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Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
37 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Nelson Burton is Excellent. Dr. Burton has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Nelson Burton, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)

Education & Awards

Dr. Burton graduated from University of Utah, Salt Lake City.


Dr. Burton has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital 
  • Virginia Hospital Center 


  • Italian
  • Thai
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • German
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Nelson A Burton MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 37 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Nelson A. Burton practice?
Dr. Nelson Burton has 2 office locations.
Dr. Nelson Burton practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Falls Church, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Takoma Park, MD.
See Falls Church Cardiothoracic Surgeons.