Treatment & Services
- Aging Skin
- Autoimmune Hair and Skin Disease
- Cancer Center
- Cosmetic Dermatology
- General Dermatology
- Genital Skin Problems
- Hair Disorders
- Mohs Surgery
- Pigmented Lesion
- Rashes and Eczema
- Skin Infections
- Skin Tumors
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Alopecia Areata
- Pigmented Lesions
- Skin Cancer
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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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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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134 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||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
17 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Oct 12, 2018
Good experience. Dr. Bergfeld is always pleasant and answers all of my questions in detail. She orders any necessary lab work.
Reviewed on Sep 18, 2018
Cleveland Clinic far from me, but worth the drive to see Dr. Bergfeld to treat my condition
Reviewed on Sep 14, 2018
there is no better than Dr Bergfeld. so knowledgeable. listens. answers all questions. is concerned. a warm, caring person.
Reviewed on Sep 14, 2018
I've never had a long wait in this area. Dr Bergfeld would be worth waiting for if I did bc I always feel I get the needed time and attention from her.
Reviewed on Aug 9, 2018
Dr. Bergfeld and her support staff were amazing. incredibly patient, kind, respectful with all of my health issues. it is a true pleasure to have such a compassionate and brilliant doctor and support staff.
Reviewed on Jun 1, 2018
Dr. Bergfeld is an excellent doctor. I am thankful that she is my doctor and provides me with great care!
Reviewed on Jun 1, 2018
*Dr. Bergfeld is excellent and I feel really cares about me as a patient.
Reviewed on May 24, 2018
I actually don't mind if I have to wait because Dr. Bergfeld takes the necessary time needed to obtain the relevant info, exam and educate which scheduling doesn't always allow adequate time.
Reviewed on May 3, 2018
Waited over 75 minutes in the room for the doctor I understand she is in high demand, but this was unacceptable. I did not get my time with the doctor, so she can make up time with other appointments. My questions were not answered because I did not have a chance to ask them. When I asked the nurse to get the doctor, she told me to use the portal to ask my questions.
Reviewed on Apr 10, 2018
Great doctor. Feel protected' with her oversight on my particular case.
Reviewed on Mar 30, 2018
Dr. Bergfeld is very professional and polite, has excellent bed side manners, asked pointed questions, is a great listener, showed genuine care and concern and was very thorough.
Reviewed on Mar 29, 2018
Very good and considerate provider. Always a pleasure to see.
Reviewed on Mar 28, 2018
No one is better as a person thanDr. Wilma Bergfield. No one is better as a Doctor, than Dr. Wilma Bergfield. She has treated and gotten needed treatment for our family for 50 years. We have truly been blessed.
Reviewed on Mar 28, 2018
Dr. Bergfeld is so thorough and caring. She is interested in my overall well being, not just from the point of view of dermatology.
Reviewed on Feb 7, 2018
The drugs prescribed were too expensive for me to use.
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.
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