James Curtis Roberson, MD| Rheumatology | MedStar Health
James Curtis Roberson

James Curtis Roberson, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (2020 reviews)

Specialties: Rheumatology

Languages: English

(301) 782-2222

About me

Dr. Roberson is a member of the MedStar Orthopaedic Institute and specializes in:

Clinical areas of focus

  • Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Myositis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogrens
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Vasculitis
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acute Arthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anti Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Aortic Arteritis
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis Of Multiple Joints
  • Arthropathy
  • Behcet Syndrome
  • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
  • Cranial Arteritis
  • Crest
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Cutaneous Vasculitis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Discoid Lupus Erythematosus
  • Enthesitis
  • Erythema Nodosum
  • Familial Mediterranean Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Gonococcal Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis
  • Iga Vasculitis
  • Igg 4 Related Diseases
  • Inflammatory Polyarthropathy
  • Isolated Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Joint Disorder Of Multiple Joints
  • Joint Effusion
  • Joint Swelling
  • Lupus Nephritis
  • Macrophage Activation Syndrome
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
  • Monoarticular Arthritis
  • Myositis
  • Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Periodic Fever Syndromes
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Polyarthralgia
  • Polyarthropathy
  • Polychondritis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Polymyositis
  • Positive Antinuclear Antibody (ANA) Test
  • Post Infectious Arthritis
  • Pseudogout
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reactive Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogrens
  • Spondyloarthropathy
  • Still's Disease
  • Synovitis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Systemic Scleroderma
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tophus
  • Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease
  • Uveitis
  • Vasculitis
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Procedures I perform

  • Antinuclear Antibody (ANA) Blood Test
  • Biologic Therapy For Rheumatologic Diseases
  • Joint Injection
  • Non Surgical Management Of Osteoarthritis
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Practice locations

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9455 Lorton Market Street
Suite 200
Lorton, VA, 22079

703-971-3701

Fax 703-971-0958

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13950 Brandywine Road
Suite 225
Brandywine, MD, 20613

301-856-1682

Fax 301-856-0964

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Kaiser Select
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Choice
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Tricare for Life East
    • United Student Resources
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • I-SNP
    • United Navigate
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • United Golden Rule
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • United Choice Plus
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • D-SNP)
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • United Optimum Choice
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem HMO - BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Tricare East Select
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Anthem (POS & Open Access POS) BCBS of VA HealthKeepers
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Anthem Plus BCBS of VA HealthKeepers Plus
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Cigna EPO
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Virginia Premier
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • First Health PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

Fellowship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1994)

Residency Program: Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia (1992)

Internship Program: Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia (1989)

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine (1988)

Awards

  • Section Chief, Director of Rheumatology Education, Providence Hospital, 2005-2010
  • Vice Chairman, Dept. of Medicine, Providence Hospital, 2006-2008
  • Asst. Clinical Professor of Medicine, Howard University Hospital, 2007-2012
  • American College of Rheumatology, Member
  • Washingtonian Magazine "Top Doctors" Recognition, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2005, 2002
  • Physician of the Year 2006, NANBPW

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Apr 26, 2024

    Excellent

  • Apr 25, 2024

    Dr Roberson is a wonderful doctor. He listens, answers questions, provides advice and has a wonderful bedside manner. I am never feel rushed at my appointment.

  • Apr 25, 2024

    Excellent experience would recommend to friends and relatives