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Specialties & Research
Dr. Risa Burns, MD, MPH is board certified in Internal Medicine.
- She has special expertise in 5 areas:
- Flu (Human Influenza)
- Movement Disorders
- Tourette Syndrome
Education & Awards
Dr. Burns graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit. She has 2 awards.
Dr. Burns has 3 hospital affiliations:
- Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Needham Campus, Inc.L CORP
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
- Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians (HMFP) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Burns accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Tufts Health Plans - 4 plans
- United Healthcare - 17 plans
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts - 15 plans
- Unicare - 12 plans
- Boston Medical Center Health Net Plan - 2 plans
- Network Health - 2 plans
- Humana - 6 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 1 plan
- Cigna - 14 plans
- Aetna - 3 plans