Dr. Cornelia Pessoa, MD

Dr. Cornelia Pessoa, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Cornelia Pessoa, MD is a dermatologist in Berkeley, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci in 1981 and specializes in dermatology.

2320 Woolsey St Ste 202

Berkeley, CA 94705

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Tumor
very high
more than 98% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

30  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • G Washington Univ Sch Med & Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Letterman Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Walter Reed Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pessoa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pessoa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pessoa to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pessoa's 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
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