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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Buroker is Excellent. Dr. Buroker has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.9
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Thomas Buroker, DO is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Cancer
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)

Education & Awards

Dr. Buroker graduated from Des Moines University. He has 6 awards.

Faculty Merit Award, 1975-1976
President of Iowa Methodist Medical Staff 1988-1989
Elected fellow of American College of Physicians
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014 - 2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Buroker has 29 hospital affiliations:

  • Allen Hospital 
  • Iowa Methodist Medical Center 


  • Danish
  • Spanish
  • German

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Additional Information
Dr. Thomas R Buroker DO is a male Internist, has 44 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.
Where does Dr. Thomas R. Buroker practice?
Dr. Thomas Buroker has 1 office location.
Dr. Thomas Buroker practices Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology near Des Moines, IA.
See Des Moines Internists and Des Moines Oncologists.