Dr. Gerald Burnett, MD

Dr. Gerald Burnett, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
76 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Gerald Burnett, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Southport, NC. He is 76 years old. Read his story

DermOne of North Carolina, P.A.

1456 N Howe St

Southport, NC 28461
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBSO, Inc.
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Piedmont Community HealthCare, Inc.
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Virginia Premier

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Top Care Areas


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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fungal Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hair Loss
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Burnett's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burnett "A Virginia native, Dr. Burnett has served patients in southern Virginia since 1973, specializing in medical and surgical dermatology. From 1970 to 1972, Dr. Burnett was chief of the Department of Dermatology at McDonald Army Community Hospital, in Fort Eustis, VA, serving as a major in the U.S. Army Medical Corps. Dr. Burnett has treated more than 45,000 patients during his career. Dr. Burnett is an active member of his local, state and national medical communities. He was on the Virginia State Board of Medical Examiners, chairman of the Virginia Medical PAC, on the board of directors of the Medical Society of Virginia, president of the Virginia Dermatological Association, president of the Halifax County Medical Society, and president of the National Masters Dermatologic Association. Dr. Burnett is also a deacon of the First Baptist Church in South Boston, VA, and a 32nd degree Mason."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Burnett "At DermOne, we are committed to enabling dermatologists to do what they do best – deliver high quality patient care. That’s why we have built a robust administrative support model so dermatologists do not have to worry about the day-to-day practice administration and can get back to focusing on what matters most – taking great care of patients."


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  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Dandruff
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Granuloma of Skin
  • Hair Loss
  • Hives
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts


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  • 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
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Virginia Military Institute, Va-B.S.
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine, Va-M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine, Va-Internal Medicine and Dermatology
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burnett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burnett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burnett to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (15 with comments)
Dr. Burnett'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
Patient Comments (15)
he was very funny and very accuarate and took time to look at everything to make sure i was all good,,ty
I felt I received a complete exam. Very happy with Dr Burnett.
very pleased with my visit. will be returning!
explained everything in detail.
really liked dr was very interactive. was hesitant due to the fact that i previously seen Dr Sica. However it was a positive experience
he was very very nice. you are lucky to have him...
Doctor Burnett is very easy going and pleasant to deal with. There is always gentle, fun conversation and before you realize it, your examination is done. Never impersonal or curt.
enjoyed my visit
Dr. Burnett goes above and beyond in taking care of my dermatology needs.
I find Dr. B and his very capable staff to be quite attentive to my needs...always willing to go the extra mile...even if I should have issues from Myrtle Beach!
he was great.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Burnett accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBSO, Inc.
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Piedmont Community HealthCare, Inc.
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Virginia Premier

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Hospitals where Dr. Burnett has admitting privileges

Sentara Halifax Regional Health System
2204 Wilborn Ave
South Boston, VA 24592
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