Robert Alan Silverman, MD| Dermatology | MedStar Health

Robert Alan Silverman, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.6 out of 5 (87 reviews)

Specialties: Dermatology

Languages: English

(202) 243-3434

Clinical areas of focus

  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Hair Diseases
  • Mole Examination
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Wart Removal
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormalities Of The Skin
  • Acne
  • Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis
  • Ainhum
  • Albinism
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Vasculitis
  • Alopecia
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Anal Condyloma
  • Anal Warts
  • Angioma
  • Angiosarcoma
  • Angular Cheilitis
  • Anhidrosis
  • Aphthous Ulcers
  • Atrophie Blanche
  • Atypical Mole
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Becker Melanosis
  • Bedbugs
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Skin
  • Benign Neoplasm Of The Lip
  • Birthmark
  • Blau Syndrome
  • Blister
  • Blistering Disorder
  • Boil
  • Brittle Nails
  • Bruising
  • Bullous Disease
  • Bullous Pemphigoid
  • Burns
  • Cafe Au Lait Spots
  • Calcinosis Cutis
  • Candidiasis
  • Carbuncle
  • Cellulite
  • Cellulitis
  • Cellulitis Of The Buttock
  • Cellulitis Of The Leg
  • Cellulitis Of The Neck
  • Cherry Angioma
  • Cold Sore
  • Condyloma Lata
  • Condylomata Acuminata
  • Congenital Dermal Melanocytosis
  • Congenital Herpes
  • Congenital Nevi
  • Contact And Allergic Dermatitis Of The Eyelid
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cradle Cap
  • Crows Feet
  • Cutaneous Amyloidosis
  • Cutaneous B Cell Lymphoma
  • Cutaneous Candidiasis
  • Cutaneous Horn
  • Cutaneous Larva Migrans
  • Cutaneous T Cell Lymphoma
  • Cutaneous Vasculitis
  • Cutis Aplasia
  • Cutis Laxa
  • Cutis Marmorata Telangiectatica Congenita
  • Dandruff
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans
  • Dermatographism
  • Dermatomycoses
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Diaper Rash
  • Drug Reaction
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dyschromia
  • Dyshidrosis
  • Dyskeratosis Congenita
  • Dyskeratosis Follicularis
  • Dysplastic Nevus
  • Ear Dermatitis
  • Ectodermal Dysplasias
  • Eczema
  • Edema Of Eyelid
  • Epidermal Nevi
  • Epidermoid Cysts
  • Epidermolysis Bullosa
  • Erythema
  • Erythema Ab Igne
  • Erythema Marginatum
  • Erythema Migrans
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Erythema Nodosum
  • Erythroderma
  • Erythromelalgia
  • Eyelid Cancer
  • Facial Aging
  • Female Alopecia
  • First Degree Burns
  • Folliculitis
  • Freckles
  • Frown Lines
  • Furrowed Tongue
  • Furuncle
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Genital Warts
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Glomangioma
  • Glomus Tumor
  • Graft Versus Host Disease
  • Granuloma Annulare
  • Granuloma Inguinale
  • Growth On Head
  • Growth On Neck
  • Hair Diseases
  • Hairy Tongue
  • Hand Dermatitis
  • Head Cyst
  • Head Papilloma
  • Hemangiomas
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Simplex Dermatitis Of The Eyelid
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Hirsutism
  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Hyperkeratosis
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Hyperpigmentation Of Eyelids
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Hypertrichosis Of The Eyelid
  • Hypohidrosis
  • Hypopigmentation
  • Hypotrichosis Of Eyelid
  • Ichthyosis
  • Iga Vasculitis
  • Impetigo
  • Impetigo Herpetiformis
  • Inclusion Cyst
  • Incontinentia Pigmenti
  • Infantile Hemangioma
  • Inflammation Of The Eyelid
  • Ingrown Hair
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Ear
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Keloid
  • Keratin Cyst
  • Keratoacanthoma
  • Keratoderma
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Kerion
  • Lentigo
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lice
  • Lichen Nitidus
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lichen Sclerosus
  • Lichen Sclerosus Of The Penis
  • Lichen Sclerosus Of The Vulva
  • Lichen Simplex
  • Linear Iga Bullous Disease
  • Lip Disease
  • Lipomas
  • Livedo Reticularis
  • Livedoid Vasculopathy
  • Liver Spots
  • Localized Scleroderma
  • Lupus Panniculitis
  • Lymphangioma
  • Malassezia Furfur
  • Male Pattern Baldness
  • Mastocytosis
  • Melanoma
  • Melanoma Of The Eyelid
  • Melanoma On Finger
  • Melanoma On Hand
  • Melasma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Metastatic Melanoma
  • Milia
  • Miliaria
  • Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Mongolian Spot
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Mucinosis
  • Mucklewells Syndrome
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Nail Disease
  • Neck Papilloma
  • Necrobiosis Lipoidica
  • Neurofibroma
  • Neurofibromatosis Type 1
  • Neurofibromatosis Type 2
  • Nevus
  • Nevus Flammeus
  • Non Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Ocular Dermatitis
  • Ocular Eczema
  • Ocular Rosacea
  • Onychomycosis
  • Panniculitis
  • Papa Syndrome
  • Papules
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Paronychia
  • Pemphigus Vulgaris
  • Perioral Dermatitis
  • Periorbital Cellulitis
  • Pernio
  • Petechiae
  • Photodamage
  • Photosensitivity
  • Pickers Nodule
  • Pigmentation Disorders
  • Pigmented Lesions
  • Pilar Cyst
  • Pityriasis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Poikiloderma
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Polymorphous Light Eruption
  • Porphyria Cutanea Tarda
  • Port Wine Stain
  • Pre Cancers Of The Skin
  • Pressure Ulcer
  • Protoporphyria
  • Prurigo
  • Prurigo Nodularis
  • Pruritic Urticarial Papules And Plaques Of Pregancy (PUPP)
  • Pruritus
  • Pseudofolliculitis Barbae
  • Psoriasis
  • Pubic Lice
  • Purpura
  • Pustule
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum
  • Pyogenic Granuloma
  • Rash
  • Ridged Nails
  • Rosacea
  • Salmon Patches
  • Scab
  • Scabies
  • Scalp Psoriasis
  • Scaly Skin
  • Scar On Neck
  • Sebaceous Hyperplasia
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Eczema
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Sebum
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Sezary Syndrome
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Bullae
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Changes
  • Skin Disease
  • Skin Pigmentation
  • Skin Spots
  • Skin Tag
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Sneddon Wilkinson
  • Solar Dermatitis
  • Spider Veins
  • Squamous Carcinoma In Situ
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of Skin Of Lip
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma Of The Skin
  • Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome
  • Staphylococcus Infections
  • Stasis Dermatitis
  • Stevens Johnson Syndrome
  • Striae
  • Striae Gravidarum
  • Subacute Cutaneous Lupus
  • Sunburn
  • Sunspots
  • Sweat Gland Carcinoma
  • Sweet Syndrome
  • Telangiectasia
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Blanca
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Manus
  • Tinea Nigra
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Trachonychia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Unwanted Hair
  • Urticaria
  • Vascular Birthmarks
  • Viral Exanthem
  • Vitiligo
  • Warts
  • Wrinkles
  • Xanthoma
  • Xerosis
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Procedures I perform

  • Actinotherapy
  • Biologic Therapy For Skin Diseases
  • Biopsy Of External Ear
  • Biopsy Of Eyelid
  • Biopsy Of Lip
  • Biopsy Of Nail
  • Blue Light Laser
  • Body Piercing
  • Chemical Skin Peel
  • Chemodenervation Eccrine Glands
  • Cosmetic Botox
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Cryotherapy For Skin Lesions
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Dermatologic Immunopathology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermoscopy
  • Destruction Of Benign Skin Lesions
  • Destruction Of Premalignant Skin Lesions
  • Electrosurgery For Skin Lesions
  • Excision Of Benign Lesions
  • Excision Of Malignant Lesions
  • Flaps Repair Of Wounds
  • Graft Repair Of Wounds
  • Incision And Drainage
  • Isotretinoin
  • Juvederm
  • Laser Dermatology
  • Laser Treatment Of Skin
  • Liposuction
  • Melanoma Surgery
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mole Check
  • Mole Examination
  • Mole Mapping
  • Patch Tests
  • Photodynamic Laser Therapy
  • Phototherapy
  • Psoralen Ultraviolet A Therapy
  • Psoriasis Laser Treatment
  • Pulsed Dye Laser
  • Rejuvenation
  • Restylane
  • Sclerotherapy For Spider Veins
  • Sebaceous Cyst Removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Chemosurgery
  • Skin Examination
  • Skin Fillers
  • Skin Resurfacing And Rejuvenation
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Tattoo Removal
  • Tetracycline Prescribing
  • Ultraviolet Therapy
  • Wart Removal
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Practice locations

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4200 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Suite 400
Washington, DC, 20016

202-243-3400

Fax 202-243-3434

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Fax 202-243-3434

3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Pasquerilla Healthcare Center
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8751

Fax 866-990-5516

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miles away

Fax 866-990-5516

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

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Dermatology, Dermatology

Board Certification: American Board of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology

Residency Program: University Hospital of Cleveland (1984)

Fellowship Program: Boston Childrens Hospital (1982)

Residency Program: Boston Childrens Hospital (1980)

Fellowship Program: Childrens Hospital of Buffalo (1980)

Residency Program: Childrens Hospital of Buffalo (1978)

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine (1977)

Ratings and reviews

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

    4.6
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.7
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.6
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.7
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.5
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.6
  • Dec 27, 2023

    A great doctor

  • Oct 18, 2023

    Very good

  • Jun 3, 2022

    Excited and excellent