Cosmetic Dermatologist in Rancho Mirage
Voted as a “Best Doctor” by the Palm Springs Life Magazine in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Dr. Roberts’ private practice is based in Rancho Mirage, California. Her scientific and medical expertise is embraced by diverse populations worldwide.
Board Certified Dermatologist
As a preeminent Board Certified Physician, Dermatologist and Board Certified Dermatopathologist, Dr. Roberts specializes in Cosmetic Dermatology, Generational Dermatology™ and Ethnic Skin of Color. Well-equipped by the rigors of her Stanford Medical School training, surgical and dermatology residences, and Pathology fellowship, Dr. Roberts is the Founding Director of Dermatopathology of Loma Linda Division of Dermatology. She has tackled and triumphed over a comprehensive range of skin problems, diseases and conditions using innovative methods that have earned her national and international recognition. Generational Dermatology™ is a practice she’s very passionate about which imparts education and science to help treat patients from the generational boom worldwide. As chairperson of the First Summit on Generational Dermatology (GDerm, April 29 – May 1) she’s introducing new approaches to treating the evolving, aging patient. Now on her fourth Generational Dermatology Palm Springs Symposium (GDerm, Feb. 16-19, 2017) Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs CA.
Dr. Roberts’ Skin Type Classification System
Dr. Roberts developed a Skin Type Classification System (Roberts Skin Type Classification System©) which is groundbreaking in its approach to identifying and communicating medical details regarding all skin color types. “The Roberts Skin Type Classification System©” inspired her appearance on The Today Show and a nationally televised, first of it’s kind, ‘skin health’ program, entitled “America’s Ethnic Skin” addressing the special concerns, challenges and issues affecting an increasingly diverse America.
Dr. Roberts’ significant multicultural contributions include recent global travels as an invited guest speaker for the 14th Annual congress of Cosmetic Dermatology Society of India “CosdermIndia”, the regional meeting of International Society of Dermatology in Mumbai, India; “Chrome-Age ASIA”, an International Congress on Pigmentary disorders and Aging held at Calicut, Kerala, India and the 3rd L’Oréal African Hair and Skin Symposium in Accra, Ghana, Africa. In May, Dr. Roberts will be traveling to Seoul, Korea to chair the Geriatric Dermatology Workshop and present “Geriatric/Generational Dermatology” ™ at the World Congress of Dermatology.
Dr. Roberts is Past President of the Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS) and Past-President of the State of California Dermatologic Society (Calderm). She’s currently Chair of the WDS Past President’s Advisory Board. As a member of WDS in 2004 she founded a national outreach skin cancer screening program “Play Safe in the Sun” which travels to LPGA tournaments and provides free Sun Safety education and skin cancer screenings. She remains committed as a Skin Expert for La Roche-Posay’s SOS: Save Our Skin program.
Dr. Roberts is the recipient of two Presidential Citations from the American Academy of Dermatology, Certification of Appreciation from the California Medical Association, is the author of numerous published articles, textbook chapters and is currently writing a textbook on Geriatric Dermatology for Springer Verlag.
Dr. Roberts’ Mission
Dr. Roberts believes everybody can have healthy beautiful skin throughout the course of their lifetime. Her personal proactive motto is “Leave no stone unturned until the solution for a specific skin problem is found”. Her goal is that Generational Dermatology will become a household name to empower patients to start early to save their skin.