Dr. Brian Burroughs, MD, PhD -Reliant Medical Group

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Brian Burroughs
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Worcester Medical Center - (320 South)
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(508) 964-5580
123 Summer Street, Worcester, MA, 01608
Leominster
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(978) 466-3390
165 Mill Street, Leominster, MA, 01453
My office is moving to 225 New Lancaster Rd., Leominster in December 2018 . For more information visit reliantmoves.org.

Overall Patient Rating

4.8 out of 5 stars - 108 total ratings

“Fortunately, there’s been a huge leap forward in the overall durability of knee and hip implants.”

A native of Massachusetts, Dr. Brian Burroughs earned a PhD and had a career in engineering before becoming interested in medicine. After earning his doctorate, he became involved in orthopedic research at Mass General, studying hip and knee implants and prostheses, where he also became exposed to the clinical side of orthopedics. “After a while, I came to the realization that orthopedic medicine was a far more interesting career for me, so I made the decision to go to medical school and become an orthopedist.”

As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Burroughs specializes in doing knee and hip replacements as well as revision surgery to existing implants. “I think I gravitated to orthopedics and joint replacement because in many ways I still consider myself an engineer,” he explains. “A lot of the patients I see have arthritic hips or knees that have degraded over time. For many patients joint replacement surgery is the best option, but I spend a lot of time educating patients that surgery should be the final choice after they have exhausted other non-surgical treatment.”

Dr. Burroughs believes that knee and hip replacements are expected to go up dramatically in the next decade. “Clearly, people are living longer and don’t want to slow down. Fortunately, there’s been a huge leap forward in the overall durability of knee and hip implants. As a result, they function better and last much longer – and that really benefits patients over time.”

According to Dr. Burroughs, joint replacement has been shown time and time again to improve people’s quality of life. “For many patients, it’s a life-altering event. They have gone down this path of worsening pain and function, and after a joint replacement, it really changes their life for the better. As a doctor, it’s very gratifying to be a part of a transformation like that.”

When he is not busy helping patients, Dr. Burroughs enjoys spending as much time as possible with his wife and three children. He also enjoys doing woodworking projects in his basement workshop.

Star ratings are based on patient responses to 8 questions about the care they have received from their provider. Responses are measured on a scale of 1-5 and the average score is displayed in an easy to view, 5-star format. Learn more about how we measure our patient experience.

Friendliness/courtesy
4.9 out of 5 stars - 107 ratings
Likelihood of patient recommendation
4.9 out of 5 stars - 104 ratings
Efforts to include patient in decisions
4.8 out of 5 stars - 105 ratings
Explanations of problem/condition
4.8 out of 5 stars - 108 ratings
Concern for questions/worries
4.8 out of 5 stars - 106 ratings
Time spent with patient
4.8 out of 5 stars - 107 ratings
Patient's confidence in provider
4.9 out of 5 stars - 104 ratings
Spoke using clear language
4.8 out of 5 stars - 107 ratings

Comments marked with an asterisk * serve as a flag to indicate when a patient has left feedback that specifically references a provider's name.

Jul 16, 2018

Excellent on every measure. He was very thoughtful, considerate, explained alternatives carefully, and was kind.

Jun 23, 2018

would recommend the doctor in a heart beat.

May 22, 2018

"OMG!" *Dr. Brian Burroughs is the "BEST" DOCTOR EVER. He made me very very comfortable for my major hip replacement.

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