Dr. Thomas Allen Burdon MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Thomas Burdon is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Palo Alto, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Stanford Hospital and Clinics and Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System. He received his medical degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Burdon accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 28 doctors at Stanford Hospital and Clinics and one of 4 at Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Ranked #16 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1990 - 1991

McGill University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Simulation and skills training in mitral valve surgery.
Joyce, D.L., Dhillon, T.S., Caffarelli, A.D., Joyce, D.D., Tsirigotis, D.N., Burdon, T.A., Fann, J.I.

Heparin-induced thrombosis without thrombocytopenia.
Tibayan, F.A., Leung, L.L., Burdon, T.A., Fann, J.I.

Improvement in coronary anastomosis with cardiac surgery simulation.
Fann, J.I., Caffarelli, A.D., Georgette, G., Howard, S.K., Gaba, D.M., Youngblood, P., Mitchell, R.S., Burdon, T.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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