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Dr. Cornelia Pessoa, MD

Dermatology ·  Female · Age 64

Dr. Pessoa

Dr. Cornelia Pessoa, MD is a dermatologist in Berkeley, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from George Washington U, School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in dermatology.


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(510) 486-1700

Dr. Pessoa accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Pessoa's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Skin Infections
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pessoa treats Skin Infections more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Pessoa treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Benign Tumor
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pessoa treats Benign Tumor more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Pessoa treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Ringworm
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pessoa treats Ringworm more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Pessoa treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Pessoa's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Acne Surgery
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Boil
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Dry Skin
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Keloid Scar
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lice
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pemphigus
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sunburn
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

About Me

Biography

Dr. Cornelia Pessoa, MD is a dermatologist in Berkeley, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from George Washington U, School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in dermatology.

Specialties

  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Walter Reed Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1982
Letterman Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1981
George Washington U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1987
1982
1981

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • English

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Locations

Dermatology Associates Berkeley

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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