Dr. Dale Burleson

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Plano, TX
37 years experience male

Locations

Office

Frisco, TX

Address

5575 Warren Parkway, Suite 104, Frisco, TX
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

UnitedHealthcare

Office

Plano, TX

Office

Plano, TX

About

Specialties
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Colon and Rectal Surgery

Languages spoken

Italian

Doctor Q&A

7 Answers
1 Agree
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Dale Burleson
Colon and Rectal Surgery 37 years experience
Itching: Itching and yellow skin discoloration - best seen in the whites of eyes early on.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Burleson
Colon and Rectal Surgery 37 years experience
Depends: Depends on the kind of proctitis - infectious/inflammatory - radiation induced/etc - medical treatment is safe.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Burleson
Colon and Rectal Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: If infection involving fistula occurs.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Burleson
Colon and Rectal Surgery 37 years experience
Highly variable: 95+ percent chance of healing with fissurectomy/sphincterotomy in the average patient. There are many variables and healing can take several months in... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Burleson
Colon and Rectal Surgery 37 years experience
Scope thru mouth: A scope is passed into the stomach and duodenum thru the mouth under moderate sedation.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Burleson
Colon and Rectal Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: Yes in that hormonal changes can affect bowel function.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Burleson
Colon and Rectal Surgery 37 years experience
May need surgery: chronic scarring from fissure healing and tearing may not heal - too much topical steroid can also cause fragile anoderm (anal skin) that tears easil... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

2
Recommendations
11
Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Burleson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Burleson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
Graduated 1990MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

University of Kansas Hospital

Awards

Best Doctors in Collin County, D Magazine
Texas Super Doctors, Texas Monthly
Best Doctors in Dallas, Dallas Magazine

Affiliations

American Medical Association
El Paso County Medical Society
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