Dr. Roberta F Palestine MD Dermatologist

Dr. Roberta Palestine is a dermatologist in Bethesda, Maryland and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Shady Grove Adventist Hospital and Suburban Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Palestine accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 9 doctors at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital and one of 9 at Suburban Hospital who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology, Acne & Rosacea, Cosmetic

Clinical Interests: Cosmetic medicine, Cosmetic derm, acne, rosacea

Education & Medical Training

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Dermatology, 1979–1982

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Internship, Transitional Year, 1978–1979

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Dermatology
Certified 32 years in Dermatology

DC State Medical License
Active through 2014

MD State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Late-onset chronic mucocutaneous and ocular candidiasis and malignant thymoma.
Palestine, R. F., Su, W. P., Liesegang, T. J.

Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis and keratitis associated with malignant thymoma.
Liesegang, T. J., Palestine, R. F., Su, W. P.

Verruciform xanthoma in an epithelial nevus.
Palestine, R. F., Winkelmann, R. K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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