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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Burke is Excellent. Dr. Burke has been reviewed by 18 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Burke graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)


Dr. Burke has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Altoona Hospital 
  • Altoona Regional Health System Altoona Hospital Campus 
  • Altoona Regional Health System 

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Additional Information
Dr. James Paul Burke MD and PHD is a male Neurosurgeon and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. James P. Burke practice?
Dr. James Burke has 1 office location.
Dr. James Burke practices Neurological Surgery near Altoona, PA.
See Altoona Surgeons.