Dr. Rachael S. Bergman joined Franklin Dermatology Group in 2021. She hails from Houston, TX but moved to Canton, GA, during childhood. She attended Vanderbilt University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience and a minor in Medicine, Health, and Society.
Dr. Bergman attended Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, GA. She was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, was awarded the Glasgow-Rubin Citation for Academic Achievement, and was awarded the Distinction in Service to the Community for bringing hands-on science projects to middle school students to encourage a love of science and providing mentorship. During this time, she also spent a summer contributing to research on immunotherapy for melanoma and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Dr. Bergman completed her preliminary year in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and her dermatology residency at Baylor Scott & White in Temple, TX. She served as chief resident during her final year and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society.
Dr. Bergman’s interests include medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. In her role at Franklin Dermatology Group, she aims to provide thoughtful and up-to-date care for a wide variety of dermatological issues, from skin cancer to inflammatory and autoimmune conditions. She offers her patients education and management options and aims to provide the most effective and safest care. Dr. Bergman is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.
Dr. Bergman resides in Nashville with her husband, T.J., and Chiweenie, Lula Mae. She enjoys cooking and exploring new restaurants, hiking and kayaking, and playing tennis.