James Curtis Roberson, MD| Rheumatology | MedStar Health

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

4.9 out of 5 (1821 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
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • First Health PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Student Resources
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Tricare Prime
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)

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
  • Dec 28, 2023

    Dr Roberson is the kindest Dr I have ever met. He listens to every word I say and makes sure I understands everything that he says. Very kind and respectful.

  • Dec 21, 2023

    Dr. Roberson takes the time to listen explain, and is very knowledgeable. I never feel rushed, and the treatment plans work exceptionally.

  • Dec 15, 2023

    Dr. Roberson was very knowledgeable, patient and courteous.