Jessica W. Burgert, MD

Family Medicine
120 Conner Drive Suite 200
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 Get Directions
1.866.696.3847
Jessica W. Burgert, MD
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Annual Membership Fee

450.00 every 3 months **
900.00 every 6 months **
1,800.00 each year **

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

As a board-certified family physician, my passion is to provide highly personalized care to each of my patients. My desire is to help all of my patients (regardless of age or current state of health) to optimize their physical and mental well-being, happiness, longevity and productivity. I spend a lot of time with my patients in order to understand how their stressors, nutrition, environment, relationships, activity levels and more affect their health. It is my ability to listen and my desire to truly understand the root cause of a problem that led me to join the MDVIP family. The MDVIP model of healthcare allows for the optimization of the doctor/patient relationship through longer visits, more direct contact with the provider, and shorter wait times for appointments. Similar to conveniences often associated with concierge medicine practices, I also offer same- or next-day appointments that start on time. MDVIP understands that we (the doctor and patient) can work together for the best outcomes when we work as a team to achieve our goals. At Chapel Hill Family Medicine, we will do all of this in a warm and welcoming atmosphere with friendly staff and a commitment towards customer service. 

I think it is helpful to know a bit about me personally so that you can understand why and how I practice medicine. My undergraduate degree in Psychology has helped me to understand what makes myself and others tick, and I believe it is an asset in providing quality care to my patients. After graduating medical school, I spent time in the Air Force where I gained leadership skills and a profound respect for our military members. I have a passion for studying nutrition, integrative and complementary medicine in order to broaden my knowledge and to optimize my patients’, my family’s, and my own health. I enjoy being physically active and I encourage my patients to do the same. Finally, I love to teach and to write about health. I believe that knowledge is power and that my job as a doctor is to educate my patients so that they may feel empowered to take control over their own health. 
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Dr. Burgert's Credentials

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Residency:
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Family Medicine 2002-2004

Internship:
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
2001-2002

Medical School:
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA
Doctorate of Medicine 2001

Undergraduate:
Newcomb College of Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
Bachelors of Science, Psychology 1995
Cum Laude

Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
Central Carolina Hospital
English, some French and some medical Spanish
Excellence In Teaching award - Department of Family Medicine, UNC
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal for meritorious service 2006 - 2008
Air Force Commendation Medal for meritorious service 2004-2006
Air Force Achievement Medal - for outstanding service January 2006 - May 2006
Award for Outstanding Customer Service, 1st Medical Group, Langley AFB 2005
Outstanding Academic Achievement at Officer Training School, Maxwell AFB 2004
Whitehead Excellence in Teaching award for Resident or Intern awarded by UNC Family Medicine Residency class of 2003 
NP Supervisor, United Healthcare Optum Housecalls Program 2012-present
American Academy of Family Physicians
North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians
North Carolina
United States Air Force
 - Physician, Major, Pope Air Force Base, NC 2006-2008
 - Physician, Captain, Langley Air Force Base, VA 2004-2006
 - Medical Mission to Guatemala 2006
 - Deployed to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait 2006
Volunteer Physician, Helping Hand Clinic 2012-present
YMCA Chatham County Advisory Board
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