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Dr. James Burke, MD

General Surgery*
4.9 (34)
Map Pin Small Shreveport, LA
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. James Burke, MD

Dr. James Burke, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Shreveport, LA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 31 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine and is affiliated with Willis-Knighton Medical Center and WK Pierremont Health Center. Dr. Burke, completed a residency at LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Burke an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Burke works at WK Robotic and Laproscopic Surgery in Shreveport, LA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield 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. Burke's Office Locations

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    WK Robotic & Laparoscopic Surgery
    2551 Greenwood Rd # 311STE, Shreveport, LA 71103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (318) 212-6270

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  • Willis-Knighton Medical Center
  • WK Pierremont Health Center

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Tracheal Surgery
Venous Thrombectomy
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wedge Resection Colon
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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 31 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1053315903
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Willis-Knighton Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Dr. Burke works at WK Robotic and Laproscopic Surgery in Shreveport, LA. View the full address on Dr. Burke’s profile.

    34 patients have reviewed Dr. Burke. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Burke.

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