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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Barbara Burton is Good. Dr. Burton has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.9
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 3.6
Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
Bedside Manner 3.0
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Barbara Burton, MD is board certified in Clinical Genetics (M.D.).

  • She has special expertise in 23 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Birth Defects or Abnormalities (Congenital Abnormalities)
  • Chromosome Aberrations
  • Chromosome Disorders
  • Diseases in Twins
  • Fetal Diseases
  • Head Trauma (Craniocerebral Trauma)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inborn Errors Lipid Metabolism
  • Inborn Errors of Amino Acid Metabolism
  • Inborn Errors of Carbohydrate Metabolism
  • Inherited Metabolism Diseases (Inborn Metabolism Errors)
  • Kyphosis
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Multiple Abnormalities
  • Neural Tube Defects
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Disorders
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Education & Awards

Dr. Burton graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago. She has 3 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Metabolism (Inborn Errors)
Neural Tube Defects
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2010 - 2015)


Dr. Burton has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital 
  • Evanston Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Barbara Kay Burton MD is a female Medical Geneticist, has 39 years of experience and practices in Clinical Genetics and M.D..
Where does Dr. Barbara K. Burton practice?
Dr. Barbara Burton has 1 office location.
Dr. Barbara Burton practices Clinical Genetics and M.D. near Chicago, IL.
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