Dr. Cheryl Burgess, MD

Dr. Cheryl Burgess, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Cheryl Burgess, MD is a dermatologist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in dermatology, cosmetic dermatologic surgery, and more.

2311 M St NW Ste 504

Washington, DC 20037

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Top Care Areas

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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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4  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

30  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • 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

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Burgess' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Burgess' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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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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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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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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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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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