White Plains Hospital physicians practice at: WP HospitalWP Hospital Physician AssociatesScarsdale Medical Group

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
11/25/2019
Very good experience .
5
11/19/2019
Wonderful experience Dr Burg is compassionate and the best doctor you could ask for.
5
11/17/2019
everyone was very nice
5
11/17/2019
Dr Burg and staff were outstanding! excellent!
5
11/12/2019
Dr. Burg is an excellent doctor. I would highly recommend him.
5
10/23/2019
The job was very professional.
5
10/18/2019
Excellent experience.
4.88
10/14/2019
I was so worried days before my appointment but the staff and doctor put me at ease.
5
10/14/2019
dr burg is a great dr. always loved going to him super helpful
5
10/13/2019
outstanding
5
10/11/2019
Good!
5
10/02/2019
My visit was excellent. The office personnel were very pleasant and courteous. Dr Burg.is always pleasurable to see.He is always very professional and doesn't hesitate to answer any questions you might have.I wish other doctors were as willing and patient. I've seen him since 1988,and he has always made my visit a very positive experience.
5
09/28/2019
way above average. very comfortable and happy with dr Berg.
5
09/27/2019
Always a good experience with *Dr. Burg. He's the best.
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

    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

    4.9 / 5
    234 Ratings | 50 Comments