Dr. James Burns

Emergency Medicine
Salisbury, MD
36 years experience male

Locations

Peninsula Wound and Hyperbaric Center

Salisbury, MD

Address

100 E. Carroll St, Salisbury, MD
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My office hours

Tuesday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
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Fax

4106776616

About

Bio

I am currently the Medical Director of Peninsula Regional Advanced Wound and Hyperbaric Center. I am also residency trained and board certified in Emergency Medicine and spent 10 years as a staff physician in the ED before leaving to develop a very busy Urgent care Center. Prior to medical school I was trained and worked as a paramedic in suburban Kansas City. I have also functioned as a Medical Review Officer for numerous companies reviewing forensic drug screening, train Breath Alcohol Technicians, and was a Senior FAA aviation Medical Examiner and active skydiver. In addition to those areas, I also have a major interest in neuro-linguistic training, guided imagery, and hypnosis.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Emergency Medicine, Board Certified

Aerospace Medicine

Occupational Medicine

Wound care

Licenses

United States: Maryland

Doctor Q&A

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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Symptoms?: or just lab findings without symptoms. Can't say I would chase those numbers around at your age without some type of symptom. Hope that is helpful.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends somewhat: exactly which joint is affected, your age, work/injury history, prior history of unilateral joint pain or personal/ family history of inflammatory art ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: degenerative disc disease is diffuse osteoarthritis of long standing. Two discs does not DJD make.
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Nov 29, 2013
Dr. Burns offers consistently helpful information in his responses. He's very knowledgeable and I highly recommend him. He is an excellent addition to HealthTap.
Dec 29, 2013
I recommend Dr Burns...very caring which is especially great in an emergency department setting.
Dr Burns is a great Emergency Physician who has been helping people on HealthTap since 2013!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you Dr James. Other symptoms also include pain in his leg. He was advised by a GP that the yellowish substance can be spinal fluid. He is seeing a neurosurgeon on ...Read More
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the steroids caused fungus in my body near my ulcers.... I was on entocort 9mg a day for about 9 months and I have a immune disorder causing my body to send inflammation stuff and attacks my body and...Read More
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out of 4 Days I took only 2 or 3 pill free days then started new pack as normal. Also on the first day of the placebo pills I took 3 pills which I had missed. Did this cause the missing bleed ? Tks

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Univ of health sciences
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

UNION GENERAL HOSPITAL

Affiliations

AAMRO
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