Dr. Elizabeth Burns, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Burns, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Elizabeth Burns, MD is a dermatologist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Emory University in 1999 and specializes in dermatology.Read her story

5505 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 412

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Tinea Versicolor
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Burns' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burns "Elizabeth M. Burns, MD is a Board Certified Dermatologist. She has been in practice with Gregory J. Cox, MD since completing her residency in 2005. Dr. Burns is a native of Atlanta and graduated with highest honors from Emory University where she earned Academic Scholarships for Undergrad as well as Medical School. Dr. Burns enjoys taking care of patients of all ages and in all areas of Dermatology, both in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions of the skin, as well as dermatologic surgery including skin cancers. She compliments her general dermatology practice by offering cosmetic procedures such as injectables, facial fillers, chemical skin peels, laser treatments, vein therapy and a full range of aesthetic services."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Burns "Perimeter Dermatology, PC is committed to offering quality professional dermatological services and skincare. Our highly skilled and educated Providers take the time to understand patient concerns and goals before customizing a comprehensive treatment plan. Perimeter Dermatology is a full-service practice that encompasses the full array of medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology services, including advanced laser technology, the latest skin peels, cosmetic injectables and fillers.

Whether you're visiting us for a medical appointment or a cosmetic appointment, we strive to treat every patient with integrity, empathy and warmth. We recognize that the process does not start or stop with the actual procedure – it is the entire experience that supports our patients in their quest for solutions to personal skin care issues."

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

41  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • Emory University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Postdoctoral fellowship Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burns' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burns to family and friends
54 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Burns' 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 (16)

I rarely leave online reviews for anything. However, I was seen today by Dr. Burns and I cannot recommend her highly enough. She was thorough, knowledgeable, professional, and went above and beyond in her evaluation of 1) the reason for my visit and 2) follow up questions and observations about my...more
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Dr. Burns and her staff are professional and pleasant. Appointments are honored without delay and scheduling has always been easy. The office is well located near Northside and St. Joe's Hospitals. I have recommended her to friends and colleagues.
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The only reason for the long wait time for my visit, I believe, is because Dr. Burns is going out on maternity leave very soon and many of her patients want to see her before she leaves. I would highly recommend her.
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I have seen Dr. Burns on several occasions over the past three years and she has been great at getting to the root of y problem and fixing it without multiple visits and extensive procedures.
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I already recommended her to a friend. She was great and honest.
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