Dr. Cheryl Burgess, MD

Dr. Cheryl Burgess, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 60
Dr. Cheryl Burgess, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Washington, DC. She is 60 years old and has been practicing for 34 years.

2311 M St NW Ste 504

Washington, DC 20037

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more than 77% of peers
Keloid Scar
more than 68% of peers
Hair Loss
more than 64% of peers

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  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Folliculitis
  • Hair Loss
  • Keloid Scar
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles


  • Acne Surgery
  • Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Surgery
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Howard University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burgess has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burgess' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burgess to family and friends
based on 14 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Burgess' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Owings Mills, MD |
I love her practice. Great office staff. Doctor is very warm and personable. She is an artist, when it comes to cosmetic dermatology.
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in Washington, DC |
Dr. Burgess listens to patients and also answers questions and options for treatment in a thoughtful and articulate manner. She provides in a careful and excellent way. I have great respect for her judgement and skill.
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Washington, DC |
Excellent physician and very personal, lovely bed-side manner. Very knowledgable of the latest innovations and has contributed and still contributes to her field tremendously. She is also one of only two physicians in the area that prescribe Accutane when necessary. The treatment was life-altering...more
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in Alexandria, VA |
Dr. Burgess is a wonderful doctor. She's the one you need to go to if someone else can't determine the cause of your problem or has done you more harm than good. I've been to a number of dermatologists in the D.C. area many of whom are highly regarded. Dr. Burgress surpasses all of them. Besides...more
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in Washington, DC |
Dr. Burgess is absolutely the best dermatologist in the mid-atlantic region (maybe even the east coast). She is a great diagnostician, superb at explaining condition and treatment options. She also the very best for cosmetic options. I highly recommend her.
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Hospitals where Dr. Burgess has admitting privileges

Howard University Hospital
2041 Georgia Avenue
Washington, DC 20060
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Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC 20007
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The George Washington University Hospital
900 23rd St NW
Washington, DC 20037
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