Cheryl Vera-Burkhalter MD
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Cheryl Vera-Burkhalter, MD

  • Family Medicine
Languages Spoken English, Spanish
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  • Bio

    Texas native, Dr. Cheryl Burkhalter graduated medical school from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She completed her residency at the Department of Family and Community Medicine through Baylor College of Medicine, where she received the prestigious Outstanding Resident Award as a result of her dedication and exceptional leadership. Dr. Burkhalter has been in practice since 2004, and is board certified in Family Medicine. Her clinical interests include preventative medicine, diabetes, hypertension, depression, anxiety, and ADHD. Dr. Burkhalter is also fluent in both English as well as Spanish.

    As a physician, it is her deepest conviction to earn her patient’s trust by allowing for additional time to thoroughly explain a diagnosis and the reason behind each prescribed treatment. When she is not working, Dr. Burkhalter can enjoys traveling abroad, bicycling, and gardening. She also has a passion for medical missions, and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

    Education

    Medical School: : University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

    Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Houston

  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • HMO - BCBS
    • PPO/POS - BCBS
    • CAC - CAC Acceptance Corporation
    • ChoiceCare - ChoiceCare
    • HMO-POS - Cigna
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIGLP - Cigna Local Plus
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • HSPPO - HealthSmart PPO
    • HUMPR - Humana Preferred
    • Med/BCBS - Med Health BCBS
    • United Eff D - United Eff Date
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