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Frequently Asked Questions


Do you treat conditions other than Celiac Disease or Non-celiac gluten sensitivity? Yes. Dr. Burkhart is a professional who treats many conditions. If, after reviewing her website, you have further questions regarding your condition, leave a message at the office (707) 927-5622 and she will get back to you.

Do you treat children? Dr. Burkhart will see any child over the age of 5 that has a regular pediatrician and younger children on a case by case basis.

Do you treat autism? Dr. Burkhart is not a specialist in autism spectrum disorders.

How many times will I need to see you? The frequency with which she sees her patients differs between each individual. While some patients may only need to see her once or twice, others may need additional appointments.

Do you perform intestinal biopsies?  Dr. Burkhart does not perform biopsies but will refer you to a gastroenterologist when the procedure is indicated.

Do you treat patients from out of the area?  Yes. Dr. Burkhart has many patients that live out of her immediate area. She asks to see you  in person at the initial visit and further appointments can be conducted over the phone.

Do you sell products in your office? No.

Do you take insurance? Dr. Burkhart does not participate with insurance but will give you forms to submit to your insurance for her services. Most patients receive at least partial reimbursement for her services. Health Savings Plans typically apply all her fee to the plan. These factors vary and you can check with your insurance company.  Labs she orders are typically, but not always covered by your insurance. Please check with your insurance provider for your individual situation.

What are your office hours? Dr. Burkhart’s hours are Tuesday and Thursday 9-5. Other accomodations will be made on a case by case basis for patients traveling from out of town. Her phone service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to take calls, schedule appointments and answer questions. Please call (707) 927-5622 for appointments.

Can you recommend any gluten-free restaurants near your office?
On our home page, there is a blue button GF Dining Near Office-that is a link to gluten-free friendly restaurants near our office.

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“I have been a patient of Dr. Amy Burkhart for several years. I suffer from Crohn’s disease and was having difficulty in my daily life. After visiting many doctors, all of whom were unable to help me, Dr. Burkhart took the time and patience to create a plan which brought me back to health. I still follow her plan to this day and have been living a normal healthy life. Dr. Burkhart listened to my symptoms along with listening to me, she took her time in preparing a plan which led me to the road for recovery. I cannot thank Dr. Burkhart enough, and I would recommend her to anyone.”

6 months ago

Stone Brewing company Stone Brewing - Napa opened recently in Napa in an historic building adjacent to the river. A great venue to enjoy life! The gluten free menu options are coming (per the manager ) but please visit and inquire about GF options. The more people who show interest and discuss cross contamination the more likely they are to get it right! Wine is available. Maybe they will even consider a GF beer! . ... See MoreSee Less