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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington, DC USA
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
Undergraduate - College of William & Mary
Williamsburg, VA USA
- AAD President, 1992
- Ohio Dermatology Society/Ohio Dermatology Foundation, President
- American Society of Dermatopathology, President 2008
- Academy of Medicine of Cleveland, John Budd, MD Distinguished Membership Award 2005
- Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrances Association; Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR Panel - Chairman, CIR Committee, 1991- Current
- Dermatology - Dermatopathology
alopecia, Cosmetic Dermatology, Dermatopathology, General Dermatology, pigmented lesions and melanoma, skin tumors
Awards & Honors
- 2008: Marian Druan, MD Award, International Society of Dermatology (Highest Award)
- 2007 – 2008: America's top Doctor
- 2007 – 2008: Best Doctors in America
- 2007 – 2008: Best Doctors?Cleveland Magazine
- 2007 – 2008: Great Women in the 21st Century, american Biographical Institute
- 2007 – 2008: Empire Who's Who among Executive and Professional Women (Highest Award)
- 2007 – 2008: Northern Ohio Live Magazine Issue "Top Doctors 2005" (cited yearly since 1990)
- 2007 – 2008: National Registry of Who's Who (Life Member)
- 2007 – 2008: Manchester/Cambridge Who's Who Among Executive and Professional Women (Honor's Edition)
- 2007 – 2008: Woman of the Year, American Biographical Institute
- 2007 – 2008: Guide to American's Top Physician, Research Council of America
- 2007 – 2008: America's Cosmetic Doctors and Dentist, Castle Connelly Medical LTD
- 2007 – 2008: Who's Who (Global Directory)
- 2007 – 2008: Guide to American's Top Pathologist (cited as Dermatopathologist)
- 2007: Golden Achievement Award of Cleveland (Physician)
- 2007: Nominee, Master of Dermatology Award - AAD
- 2007: American Academy of Dermatology, Honorary Member
- 2007: Gold Metal AAD Award, Volunteer Services, Leadership Circle-Voluntarism
- 2007: Founders's Award, American Society of Dermatopathology (Highest Award)
- 2007: President Elect, American Society of Dermatopathology (President 2008)
- American Academy of Dermatology
- American Society of Dermatopathology
- Ohio Dermatology Society/ Ohio Dermatology Foundation
- Cleveland Dermatological Society
- American Dermatologic Association - Honorary Derm Society
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 12/19/2017, Dr. Bergfeld has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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98 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
7 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Nov 13, 2017
I always feel I am in good hand w/Dr. Bergfeld. She is so knowledgeable, empathetic and helpful. I had a concern about a practice of another doctor at CCF. Dr. Berfeld is the only one I felt that I could speak to about this. She's terrific! A role model for all females!!
Reviewed on Nov 7, 2017
This provider has shown greatconcern about my medical condition and been helpful and compassionate.
Reviewed on Oct 20, 2017
I totally trust Dr. Wilma Bergfeld's advice and have already followed up on her suggestions by scheduling appointments with two physicians in other departments at Cleveland Clinic.
Reviewed on Sep 15, 2017
Dr. Bergfeld did an excellent job in her explanation of my problem as well as the treatment plan...
Reviewed on May 22, 2017
Dr.Bergfeld is the Best in her field. Very patient and genuinely concerned. She does not give up. She makes herself accountable to her patients and their care. I fell fortunate to have Dr. Bergfeld as my Physician. She has assisted me with my issues as a true professional and Expert. Thank you
Reviewed on Apr 13, 2017
Great at providing clear and specific instructions for treatment.
Reviewed on Jan 13, 2017
It's my feeling this doctor is very qualified in her area of expertise, however the amount of time spent in detailed discussion so I can get all of my questions answered is always very rushed. I leave the office feeling like I don't really understand my condition fully and what my future prospects are. I also feel like I receive conflicting information - and again believe this happens because the visit is too rushed for proper discourse and clarification.
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