Washington DC Dermatologic Surgeon
2311 M St NW, Ste 504
Washington, District of Columbia 20037 US
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1 out of 5 stars Juvederm

Puffiness in Tear Trough from Juviderm - Washington, DC

I was told Dr. Burgess was the "go to" doctor for filler. After a bad experience with another doctor, I sought her out to correct the situation. At first, the results were good but then within a few months, puffiness occurred and ever since (almost 2 years ago) the appearance of my lower lids go back and forth from normal to puffy. One one side, I also get an indentation which makes it look...

1 out of 5 stars Laser Hair Removal

Never Got a Call Back - Washington DC, DC

I visited the DC facility started the treatment with Dr. Cheryl M. Burgess. When I went for my second treatment, it was discovered that the laser machine was broken and I was asked to reschedule my appointment. I went to the receptionist and for some reason he told me that he was not able to access the appointment calendar and asked me to go and he will call me and set up my appointment. I...

5 out of 5 stars Acne Treatment

Treatment over Extended Period - Washington, DC

Dr. Burgess is excellent -- knowledgeable, skillful -- the tiniest stitches, which minimizes or eliminates scarring -- and caring, very caring. And she tailors treatment to the patient's individual needs. (see above review)

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology

Memberships

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)

Consultation Fee

$200

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Howard University College of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Internal Medicine, Howard University Hospital
    Residency: Dermatology, Howard University Hospital

Treatments offered at Center For Dermatology

Most popular answers from Cheryl M. Burgess, MD, FAAD

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How can I treat the scar under the foreskin of penis? (photo)

I can truly assess the nature of the scar in the photo; however, appears to be secondary to circumcision???Regardless of location, light discoloration... READ MORE

Why do I get so many nosebleeds? Is it a side effect?

There can be many side effects of Accutane therapy (isotretinoin) including spontaneous nose bleed due to drying out of the mucosal nasal passages.... READ MORE

My joints crack easily on Accutane. Should I be concerned, and should I stop Accutane?

The cracking sound in the joints while taking Accutane can be attributed to the drying of the synovial fluid and slight inflammation of the tendons.... READ MORE

Is there anything I can do to improve my acne scarring? I've tried needling, and three Fraxel Restore treatments (Photo)

It is very difficult to assess a 2-dimensional photograph of your scars; however, the scars appear to be boxcar and pitted acne scarring on the cheeks... READ MORE

I have a scar near my eyebrow now i did 6 laser sessions but still i am not happy with the result of the scar. (photo)

There are many types of scars the respond to laser, however, lasers are not always the solution for depressed scars. Since the 1980s, subcision has... READ MORE

What to do and when to treat depressed scar on cheek, raised scar on nose? (Photo)

There are numerous methods to treat scars depending on the location, type of injury causing the scar, type of scar, history of further scarring with... READ MORE

Had filler for acne scars- Please Help

One would need to know which filler substance was used. There are several categories of filler substances that can be used for acne scarring. Some... READ MORE

Treatment for Hyperpigmented Cutting Scars On Wrist? (photo)

Hypopigmented cutting scars can be camouflaged with skin color tattooing or Fraxel erbium laser treatment to the sites. Needle stippling has helped... READ MORE

Can I Do Fraxel Laser Resurfacing? I Have a Tendency for Keloids.

There are 3 devices that are manufactured from Solta-Fraxel. The specific type and wave length are important to determine one's potential for... READ MORE

Causes Of Bruising from Perlane Months Later?

A persistent "bruise" at the site of bruising could result in hemosiderin deposition caused by the leaking of iron from the red blood cells... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Burgess

Cheryl M. Burgess, MD, FAAD has shared 13 before and after pictures with 46 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Videos by Cheryl M. Burgess, MD, FAAD

Cheryl M. Burgess, MD, FAAD has shared 1 video.

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I Have Acne — Are Pizza and Chocolate to Blame? We Have Good News!

We hate acne but pizza and chocolate? Sign us up! Dr. Cheryl M. Burgess weighs in on whether food might cause your breakout. WATCH VIDEO

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 29 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology
Memberships
American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)
American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)
Consultation Fee

$200

Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Howard University College of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Internal Medicine, Howard University Hospital
    Residency: Dermatology, Howard University Hospital

Reviews 2.3 out of 5 stars 2.3

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1 out of 5 stars Juvederm

Puffiness in Tear Trough from Juviderm - Washington, DC

I was told Dr. Burgess was the "go to" doctor for filler. After a bad experience with another doctor, I sought her out to correct the situation. At first, the results were good but then within a few months, puffiness occurred and ever since (almost 2 years ago) the appearance of my lower lids go back and forth from normal to puffy. One one side, I also get an indentation which makes it look...

1 out of 5 stars Laser Hair Removal

Never Got a Call Back - Washington DC, DC

I visited the DC facility started the treatment with Dr. Cheryl M. Burgess. When I went for my second treatment, it was discovered that the laser machine was broken and I was asked to reschedule my appointment. I went to the receptionist and for some reason he told me that he was not able to access the appointment calendar and asked me to go and he will call me and set up my appointment. I...

5 out of 5 stars Acne Treatment

Treatment over Extended Period - Washington, DC

Dr. Burgess is excellent -- knowledgeable, skillful -- the tiniest stitches, which minimizes or eliminates scarring -- and caring, very caring. And she tailors treatment to the patient's individual needs. (see above review)


Before and After Photos




How can I treat the scar under the foreskin of penis? (photo)

I can truly assess the nature of the scar in the photo; however, appears to be secondary to circumcision???Regardless of location, light discoloration... READ MORE

Why do I get so many nosebleeds? Is it a side effect?

There can be many side effects of Accutane therapy (isotretinoin) including spontaneous nose bleed due to drying out of the mucosal nasal passages.... READ MORE

My joints crack easily on Accutane. Should I be concerned, and should I stop Accutane?

The cracking sound in the joints while taking Accutane can be attributed to the drying of the synovial fluid and slight inflammation of the tendons.... READ MORE

Is there anything I can do to improve my acne scarring? I've tried needling, and three Fraxel Restore treatments (Photo)

It is very difficult to assess a 2-dimensional photograph of your scars; however, the scars appear to be boxcar and pitted acne scarring on the cheeks... READ MORE

I have a scar near my eyebrow now i did 6 laser sessions but still i am not happy with the result of the scar. (photo)

There are many types of scars the respond to laser, however, lasers are not always the solution for depressed scars. Since the 1980s, subcision has... READ MORE

What to do and when to treat depressed scar on cheek, raised scar on nose? (Photo)

There are numerous methods to treat scars depending on the location, type of injury causing the scar, type of scar, history of further scarring with... READ MORE

Had filler for acne scars- Please Help

One would need to know which filler substance was used. There are several categories of filler substances that can be used for acne scarring. Some... READ MORE

Treatment for Hyperpigmented Cutting Scars On Wrist? (photo)

Hypopigmented cutting scars can be camouflaged with skin color tattooing or Fraxel erbium laser treatment to the sites. Needle stippling has helped... READ MORE

Can I Do Fraxel Laser Resurfacing? I Have a Tendency for Keloids.

There are 3 devices that are manufactured from Solta-Fraxel. The specific type and wave length are important to determine one's potential for... READ MORE

Causes Of Bruising from Perlane Months Later?

A persistent "bruise" at the site of bruising could result in hemosiderin deposition caused by the leaking of iron from the red blood cells... READ MORE

Videos by Cheryl M. Burgess, MD, FAAD

Cheryl M. Burgess, MD, FAAD has shared 1 video.

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I Have Acne — Are Pizza and Chocolate to Blame? We Have Good News!

We hate acne but pizza and chocolate? Sign us up! Dr. Cheryl M. Burgess weighs in on whether food might cause your breakout. WATCH VIDEO

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