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Richard Burg, MD

Surgery, Colorectal Specialist
170 Maple Avenue, 4th Floor, White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 949-0760
(914) 949-5860

Biography

Dr. Burg is a colorectal specialist with White Plains Hospital Physician Associates. He received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, his medical degree from Tulane University and a Master’s degree from Rutgers University.

He completed his internship at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his residency in general surgery from University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as another residency in Colorectal Surgery from the St. Vincent Health Center in Erie PA. Dr. Burg is board certified in general and colorectal surgery. Dr. Burg is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of several esteemed professional organizations. He has been affiliated with White Plains Hospital since the mid 1970’s.

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Recent Patient Comments

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5
09/15/2019
Dr. Burg is wonderful, caring and concerned. He's the best. You are lucky to have him as part of the WPH Physicians Associates.
5
09/14/2019
I have been a patient of Dr Burg for over 17 years and have always been treated with respect by him and his staff! if I had not been treated properly I would have sought out another physician! The years I have been a patient of his should attest to his character and how he treats his patients!
5
09/09/2019
Dr. Burg is an wonderful doctor who is thoughtful and provides excellent care. He is patient and explains your situation carefully. Great bedside manner. Lovely doctor's assistant also.
5
09/01/2019
Everyone was exceptionally friendly, knowledgeable and efficient. I would definitely recommend to family and friends with similar conditions.
5
08/22/2019
*Dr. Burg has been my dr. since 2005 he is the best!!!!
5
08/14/2019
There is good reason why I travel to see Dr. Burg. There are very few people whom I trust with my health but he is definitely one of them!
5
08/05/2019
DR. BURG HAS BEEN MY DOCTOR FOR APPROX 15 YEARS OR MORE---NEVER A PROBLEM
4.88
07/25/2019
*Drs. Burg & * were excellent. They explained what was going to happen & that allayed my anxiety a great deal.
5
07/24/2019
This was for a colonscopy and it was an overall great experience considering the circumstances
5
07/23/2019
Very good experience I have been to *Dr. Burg before.
5
07/20/2019
from the bottom of my heart I just have gratitude and respect for Dr. Richard Burg and his stafff, they were very professionals and they really care about my health issue.God bless you all
5
07/16/2019
*Dr. Burg is a highly competent, seasoned physician. He's one of a class of medical professionals who takes time with each patient and treats/educates each patient as if they were the only one in the office.
5
07/16/2019
Great staff and Dr Burg was very helpful and friendly All the best to him and his staff
4.88
07/08/2019
I was nervous for the appointment, but the doctor was excellent.
5
06/30/2019
Dr. Burg is a Treasure!!
5
06/26/2019
Excellent Experience! Dr. Burg Is Great!
5
06/24/2019
Very good experience.
5
06/11/2019
I was very impressed with the care, concern, and compassion of everyone at this office!
5
06/05/2019
I saw the provider for a routine medical procedure. He organized the date for the procedure, explained everything to me very clearly. Very easy to understand and explained the risks involved clearly and was very reassuring.
5
06/04/2019
Medical care overall was excellent!
5
05/30/2019
*Dr. Burg & staff was a-one-hundred.
5
05/20/2019
a good experience
5
05/18/2019
Dr. Burg is one of the best Drs. I have had a pleasure to encounter.He is very attentive with conversation and his bedside manner is second to none. I have recommended him to family and friends.
5
04/30/2019
Dr. Richard Burg treats both my husband and myself for colonoscopies and related medical issues. He has always been a consummate professional, knowledgeable and kind, willing to spend the time in relating information and making us feel comfortable.
5
04/21/2019
Dr. Burg is such an exceptional doctor. They should all be like him!!!! Very thorough, very caring and very respectful. Top notch!!!
5
04/18/2019
Excellent customer service
5
04/17/2019
Very knowledgeable dr. my first time meeting him I'm very thankful for his service.
5
04/17/2019
I had an overall positive experience. I was nervous about getting the procedure done, but my doctor and the staff helped put my mind at ease. I would recommend Dr. Burg and White Plains hospital to anyone that needed their service.
5
04/15/2019
very good experience
5
04/13/2019
Dr. Burg and his staff are the consummate professionals that I have enjoyed seeking medical care from during these last 10+ years. Not only are they welcoming with my health related concerns but they are patient and thorough with me always. I highly recommend them now and in the future. thank you.
4.88
03/25/2019
Receptionist were extremely polite and patient. The Doctor was very thorough in explaining about my health condition. I felt at ease with him and his assistant. I would not hesitate to recommend him to my family and friends.
5
03/16/2019
Excellent Experience!
5
02/21/2019
*Dr. Burg is a kind, caring doctor. I like that he calls me by name. I am having surgery this Friday and he explained everything in detail.
5
02/11/2019
Excellent, as always.
5
01/28/2019
Excellent experience on my first visit with *Dr. Burg.
5
01/26/2019
nice staff and doctor
5
01/19/2019
My husband and I have been to White Plains Hospital 2 times in the last 2 months for our colonoscopies with Dr. Burg, We couldn't have asked for a better experience. Everyone was fantastic, nurses, staff etc. Thank you again for making an uncomfortable procedure be as good as it could. I would recommend WPH and Dr. Burg to all friends and family.
5
01/17/2019
My visit to *Dr. Burg was excellent - Everyone was kind & helpful.
5
12/23/2018
Dr. Burg is a treasure!!!
5
12/21/2018
*Dr. Burg is the most caring/dr. the best in breed.
5
12/10/2018
Everyone is very friendly and professional. I am always greeted with sincerity and my concerns are addressed discreetly. Dr. Burg and his staff as helpful as could be.Thank you for requesting my opinion.
5
12/09/2018
I was given complete information, listened to my questions and concerns and they were accommodating in scheduling my procedure
5
11/22/2018
I found the Dr. and staff went way beyond my expectations, offering excellent personalized care and compassion, instilling complete confidence in them for my upcoming procedure.

    Education & Training

    Medical Degree
    • Tulane University
    Post-graduate Training
    • Internship and Residency, General Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    • Residency, Colorectal Surgery, St. Vincent Health Center, Erie, PA
    Board Certification(s)
    • Surgery
    Membership(s)
    • American College of Surgeons
    • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
    • Past President of the Westchester Surgical Society

    Institutional Affiliations

    • White Plains Hospital
    Richard Burg, MD
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    Overall Satisfaction

    4.8 / 5
    210 Ratings | 43 Comments