Treatment & Services
- General Rheumatology
- General Rheumatology including Lupus
- Joint Aspiration
- Joint Injections
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Arthritic Knee Problems
- Arthritis and the Golfer
- Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
- Arthritis Of The Hip
- Arthritis Of The Knee
- Arthritis of the Thumb Base
- Arthritis of the Wrist & Hand
- Foot & Ankle Arthritis
- Hand and Wrist Arthritis
- Hip Pain
- Knee Pain
- Musculoskeletal Pain
- Osteoarthritis Of The Hips And Knees In The Elderly
- Painful Joints
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
- Shoulder Arthritis
- Sjogren's Syndrome
- Vitamin D Deficiency
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Mt. Sinai Medical Center
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
Undergraduate - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI USA
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, osteoporosis, systemic lupus, golf related injuries
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 4/16/2016, Dr. Burg has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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172 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.6|
|Knows Medical History||4.4|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.5|
7 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Feb 8, 2017
This was my first time at the Clinic. I have a follow-up call this week and discussion for next steps. wonderful facility. Dr. Burg was wonderful.
Reviewed on Jan 4, 2017
Reviewed on Dec 14, 2016
I think dr was very good to me and listened very well to me, also staff was good throughput my visit , everyone very professional,
Reviewed on Nov 23, 2016
Physician is excellent at communicating in a manner that you can understand. He is patient and solicits and responds to any questions that I may have and makes an effort to determine that you understand .
Reviewed on Oct 24, 2016
clinic was great doctor was awful
Reviewed on Oct 11, 2016
My visit with Dr. Burg was excellent. He answered all my questions and explained in detail the information I needed.
Reviewed on Apr 1, 2016
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