Dr. Roberta F. Palestine , MD


(301) 530-8300

Dermatology/Clinical Skin Cr
6410 Rockledge Dr Ste 201
Bethesda, MD 20817


Roberta F. Palestine, M.D. is the founder and director of The Dermatology Center and has been in practice since 1982. Dr. Palestine is a board certified dermatologist. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University, her medical degree with honors from the University of Rochester, and she attended the world-famous Mayo Clinic for her residency in dermatology. At Mayo, she received the coveted Paul A. O’Leary Award in recognition of excellence in patient care. “Patients have commented on how well I listen. I think that's very important in customizing treatment for each individual patient. I find it satisfying to help people optimize their appearance, because when people look better it makes them feel better and therefore enhances their self-esteem and self-confidence.”

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 41 Years

Languages Spoken: Chinese and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry

Graduation Date: in 1978

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Suburban Hospital
  • Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center

Specialties: Dermatology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice HMO
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry DE PPO
  • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Palestine's Office Information

Fax: ( ,3) 301-5304
Website: dermskin.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-7:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Sat8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Doctor Palestine's Other Office Information

The Dermatology Center
19735 Germantown Rd Ste 210
Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 530-8300

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-7:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat8:00 AM-12:00 PM

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