Richard Burg, MD

Surgery, Colorectal Specialist
170 Maple Avenue, Suite 305, White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 949-0760
(914) 681-0039

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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Insurance Plans Accepted

  • AETNA
  • AFFINITY
  • BLUE CROSS
  • BLUE CROSS PATHWAY EXCHANGE PLANS
  • CIGNA
  • Elderplan
  • EMBLEM HEALTHCARE SELECT- NYS EXCHANGE PLAN
  • GHI
  • HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN OF NEW YORK (HIP)
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana (Medicare/Medicaid)
  • LOCAL 1199
  • MAGNACARE
  • Medicare
  • MULTIPLAN
  • MVP
  • OSCAR- NYS EXCHANGE PLAN
  • OXFORD
  • POMCO
  • TRICARE
  • United

Before your appointment, please confirm with your insurance company that this provider accepts your insurance.

Recent Patient Comments

Press Ganey
5
04/30/2022
Dr Burg was very attentive and listened to my concerns and dealt with the problem quickly and efficiently
5
03/21/2022
*Dr. Burg suggested 2 possibilities for treatment for me. Very satisfied with *Dr. Burg and his suggestions for me.
5
02/01/2022
I would recommend Dr. Burg
5
01/24/2022
Dr. Burg has been my MD for several years and has always been pleasant and helpful.
5
01/12/2022
*Dr. Burg took time to make sure I understood his instructions.
5
01/04/2022
He was great!
5
11/23/2021
Dr. Burg was very professional, & explained the procedure.
5
11/14/2021
I was recommended to see Dr. Burg by a friend over 20 years ago and have continued to recommend others to see him. I will always continue to do so.
5
10/28/2021
*Dr. Burg and his entire staff are excellent!!
5
10/28/2021
*Dr. Burg is an experienced physician in whom I have confidence. He made the appropriate referral.
5
10/19/2021
*Dr. Burg is caring and very professional.
5
10/19/2021
Am very pleased with Dr. Burg. Have been a patient of his for many years and have always been happy with him.
5
09/23/2021
Excellent care, *Dr. Burg is great. Very patient & answered all my questions.
5
09/23/2021
I have always had a very positive and pleasant experience with Dr. Burg
5
08/29/2021
I Have seen Dr Burg, when needed, for many years and have referred family members to him. He is a skilled, caring and extremely knowledgeable physician.
5
08/26/2021
I love *Dr. Burg - he is so kind and gentle - I was a nurse for 40 yrs. at WPH and I travel from North Cardinal to see him!
5
08/20/2021
One of the finest doctors. I have seen in my 70 years.
5
08/16/2021
I feel that I am in very good hands at all times with Dr. Burg & staff. An important safety net in my recovery!
5
08/13/2021
*Dr. Burg was GREAT!
5
07/28/2021
*Dr. Burg is what every patient wants in a doctor - thorough, professional, clear, kind, gentle, caring, patient. I would recommend him to anyone without reservation.
5
06/28/2021
*Dr. Burg was EXCELLENT.
5
06/26/2021
I will recommend Dr. Burg to everyone I know! he is excellent!

    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
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    Overall Satisfaction

    4.9 / 5
    96 Ratings | 22 Comments
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