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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alton Burns is Average. Dr. Burns has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 3.3
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 3.2
Bedside Manner 3.3
Spends Time with Me 3.0
Follows Up After Visit 2.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Alton Burns, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Central Nervous System Vascular Anomalies (Brain Vascular Malformation)
  • Cosmetic Surgery (Aesthetic Procedures)
  • Laser Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Burns graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Burns has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy 
  • Baylor University Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Alton Jay Burns MD is a male Plastic Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Alton J. Burns practice?
Dr. Alton Burns has 1 office location.
Dr. Alton Burns practices Plastic Surgery near Dallas, TX.
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