Richard J Burkett, MD Hand Surgery

Dr. Richard J Burkett, MD

Hand Surgery
Mansfield, TX

About Dr. Richard J Burkett MD

Dr. Richard J Burkett, MD is a doctor primarily located in Mansfield, TX. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Burkett has received 5 awards.


Burkett Richard J Office 1770 E Broad St Ste 100 Mansfield, TX 76063


Dr. Richard J Burkett has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Plastic Surgery
A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures. Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery. The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.
Hand Surgery

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Richard J Burkett has the following 7 expertise

  • Skin Cancer
  • Hair Restoration
  • Laser Resurfacing
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Flu (Human Influenza)
  • Dermabrasion


5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    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 (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2017, 2018, 2020)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2017, 2018, 2020)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.


40 Years Experience

University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1981

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More about Dr. Richard J Burkett

A native of Southern Mississippi, Dr. Richard J. Burkett graduated with special distinction from Mississippi State University in 1977. He attended the University of Mississippi Medical School, graduating in 1981. A residency in general surgery was completed through Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas and Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan in 1986. Further training in plastic and reconstructive surgery was completed through residency at Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Burkett has been in private practice in the DFW Metroplex for over 20 years. He is a member of the active staff of Methodist Hospitals of Dallas, North Texas Surgery Center, Mansfield Surgery Center and Surgery Center of Duncanville.

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