Dr. M. Erick Burton is a cardiac electrophysiologist in Fort Myers who specializes in treating rhythm disorders of the heart, such as heart murmurs and palpitations.


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Cardiology: The Electrophysiology of the Heart  

Uploaded on Jan 23, 2011

Dr. Erick Burton of Lee Memorial Health System discusses the electrophysiology of the heart and possible treatments to keep the rhythm of your heart.

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Lee Memorial Health System - Cardiology  

Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. M. Erick Burton is accepting new patients at this office.


(239) 343-6358


9800 South Healthpark Drive, Suite 320, Fort Myers, FL 33908-3630

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Cardiac Electrophysiology & Cardiology & Internal Medicine
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Cardiology
Health System Lee Memorial Health System
Hospital Affiliation
  • Lee Memorial Health System
Languages Spoken English

Located near HealthPark Medical Center, this cardiology office provides patients a range of diagnostic and treatment services, such as cardiovascular health evaluations, echocardiography and vascular studies, nuclear cardiology studies, exercise stress tests, pacemaker/ICD follow up, holter monitoring, event recording, EKGs, lipid studies, cholesterol management, coumadin management, revascularization, and cardiology research.

Insurance Accepted  

  • Medicare

About Dr. Burton
Dr. Burton



Dr. Burton is an ivasive cardiologist who performs procedures that require an instrument/device (pacemaker, catheter, needle, etc) to be inserted into the body to perform a diagnostic test or to treat a disease or condition found from a diagnostic.

As an electrophysiologist, Dr. Burton has additional training in the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders.

Dr. Burton has significant expertise with the following procedures:Electrophysiology study with or without Ablation (EP Study, EPS), Automatic Cardioverter Defibrillator Implantation: (Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators [ICD], Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator [AICD], Pacemaker Insertion, and Intracardiac Echocardiography (ICE).

Dr. Burton is a medical graduate from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia (1987). He completed his residency at the University of Alabama Hospitals, Birmingham, Alabama (1990). Dr. Burton completed fellowships in general cardiology and electrophysiology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia (1994).

Dr. Burton is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease and Cardiac Electrophysiology.


Education & Training  

Medical School


  • University of Alabama HospitalsBirmingham, AL
    Residency in Internal Medicine


  • General CardiologyAtlanta, Georgia
    Fellowship in Emory University School of Medicine

  • Emory University School of MedicineAtlanta, Georgia
    Fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Hospital Affiliations

  • Lee Memorial Health System
  • Cape Memorial Hospital Inc

Languages Spoken  

  • English

Dr. Burton's Medicare Fee‑for‑Service Data (2014)  

Please Note: The information displayed below is sourced from the 2014 Medicare Physician and Other Supplier National Provider Identifier (NPI) Aggregate Report. It's important to remember that the statistics below are not inclusive of all patients treated by Dr. Burton, but only those who participate in Medicare.

  • Participates in Medicare?: Yes 
  • Number of HCPCS Codes: 79 
  • Number of Services: 3660 
  • Medical Suppress Indicator:  
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Medical Services: 79 
  • Number of Medical Services: 3660 
  • Number of Medicare Patients with Medical Services: 1151 
  Medicare Patient Demographics
  • Total Number of Medicare Patients: 1151 
  • Average Age of Medicare Patients: 78 
  • Number of Patients Under Age 65: 40 
  • Number of Patients Age 65 to 74: 333 
  • Number of Patients Age 75 to 84: 476 
  • Number of Patients Over Age 84: 302 
  • Number of Female Patients : 442 
  • Number of Male Patients: 709 
  • Number of Non-Hispanic White Patients: 1106 
  • Number of Black or African American Patients: 12 
  • Number of Asian Pacific Islander Patients: 0 
  • Number of Hispanic Patients: 21 
  • Number of American Indian/Alaska Native Patients: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Race Not Elsewhere Classified: 0 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare Only Entitlement: 1090 
  • Number of Patients with Medicare & Medicaid Entitlement: 61 
  Medicare Patient Condition Demographics
  • Percent of Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: 55% 
  • Percent of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia: 11% 
  • Percent of Patients with Asthma: 5% 
  • Percent of Patients with Cancer: 15% 
  • Percent of Patients with Heart Failure: 37% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: 30% 
  • Percent of Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: 20% 
  • Percent of Patients with Depression: 15% 
  • Percent of Patients with Diabetes: 33% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hyperlipidemia: 75% 
  • Percent of Patients with Hypertension (High Blood Pressure): 75% 
  • Percent of Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease: 70% 
  • Percent of Patients with Osteoporosis: 8% 
  • Percent of Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis / Osteoarthritis: 41% 
  • Percent of Patients with Schizophrenia / Other Psychotic Disorders: 3% 
  • Percent of Patients with Stroke: 9% 
  Medicare Payments Data
  • Total Submitted Charge Amount: $1,084,111.50 
  • Total Medicare Allowed Amount: $366,261.79 
  • Total Medicare Payment Amount: $276,401.13 
  • Total Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $261,831.42 
  • Total Medical Submitted Charge Amount: $1,084,111.50 
  • Total Medical Medicare Allowed Amount: $366,261.79 
  • Total Medical Medicare Payment Amount: $276,401.13 
  • Total Medical Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $261,831.42 
  Medicare Prescription Drug Data
  • Drug Suppress Indicator: n/a 
  • Number of HCPCS Associated With Drug Services: 0 
  • Number of Drug Services: 0 
  • Number of Medicare Beneficiaries With Drug Services: 0 
  • Total Drug Submitted Charge Amount: $0.00 
  • Total Drug Medicare Allowed Amount: $0.00 
  • Total Drug Medicare Payment Amount: $0.00 
  • Total Drug Medicare Standardized Payment Amount: $0.00