About Dr. James H Burks MD

Dr. James H Burks, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Elgin, IL, with another office in Algonquin, IL. His specialties include Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. He speaks English.

Dr. Burks has received 2 awards.

Rating Overview

13 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James H Burks is Great. Dr. James H Burks has been rated by 13 patients. From those 13 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James H Burks is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

Locations

Dr. James H Burks has 2 locations

get directions PRESENCE MEDICAL GROUP
1975 Lin Lor Ln Ste 175
Elgin, IL 60123
get directions PRESENCE MEDICAL GROUP
2971 W Algonquin Rd Ste 106
Algonquin, IL 60102

Specialties

Dr. James H Burks has the following 2 specialties

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. James H Burks has the following 13 expertise

  • Hypertension
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Failure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Arrhythmia
  • Unstable Angina
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Blood Clot
  • Heart Diseases
  • Stroke
  • Heart Attack

Board Certifications

Dr. James H Burks is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Garth ivy

Great Dr.

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Office staff is inadequate

They have a CNA by the name of Susie Torres who is the most uneducated, unstable woman I have ever laid eyes on. She clearly has no idea what she is doing and thinks she is all that. Possibly the worst medical experience I have had. She hit on me and I was very appalled. Went in for treatment and left disgusted.

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Five Stars

He was great! Very imformative!

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Good Bedside Manner - Bad Diagnostic Procedures

Went in on orders of my GP to get blood pressure differences in my legs checked out (PAD). Procedure done totally wrong (per their own pamphlet). Staff called to have me make an appointment for urgent Nuclear test said there is a definite blockage. I talked to Burks first about the inaccurate results based on incorrect staff procedures and he said there were no blockages and he was sure his staff is proficient and accurate doing this test. Burks denied any other complaints but I personally know of two more patients looking for other doctors because of these same reasons. Lie to me once shame on me. Lie to me twice and I move to a different doctor. This is my life at stake here.

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Dr. Burks is a STAR! He treats you like you are an old friend!

I have had a heart condition since I first experienced chest pain in 2004, and was diagnosed with Coronary Artery Disease. Since then, I have had two stents implanted, and recently suffered a mild heart attack (MI). Each time I have encountered any of the four doctors in Dr. Burks' practice, they have been extremely professional. At the same time, they have all been very friendly and cordial-- I feel like I'm meeting with a friend of mine instead of a doctor. Each time I've needed a procedure, test, or follow-up, they all took all the time that was needed to explain these things to me and my wife-- she especially appreciated the fact that they never treated her as a 'nervous nelly'. They answered our questions verbally, drew diagrams, showed us X-rays, photos-- in short, used every possible means to explain the various procedures & tests to the fullest extent possible. We have NEVER felt rushed, nor felt that the doctor was on his way to somewhere else. I would sum it up this way-- if anyone I knew needed a cardio doctor, I would send them to any of the doctors in their practice, hands down. They are not just the best cardiologists I know-- they are the best doctors I know!!

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center

    Residency

  • Dr. James H Burks Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL BlueChoice Select
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health and Life IL PPO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
    • Coventry IL PPO
    • Coventry MO HMO POS
    • Coventry MO PPO
    • Coventry PPO Platinum
    • CoventryOne PPO Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Alliance
    • Health Alliance HMO/POS
    • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National HMO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. James H Burks

Dr. Burks is affiliated with Provena Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin, his preferred provider for any hospital care you may require and a nationally-recognized leader in quality.

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