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Dr. Heather Roberts, MD is a dermatologist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in dermatology and cosmetic dermatology.Read her story
This content was provided by Dr. Roberts "Dr. Heather Roberts is a board certified Dermatologist and laser surgeon with expertise in cosmetic facial rejuvenation. She graduated with highest honors in biochemistry from Rutgers University, and received her medical doctorate at the University of California, Irvine. She completed dual residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Internal Medicine and the Keck Medical Center of USC Dermatology, respectively. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Roberts holds a faculty appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology at the USC Keck School of Medicine where she volunteers her time teaching dermatologic, cosmetic and laser surgery to dermatology residents and medical students. A leading expert in her field, Dr. Roberts' office was selected as a National Training Center for Botox Cosmetic and injectable facial fillers, training new physicians in these techniques. As a consultant for OrthoNeutrogena, Dr. Roberts serves a dual role teaching high school students about skin cancer prevention, acne and lifelong habits for healthy skin as well as educating sales teams about the therapeutic effects of retinoids and wound healing agents. Dr. Roberts has a special interest in acne, and innovative treatments for this condition. She was the principal investigator in an FDA approved study to treat acne with the Omnilight laser. Because of her vast experience in the use of lasers, radiofrequency and light devices, Dr. Roberts is a consultant for American Medical BioCare, Inc., Candela Corporation, Solta Medical Inc. and Syneron training other physicians on the proper use of these technologies to treat the signs of aging, hormones, acne and chronic sun exposure. Dr. Roberts is a founding Board member for the Sun Safety for Kids program in California which strives to educate teachers and schools on sun safe habits. Dr. Roberts' current professional affiliations include the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the Los Angeles Metropolitan Dermatologic Society, the California Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery and SkinPAC. Dr. Roberts has been featured on Lifetime television's "Speaking of Women's Health", ABC, CBS, FOX and KTLA News as well as Telemundo, The History Channel, The Los Angeles Times, La Opinion, Savoir magazine, Teen Vogue and MedEsthetics Journal. Her community efforts have included volunteering in the SCORES program, through the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, repairing injuries for female victims of spousal abuse, providing dermatological care to uninsured patients at the CareNow clinic in Los Angeles, fundraising for the Los Angeles Mission food bank and sponsoring a Toy Drive for Beyond Shelter in Los Angeles. Dr. Roberts lectures to her peers on the expanding use of electronic medical records in Dermatology and practice management issues. Her lectures and seminars include "Electronic Health Record Implementation, Maintenance and Lessons Learned" at the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, "EMR Panel – Learn from the Experts" at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the California Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery and "Starting A Combination Cosmetic and Medical Practice" at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery. Dr. Roberts has been selected as one of "America's Top Dermatologists" by the Consumer's Research Council of America. She has also received national honors from The National Registry of Who's Who, Strathmore's Who's Who, and has been nominated Woman of the Year by the American Biographical Institute Board of International Research. With over 20 years of experience in Dermatology, Dr. Roberts devotes her practice to delivering excellent, personalized state-of-the-art general dermatologic, surgical, laser and aesthetic care for patients of all ages and skin types."
This content was provided by Dr. Roberts "Dr. Roberts devotes her practice to delivering personalized state of the art skin care that meets and exceeds your expectations. With a strong philosophy in preventive medicine, Dr Roberts believes skin care should be more than skin deep. She incorporates all aspects of your general medical health, nutrition and lifestyle habits into the personalized care she provides."