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Dr. Kelly Burkert, MD


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Clinical Specialty

Medical and Surgical Dermatology

Board Certification

Dermatology, 2006

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Burkert enjoys caring for a full range of dermatological conditions including inflammatory diseases of the skin and skin cancer.

Education & Training

Undergraduate degree with highest distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Graduated summa cum laude from Jefferson Medical College

Dermatology residency at the Mayo Clinic in Florida

Professional Membership

Fellow, of the American Academy of Dermatology

Member, of the Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery

Member, of the Pennsylvania Medical Society

Faculty Appointments

2012-Present | Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1998- 2012 | Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Awards & Honors

Hobart Hare Honor Society ( Jefferson Medical College Academic Honor Society) 

Phi Beta Kappa Honorary Fraternity

Research / Publications

  1. Moss SB, Turner RM, Burkert KL, VanScoy Butt H, Gerton GL. Conservation and function of a bovine sperm A-kinase anchor protein homologous to mouse AKAP82. Biology of Reproduction. 61(2):335-42, 1999 Aug.

  2. Burkert KL, Huhn K, Menezes DW, Murphy GF.  Langerhans cell microgranulomas (pseudo-Pautrier abscesses):  morphologic diversity, diagnostic implications, and pathogenetic mechanisms. Journal of Cutaneous Pathology 29(9):511-6, 2002 Oct.

  3. Abstracts and Presentations Burkert KL, Walsh JS, Keeling JH.  Myxoid Pleomorphic Fibroma.  Poster presentation.  American Society of Dermatopathology Meeting, Boston, MA, October 14-17, 2004.

  4. Burkert K, Deliduka S, Walsh J.  Metastatic Basaloid Squamous Cell Carcinoma.  Poster presentation.  American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 18-22, 2005.

  5. Burkert KL, Cheng JF.  Systemic Contact Dermatitis caused by tea tree oil.  Poster presentation. American Academy of Dermatology Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 3-7, 2006.

  6. Morrissey K, Bennett D, Burkert K, Chan E, Elenitsas R.  Pleomorphic hyalinizing angiectatic tumor of soft parts:  a case report.  American Society of Dermatopathology Meeting, Seattle, WA.  October 20-23, 2011.