Department of Dermatology

Katherine Burke, MD

  • Dermatopathology Fellow

Katherine Burke, MD began her fellowship training in Dermatopathology at the University of Pittsburgh/UPMC in July 2022. Previously, Dr. Burke received her medical degree from Georgetown University, going on to complete her dermatology residency training at  Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University. 

Education & Training

  • Dermatology Residency, Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University
  • Internship Year, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital
  • M.D., Georgetown University, School of Medicine
  • M.S., Georgetown University
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Representative Publications

  1. Peng CC, Burke KT, Cardis MA. Scalp metastasis as initial presentation of neuroendocrine carcinoma. Dermatol Online J. 2021 Sep 15;27(9). doi: 10.5070/D327955141. PMID: 34755983.
  2. Kurtyka DJ, Mohebbi AD, Burke KT, Cardis MA. Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus following abemaciclib therapy for metastatic breast cancer. JAAD Case Rep. 2021 Jun 3;14:10-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2021.05.028. PMID: 34258343; PMCID: PMC8254076.
  3. Burke KT, McGinnis KS, Petronic-Rosic V. COVID toes: Pernio-like lesions. Clin Dermatol. 2021 May-Jun;39(3):380-383. doi: 10.1016/j.clindermatol.2021.01.016. Epub 2021 Feb 2. PMID: 34517996; PMCID: PMC8055210.
  4. Kurtyka DJ, Burke KT, DeKlotz CMC. Use of Topical Sirolimus (Rapamycin) for Treating Confluent and Reticulated Papillomatosis. JAMA Dermatol. 2021 Jan 1;157(1):121-123. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2020.4083. PMID: 33175118.
  5. Burke KT, Totri CR, Cardis MA. Annular pruritic plaques in a middle-aged woman. JAAD Case Rep. 2020 Jul 9;6(9):858-860. doi: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2020.07.007. PMID: 32885012; PMCID: PMC7452351.
  6. Bell KA, Marathe K, Burke KT, Cardis MA. A Persistent "Pimple" in a 5-Year-Old Girl. J Pediatr. 2020 Sep;224:172-173. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.06.005. Epub 2020 Jun 7. PMID: 32525039.
  7. Burke KT, Cardis MA. Pigmented pruritic papules in a middle-age man. JAAD Case Rep. 2020 Mar 25;6(4):273-275. doi: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2020.01.027. PMID: 32258295; PMCID: PMC7103658.


Burke KT, Fricke MA, DeKlotz CMC. Prescription-Strength Topical Steroids Sold Without Prescription. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 Dec 1;153(12):1337-1338. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.4121. PMID: 29094143.