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Dr. James Burns Jr, MD

Rheumatology*
4.6 (20)
Map Pin Small Knoxville, TN
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43 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. James Burns Jr, MD

Dr. James Burns Jr, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Knoxville, TN. They specialize in Rheumatology, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and is affiliated with Fort Loudoun Medical Center, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Blount Memorial Hospital, Cookeville Regional Medical Center, Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, Parkwest Medical Center, Sweetwater Hospital Association, Tennova Healthcare North Knoxville Medical Center and University of Tennessee Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Burns Jr an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Burns Jr works at Practice in Knoxville, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Arthritis, Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sjögren's Syndrome along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Burns Jr' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Rheumatology Assoc. of East Tn
    8975 Executive Park Dr Ste 200, Knoxville, TN 37923 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 691-4100
  2. 2
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    1275 Dick Lonas Rd Unit 101, Knoxville, TN 37909 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 691-4100

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Fort Loudoun Medical Center
  • Sarasota Memorial Hospital
  • Blount Memorial Hospital
  • Cookeville Regional Medical Center
  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center
  • Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
  • Parkwest Medical Center
  • Sweetwater Hospital Association
  • Tennova Healthcare North Knoxville Medical Center
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center

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Arthritis
Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Chronic Pain
Fibromyalgia
Osteoarthritis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Raynaud's Disease
Bursitis
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Chondrocalcinosis
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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Lupus
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Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteoporosis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Spondylitis
Systemic Sclerosis
Steroid Injection
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis of the Neck
Behçet's Disease
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytrens Contracture
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Felty's Syndrome
Fever
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Gout
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Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Weakness
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyositis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Systemic Chondromalacia
Systemic Vasculitis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Bone Density Scan
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
Joint Drainage
Joint Fluid Test
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoporosis Screening
Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
Trigger Point Injection
Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
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    Specialties*
    • Rheumatology

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1235118803
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Burns Jr has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Burns Jr has seen patients for Arthritis, Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis and Sjögren's Syndrome, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Burns Jr on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    20 patients have reviewed Dr. Burns Jr. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Burns Jr.

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