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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.”

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Please join me for a webinar: "The Low FODMAP DIet-An Update" Open to the general public It is given in conjunction with the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and CME is available for nutrition professionals. I will review the basics of the low FODMAP diet but the focus
will be on new information and frequently asked questions. Please join me. Register at the following link
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Webinar: An Update On The Low Fodmap Diet

February 28, 2017, 1:00pm - February 28, 2017, 4:00pm

Join Dr. Burkhart in conjunction with The California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for a webinar on the Low FODMAP diet. She will discuss the basics of the diet as well as new information surrounding this important new treatment for many digestive complaints such as IBS, bloating, IBD,SIBO and more. Open to professionals and the general public. Go to link to register