366
  3. 3
    Office
    1000 South Ave # 104, Rochester, NY 14620 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (585) 261-9021

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Highland Hospital
  • Strong Memorial Hospital

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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)

Treatment frequency



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Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Appendicitis
Gallstones
Inguinal Hernia
Umbilical Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Lipomas
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Ventral Hernia
Abdominal Pain
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Colectomy
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Acute Bowel Infarction
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Ascites
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Asherman Syndrome
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Tract Cancer
Bowel Strangulation
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholangiocarcinoma
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Fistula
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pyloric Stenosis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominal Hysterectomy
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Lap Vaginal Hysterectomy with Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparotomy
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mastectomy
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Parathyroidectomy
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Thoracentesis
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Tracheal Surgery
Wound Repair
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    3.8
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    Based on 13 ratings
    Patient Ratings (13)
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    About Dr. David Burns, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 24 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1427060557
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University of Rochester
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. David Burns, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Burns is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Burns accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Burns has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Burns has seen patients for Cholecystitis and Gallstones, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Burns on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. Burns. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Burns.

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