Randall D. Burr, MD - Dermatology

Dr. Randall Burr reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Burr is in private practice at Ada West Dermatology in Meridian, Idaho. He has a special interest in photo-therapeutics, laser surgery, cutaneous oncology, and pediatric dermatology.

Dr. Burr is actively involved in medical education, teaching students and residents from the University of Utah, the University of Washington, Idaho State University, the Veterans Administration Medical Center, and the Family Practice Residency Program in Boise. He has been reviewing medical topics for the Knowledgebase since 1993.

Board Certifications

American Board of Dermatology - 1992, 1999

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

Acne
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis
Eczema
Fungal Nail Infections
Lice and Scabies
Melanoma
Poison Ivy
Psoriasis
Rash, Age 4 and Older
Ringworm
Ringworm of the Scalp and Beard
Shingles
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Tinea Versicolor
Warts

Education

M.D.: University of Utah - 1988
Internship in Transitional Medicine: University of Utah, 1988 - 1989
Residency in Dermatology: Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, 1989 - 1992

Academic Appointments

Associate Faculty, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1997 - present
Family Practice Residency Program, Boise, 1992 - present
Idaho State University, Pocatello, 1997 - present
University of Utah, 1997 - present
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Boise, 1993 - present

Hospital Affiliations

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise
St. Luke's Regional Medical Center, Boise
Veterans Administration Hospital, Boise

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Dermatology

Selected Publications

  1. Burr RD, Tyler WB, Miller OF (1993). Burning discomfort and swelling of the hands and face of a young child. Erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP).Archives of Dermatology 129(5): 635, 637 - 638.
  2. Kadunce DP, Burr R, Gress R, et al. (1991). Cigarette smoking: Risk factor for premature facial wrinkling. Annals of Internal Medicine 114(10): 840 - 844.

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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