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Ahmet Burakgazi, MD

4.5 out of 5 (433 Ratings)

Specialties:

Neurology

About Ahmet Burakgazi

Dr. Burakgazi earned his medical degree at the Hacettepe University School of Medicine Ankara, Turkey. He then completed his neurology residency and Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship at George Washington University, School of Medicine in Washington DC. Before joining Southcoast, Dr. Burakgazi served as a staff neurologist at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. He has been distinguished as an associate professor of neurology at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.

Dr. Burakgazi’s extensive clinical experience has helped him to become an expert in the region on treating and managing a broad spectrum of neurological disorders. When treating patients, he takes pride in using the latest advancements in technology as well as building relationships by listening and keeping all communication channels open at all times.

Dr. Burakgazi is a member of the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine, the Peripheral Nerve Society, the American Academy of Neurology and the Turkish Medical Association.

He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His clinical interests include neuromuscular disorders, Peripheral nerve disease, Myasthenia Gravis, Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS), Muscular dystrophy, Radiculopathy and General Neurology.

When not traveling to different parts of the world with his wife, Dr. Burakgazi enjoys reading and watching movies. 

Locations

Ahmet practices at the following locations:

Southcoast Physicians Group Neurology

235 Hanover Street # 2
Fall River, MA 02720

P: 508-973-7782

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Insurances Accepted

Southcoast accepts most major insurance plans. Call the Southcoast patient registration department at 844-297-2952 or your health plan with any questions regarding coverage.

Provider Ratings

Rating Willingness to recommend provider’s office Overall Provider Experience Courtesy and Respect of Staff
4.5
4.5
4.5
4.7

Patient Comments (81)

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  • Everyone there explained everything that was being done and everything that was going on with me very thoroughly and made sure I understood what was going on.

  • I waited 30min to see the doctor for only 3min and I felt rushed out of there.

  • Yes, I thought the doctor was very knowledgeable, uplifting, and intuitive of what was going.

  • The girl that did the first test explained everything and how it might hurt. She was so sweet!

  • I was extremely satisfied with the care that I received. The Office Staff were pleasant, and expediated my appointment with no wait time. I also like Dr. Burakgasi. He was polite and easy-going. He addressed my health concerns professionally and in a manner that I could relate too. I would definitely recommend this Physician to family members should the need arise. Thank you for making my visit less stressful and anxiety-free!!!!

  • Great experience. Everyone was wonderful and talked through every step of getting the procedure. The doctor took the time to listen and examine my injury.

  • Everything and everyone was professional knowledgeable, prompt, caring and wonderful!

  • The experience was good for me. They gave me good treatment.

  • First visit with this Doctor. Very pleased with his suggestions and attention to details of my problem. He was also on time and gave me all the time I needed.

  • Dr.Burakgazi listened better than any physician I have seen. He explained information in a way for anyone to understand. I thought he was excellent at his job.

  • 1st time with this doc and i like him talked to me in language i could understand

  • I was scheduled for an EMG test by my doctor.. I wasn't given any information as to what to expect. Once at the facility, the check in process was confusing. The desk staff seemed annoyed and told me I was supposed to have called in from the parking lot before coming in...there are NO signs in the lot or on the doors indicating these instructions, and the kind people doing the temperature checks didn't ask or remind me or anyone else that they had to call in ... I don't feel it's necessary to have to call in from the parking lot, it's a waste of time and added nusiance. Both the technician and the MD I saw for the test were very nice, and efficient.

  • Yes, he was very nice. And so was the secretary that we paid her and then they called us in within 5 minutes and he wanted to make sure I was okay. He was just doing a follow up and I had to answer 3 questions and that was pencil, window and school bus. He told me that in the beginning and at the end. He said do you remember the three words I said, yes. I do. I told him pencil, window and school bus, and he said your memories a lot better than what it used to be. So, he was very happy told me I didn't have to see him for year. That's it. Thank you.

  • The doctor was wonderful. He remembered my past medical history. He discussed my, my health and ongoing concerns. The office was beautiful. The staff was terrific. It was nice to see [Name] again. She was a lovely when she worked with me, and she was lovely working there at Dr. Burakgazi's office. He remembered many things about me that I did not think he would remember and that was a comforting thing to know. Thank you very much.

  • Everything went great and most importantly on time!

  • The reception was a very cunning to meet the doctor very kind that women that take my blood pressure was very kind everybody was very kind to me so very good.

  • Did the doctor and his office was very polite, was very kind, was very patient. They explained everything and they checked up with me at at every different stage and I really appreciated that.

  • I received very good care when I went to the doctor and he was very good explained everything. My only comment is about this survey because some of the questions are I this was my first visit. So it was hard to rate them. So depending like if I after I've seen him up several times it would be easier, but that's it. Thank you.

  • Dr Ahmet z. Burakgazi was excellent. Professional, caring,clear with my condition. I am a new patient and very happy with his care. Thank you, [Name] [Name]

  • Young woman who did electro park was excellent and explained what she was doing. Dr. Who did needle part did not explain or communicate much.

  • This was a one-time consult with Dr. B to review results of a brain MRI. He was an excellent, educator, explained things in a way 5wt I could understand, and answered all of my questions

  • Return phone calls mine would not they returned for weeks on end

  • Clean office, nice people and timely doctor

  • Every one was kind, caring, knowledgeable and helpful.

  • Dr Bargazi found the cause of my problem when others could not. He recommended the surgery which was performed by Dr [Name] and I am on the road to recovery. I am grateful for the level of professional service this organization continues to provide.

  • Dr Burakazi explained the plan of care and answered all my questions. He didn't just attempt to push medication on me he ordered appropriate testing. I never felt rushed or insignificant. I feel like he will do everything he can to help me manage my medical diagnosis. Highly recommend. Also I'd like to acknowledge the MA (I believe her name was Makenzie). She was professional, personable, polite and had such a positive attitude. The girl that checked me out and set up my appointments was also extremely helpful.

  • The doctor is great. The office staff needs to be better. I was treated unprofessionally and rudely. Also the medical assistant was in such a hurry she did a poor job. Rushed through my history and did not ask about my present condition. I have a new medical problem. It seems the entire staff with the exception of the doctor should be retrained or replaced.

  • Dr Burakgazi was an excellent listener and addressed all my questions and concerns. I trusted his medical judgment and felt at ease when I left my appointment.

  • Dr B was wonderful as well as [Name] Very personable and down to earth.

  • I feel good about the attention received

  • everything went very smooth nothing needs to change

  • My first visit with the new neurologist. It was very pleasant informative and formed a good treatment plan. Made appointment to get a CAT scan and then reassess my case. It was a pleasure to deal with

  • Ok I was able to tell him anything I wanted to know about and I got his # to the office if I need it.

  • This was my first time seeing this provider. The appointment went well. There's was almost no wait to see the doctor and he was very thorough in explaining the tests his office was performing today. Overall I had a very good experience.

  • Listened to my symptoms and replied to my follow up question on My Chart

  • Technician and physician both exceptional...answered questions fully and took time to explain procedure ....felt extremely comfortable and well cared got

  • Wonderful experience, I always felt that I was being listened to. Always had everything explained in understandable terms. The staff was extremely courteous, patient. I couldn't ask for a better experience. Thank you

  • My symptoms are complex and often times doctors don't listen to me and just delegate me to another doctor. This was not the case with Dr. Burakgazi. He carefully listened to me and sent me for immediate testing. I finally found a good doctor who is willing to help. I cannot express my gratitude.

  • Office staff was friendly Doctor was very nice as well Wait time in room could be better

  • The Dr and staff listened to my concerns and talked with me about each step they were taking to address them.

  • I had a great experience, I would not change a thing. The office was welcoming and attentive. The EMG technician explained everything she was doing and reassured me throughout my test. Dr. Burakgazi was wonderful. He was approachable, kind and easy to talk to. He took the time to explain everything to me in a way I understood and I never once felt rushed. I am incredibly grateful for the care I received.

  • Wait time was less than 5 min. nurse explained procedure as she went along.

  • Dr Burakgazi was amazing. Very patient, easy going and knew his work. Very easy to talk to.

  • Completely satisfied.

  • Southcoast have been really great! I was so happy to get an appointment & get the help I needed. The providers always make sure they listen to me & answer all my questions. They take the time to really explain things & set my worries at ease.

  • very professional and thorough

  • The doctor seem very informed and had reviewed my chart in advance of my appointment. The assistant seemed to be very helpful in tyring and scheduling an MRI that same day. Unfortunately, she didn't. Its a follow up questions and to see if I could get in for an MRI, and I never received a call back. Or answer to the fundamental question that I had a concussion. This was the basic question why I was there in the first place.

  • The doctor and staff were very professional and spent as much time as needed. I never felt rushed

  • I've always used south coast. Way better Dr,s and care.

  • Explained every step of procedure and I felt very comfortable in his care

  • Social distances in waiting room was good

  • Listened and went above and beyond any office so far!

  • Office was on time and everyone was very friendly I felt very comfortable.

  • i was pleased with the Dr after meeting him for the 1st time

  • Excellent appointment, very professional.

  • Office is very efficient.

  • It's a comfortable place to come to. Everyone is friendly and the took time to listen to my questions.

  • I think Dr. Burakgazi and his nurses techs and staff. We're fantastic did very professional and friendly and knowledgeable and I would highly recommend both him and his office to anyone who's in need of neurological work out for treatment. Thank you.

  • Visit was comprehensive with logical conclusions for options moving forward in my care.

  • Tech who did the first half of the testing was fantastic. She did a great job of communicating what she was doing and why.

  • Communication with my Specialist and Primary Care Physician!Also, memory physical therapist!

  • Maybe listen to the patient and stop being confrontational

  • Everything about my visit was top-notch. The whole experience was a pleasure and I have no criticism to offer.

  • He was polite, I didn't rate a 10 bc only first appointment with him.

  • He and she were class people to deal with. Thank you [Name]

  • It seemed to me as though this doctor had not reviewed my medical record. He did not seem to know about a serious condition I have and did not know that I had been referred to him by another specialist. I was disappointed at that.

  • This was my first time with this provider and I liked him very much. He was very nice and he explained everything and I am so glad that my doctor referred him to me. I liked him very much and I can't wait to go back in 6 months.

  • Appointment was early. Dr was concerned and informative as to what action would be taken.

  • Receptionist was very nice. Medical asst very nice and caring.Dr. Very quite, and didn't offer any informational paper work on diagnosis.

  • This was my 1st visit. Only 1 person at front desk, 2 out sick. Quite busy. Maybe under different circumstances they would have been friendlier. Dr seemed a bit cold.

  • Dr. Burakgazi was extremely patient and kind; his team were very professional, answered all my questions, and extremely friendly. Many thanks.

  • The doctor told me that I should have magnesium that could help me with the headaches I get.

  • I felt comfortable with this doctor & his staff they were nice people. I like the doc but, with his accent and a mask on I had difficulty understanding all he said and I also, wear bilateral hearing aides. But, would recommend his office as a good place to go

  • Everything was just fine

  • I had to wait in the exam room for an unusually long time before the doctor came. There were no any other patients being seen.

  • The doctor was great and very knowledgeable. Staff was very friendly. Would recommend this facility for care. The only drawback is I have to wait till the end of September for test. I understand they must have a full appointment schedule, but just wish was a little sooner so that my PCP doctor would get the results when I see him at the end of August.

  • Everything was excellent.

  • My family Dr Refered me. My new Dr seems very nice, and listened to my problems.. l like south coast better than lifespan.. you do a great job. Thanks, for being there for people like me that need specialists.. thanks again.

  • A little hard to understand with the accent and a mask, but he was very nice.

  • This was my first time seeing Dr. Burakgasi so he wasn't familiar with my medical history. He was patient, knowledgeable and efficient. Thank you!

  • I think that what happened was a good experience to begin with, but it was a first visit. It was over the phone. It was 15 minutes. And I have very extensive medical history. And I have some recent stuff going on with agent stuff. And I think it was just very complicated for anybody to comprehend in 15 minutes. So, I'm sure as it goes further, it will become better. But I don't think you can base anything on a first, initial visit, other than the people were very nice, and very hospitable, and, you know, I did get some follow up from them. So, I'm ... I'm grateful for that. But thank you.

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