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Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Wooster Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Summa Barberton Hospital
Family Medicine
Barberton, OH USA

Residency - Northeast Ohio Medical University College of Medicine
Rootstown, OH USA

Undergraduate - Kent State University
Kent, OH USA

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Christopher Bursley, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 5/10/2021, Dr. Bursley 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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

130 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.6 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.6
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.5

18 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Most of this does not apply to my contact with my doctor. I chose him because of his consideration of patient's needs and his attention to what is told to him. Also his mannerism is well suited for his profession.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

Took several weeks for appt. but understandable with limited primary care physicians.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

Dr. Bursely was extremely helpful

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

I absolutely trust him. I listen and try to do the things he suggests to keep me healthy. Excellent Doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

5 minutes in and out, doesn't bother to take the time to listen. Getting a new doctor

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

Dr. Bursley was very thorough and engaging.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Dr Bursley is always very professional and thorough and smiling

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

best doctor I've ever had

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2021

very good doctor and listened to my concerns

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2021

I always thank him for being my doctor. He is the one who motivates me to do my best to follow his orders.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Dr. Bursley was phenomenal! He listed to any concerns I had and made me feel extremely comfortable for the duration of my visit!

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Dr. Bursley is a good listener, provides options/answers. Very caring.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2021

I really really like dr bursley.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

Everyone is very nice, Dr Bursley is very caring and your definitely not rushed during your visit.

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2020

I feel fortunate to have Dr Bursley as my primary physician

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Dr Bursley is a very knowledgeable professional physician. I feel very comfortable in his care. I know he always has my best interest in mind and I feel truly confident I will get the best care possible from him.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

Doctor Bursley is amazing

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Dr. Bursley is a wonderful doctor. I like how thorough he is and how he explains things in a way that I can truly understand. I have recommended people to him and they seem to like him as well. A great doctor.

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