Dr. Steven Rotter, MD

Dr. Steven Rotter, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Steven Rotter, MD is a dermatologist in Vienna, VA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in dermatology.Read his story

Forefront Dermatology - Vienna

8301 Old Courthouse Rd

Vienna, VA 22182
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rotter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Skin Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Rotter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Rotter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rotter "Dr. Steven Rotter is a Board-Certified in Dermatologist and Fellowship-Trained Mohs Skin Cancer Surgeon. He is thoroughly committed to continuing his education and to obtaining the most advanced laser systems. His training, his genuine caring attitude, and his personal dedication to each patient combine to provide only the best results. Dr. Rotter recently received recognition from his peers by being awarded Top Doctor 2016 by Washingtonian Magazine and Top Doctor 2017 by Northern Virginia Magazine."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rotter "I want to educate patients about what treatments are available for them and work together to implement the plan that they helped create.


1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
  • MOHS Micrographic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology**

13  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Dermabrasion
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Maryland
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Maryland
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rotter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rotter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rotter to family and friends
139 total reviews (78 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (139)

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Dr. Rotter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (78)

Dr. Rotter and his staff have treated me on 3 separate occasions in the last 4 years. He and his staff are committed to providing the best care possible and in the most professional way. I don’t recommend many people, but I highly recommend Dr. Rotter and his team.
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Have nothing but positive things to say about Dr. Rotter and his practice. I’ve been a long time patient, and would recommend Dr. Rotter to anyone including family members and friends.
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I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Rotter and his staff. He is an amazing surgeon and I have the upmost confidence in every aspect of his practice. The level of caring and concern he and his nurses give their patients is above and beyond what is usually expected with a successful physician's...more
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Dr. Rotter was extremely helpful with convincing my husband about the surgery needed to remove a basil cell and to cover the wond with a downer from behind my husband’s ear. He is not only a competent surgeon, but is also concerned about the visible aspects of the surgery. Staff is fantastic! Jim...more
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I have been treated by Dr. Rotter several times for basal cell cancer on my face. They all healed beautifully. He is always responsive and helpful in resolving any difficulties. The staff as well is informative and helpful.
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