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Ahmet Burakgazi, MD

4.5 out of 5 (326 Ratings)



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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. 


Practicing at the following locations:

  1. Southcoast Physicians Group Neurology

    235 Hanover Street # 2
    Fall River, MA 02720

    P: 508-973-7782

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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.

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Patient Comments (80)

At Southcoast Health, we strive to deliver exceptional patient care along with an exceptional patient experience. We appreciate all of your feedback and share your comments to recognize the wonderful care our teams provide to you as well as identify areas for improvement.

  • Dr. Burakyui and his staff was knowledgeable, professional and courteous . Bravo!

  • The service was good I have nothing to add.

  • Did above what was expected very happy with the experience

  • Saw me on short notice and was well informed.

  • Wonderful neurologist. So please with all, have brought another patient, learning impaired man I adopted 23+ yrs ago. He is also very pleased. Am hoping to refer my daughter in law near future if accepting new patients.

  • Easy to communicate with, very conscientious to help, so happy got referred to him, extremely pleased with neurologist and his staff.Thanks for asking

  • Waiting room time was short but I waited in the exam room for almost 45 minutes

  • Nothing at all.Everyone in this office secretary to the doctor are all awesome

  • Good experience

  • Dr. Burakgazi is a doctor that helps you. He listens, he is extremely knowledgeable. He is my top of all doctors. He helps feel like I have brand new hands. I trust his knowledge and I trust his decisions. He is highly recommended

  • Everyone was very kind and helpful.

  • Caring and truly interested in my preferences for good health care

  • provider and staff are AAA. the best!

  • My provider, Dr. Burakgazi, is an awesome neurologist who is always assisting me with any epilepsy or brain issues I have, as soon as necessary.

  • The staff was the most extraordinarily pleasant staff I've ever dealt with at Charlton. Throughout my Southcoast experience I've had some wonderful wonderful experience. But at Dr. Burakgazi's office, this was unbelievable nice. I just can't say it enough times. How friendly, how courtesy, how detailed to explain things they were for me. It was just a wonderful experience.

  • Provider is just great ...

  • I'm truly thankful, for the dedication of Dr. Burakgazi and his team in helping me with my medical needs. They are always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that I get the best care and treatments possible.

  • This provider made time to listen to my mom, the patient, and then met with me specifically as her HCP in order to not say things in front of my mom that woukd upset her. He is the first provider who has done this and it is appreciated. He was patient and kind. He was thorough with her exam as well.

  • Would have liked an appointment sooner

  • listen to my concerns

  • I really liked that the doctor very nice, intelligent and listened to my concerns fully and didn't speak to me like he was above me or like I was an idiot. We had a very intelligent conversation and made a plan. Also, the fact that multiple tests were ordered, and I have an appointment again soon makes me feel like this doctor really wants to help me. My other doctors don't quite seem like they want to listen, and I feel like if you can't listen to me explain my symptoms how will you be able to help me? But this doctor listened and was right on top of everything and not once was I made to feel wrong or overreacting. I was very impressed by this visit. It isn't easy finding a good doctor. It took about 5 months to get this appointment which was difficult when you're going through symptoms and don't know what to do. But I am glad I waited. Thank you.

  • Very busy morning it was pouring rainThe ladies at the windows were doing their best Some appointments were longer than others I personally was OK with it. What can you do

  • Everything went well

  • 1st time with this office/provider - very friendly and helpful.

  • televisit was on time as always. Staff asked pertinent and reinforced the matter that the Dr. would be calling today. Dr., as always, was very personable and inquired how the treatment was going that he is a big part of. He stepped up to a more beneficial plan for me am I am on it now. Prescribed, new medication was called in to my pharmacy and allis going well so far.

  • Found courtesy in staff and Dr.showed and talked about concerns

  • It was good

  • Everything was fine from check in to exit.

  • Dr. Burakgazi listened carefully to to all of my concerns. He addressed everything with me and adjusted accordingly. I will follow up with him to make sure this treatment plan is working. He explained everything thoroughly and when I asked questions he answered everything. Thank you.

  • The Dr. is so friendly and attentive. His office staff goes out of their way to accommodate patients.

  • I love love Dr Burakgazi. He is one of the best doctors I have ever had. He's very professional; yet kind. I'm very happy he is my doctor

  • I am a new patient with multiple health issues. Therefore the doctor was meeting me blindly for the first time.

  • Receptionist, nurse and doctor were all very friendly. The doctor heard my concerns and respected my input. I felt confident leaving there I was at the right place for my medical needs, pertaining to my headaches.

  • Doctor Burakgazi is thorough and takes his time. I never feel rushed in his office, though appointments also do not take too long. He asks if I have questions and makes sure I understand. He looks at my results from other doctors and coordinates my care. He clearly tells me next steps in my health care. He is very informative, and friendly. The doctor and others that work in the office have helped me in a timely manor when I needed assistance with referrals, prescriptions and more.

  • The Dr was a Super nice guy and that really makes a difference when your going through heath related issues. was a pleasant experience

  • No support recommendations. No conversations about the effectiveness of meds or follow up.

  • I was seen quickly, treated with respect and all my concerns were addressed.

  • Length of time I had to wait for appointment was three months way to long

  • Great doctor!

  • I felt my provider did listen well but I find I am not clear on the recommendation of taking a supplement he suggested. After leaving the office I discovered there are at least 10 "forms" of the supplement. I will be calling the office in the hope of getting clarity.

  • Front desk receptionist confirming address phone # and insurance loud enough that anyone else in waiting area could hear . No privacy when I mentioned it I was told I could have checked in on mychart . I understand she was doing her job and the precaution glass is in the way . An example the next patient came in due to workman's comp injury.

  • Right on time ?I felt like The doctor was right there with me, very comfortable and I felt like he knew all my history and conditions. A compassionate & caring doctor.

  • I see two doctors here and their both great. Friendly workers and atmosphere. I really enjoy this place.

  • There was a long wait time once I was seated in examination room.

  • Pros...Minimum wait time, awesome doctor, friendly and calm receptionist and aids. Doctor took time to listen, read hospital report and then explain it to me. Clean facility. Cons...takes months for another appointment therefore it takes months to get certain test. Wish Southcoast can obtain information from all hospitals and my primary care doctor and visor versa.

  • Very efficient and helpful.

  • A timely appt would have been better

  • The DR is top notch

  • Was FINALLY treated with respect from a southcoast doctor. Did not think this would ever happen.

  • The staff very professional, polite, careing, Just the way I appreciate the kindnessThey listened to what I have to say

  • Was not up to date regarding my medical status. Which he should of been because I sent a few messages in mychart.

  • I had to wait over two months for an appointment. Otherwise it was a decent experience. My appointment was at 2 and I was seen at 2:30. Provider was considerate and respectful.

  • My provider listened to my concerns. No complaints. Did not wait for more than 5 minutes. Love that!!

  • Was very informed

  • It took 2 months to get initial appointment. F/u appointments were scheduled very soon after.

  • Always a pleasure to meet with Dr. BExplains everything, willing to listen and answer questions. Never feel rushed….

  • Doctor was really nice

  • I would recommend Dr. B for neurology issues to any of my friends or family. I think he is a considerate, Knowledgeable, and compate Dr. and he has been good to me and my health issues.

  • Dr. Ordered test that 3 other Southcoast Dr's. Did not in the past 3 years. Huge relief to find out it was not nerve damage which other Dr's. Told me it was.

  • Very good

  • Very knowledgeable

  • Dr. Burakgazi was thorough and made sure I was able to discuss all of my concerns before I left. It was my first time here and I feel confident that I'm in good hands

  • The office was very busy and I had to wait about a half an hour or so after my schedule time but I understand that happens in doctors offices everybody was courteous and kind The office was organized and very clean and a very convenient location

  • I am satisfied with that visit

  • Dr. Broski is very knowledgeable, he listens to me and he help me through a lot. He's a very good doctor very good. And he's a kind person to. Thank you

  • Everything was excellent.

  • Dr. Burakgazi and staff are always amazing. They are attentive, caring, and always willing to help.I have hemiplegic migraines and have seen many doctors. Dr. Burakgazi was able to help me the most, after trying medications he recommended Botox for my migraines. This is the only treatment that has given me relief in over 10 years, I am so grateful for Dr. Burakgazi! In addition, the SouthCoast pharmacy helped me, I am disabled and on a limited income, the pharmacy had me log into a website where I received a card to get the injections without a co-pay.I rate the office a 10 and give them an A+++ in all that they do. Thank you.

  • Lately it's rare to get a good specialist that takes time to listen, look at your previous tests, labs, etc and med list. Oh!!! And actually does a physical evaluation and doesn't tell you, "they think." This Dr seemed like he wanted answers. As do I. Not, "I think" or "most likely" or being rushed out of office. After my horrific experience with [Name] [Name] last week, I was forever grateful and thankful to finally get a Dr who cared.

  • Staff was kind and sincere

  • It was quick on time, ask questions to listen, and I was very impressed

  • I was explained everything I needed to know I'm so thankful.

  • All was well I don't see need for change thanks

  • Very professional and knowledgeable.

  • No comment everything went well

  • We need More doctors like Dr. Burakgazi in this area.

  • My experiences with Dr. Burakgazi are excellent.

  • An appointment quicker would have been better.

  • The provider is okay. The front staff for check out was extremely rude.

  • I felt like the dr certainly was knowledgeable but could have had a bit more interaction with patient. Perhaps either guiding one to a website or explaining what was happening a little better.

  • The Dr listened to what I had to say and I didn't feel rushed.

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