Fairfax, VA. — U.S. Dermatology Partners (“USDP”) is pleased to announce that it has added an additional practice in the state of Virginia with the acquisition of Dr. Robert Silverman’s practice in Fairfax. U.S. Dermatology Partners is a physician-owned, dermatology-focused practice management organization.
Dr. Robert Silverman was born in Washington D.C. and has practiced pediatric and general dermatology in Fairfax, Virginia since 1989. He has been voted as one of the “Top Docs” by his peers in Washingtonian Magazine each year since that time. Dr. Silverman graduated from Washington & Lee University in 1973, and the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, in 1977. His pediatric residency was completed at Children’s Hospital, Buffalo, New York, in 1980. From 1980 to 1982, he was a clinical research fellow in pediatric dermatology at Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, affiliated with Harvard Medical School. He completed his dermatology training at the University Hospitals of Cleveland of Case Western Reserve University in 1984. Dr. Silverman was the director of pediatric dermatology at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, until 1989, when he moved back to the Washington, D.C. area.
He currently holds clinical associate professor positions at both Georgetown University and the University of Virginia. He is a past president of the Washington D.C. Dermatological Society and a past director of the dermatology section at INOVA Fairfax Hospital. Dr. Silverman is board-certified in pediatrics, dermatology and pediatric dermatology. He served on the executive committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics section on dermatology and was president of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology in 2005. The Dermatology Foundation bestowed the Clark Finnerud Award as a clinical educator in private practice to Dr. Silverman in 2012, and in 2015 he served as vice president of the American Board of Dermatology — completing a 9-year tenure on the board.
Dr. Silverman is on the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types (“FIRST”), the Advocacy Oversight Committee of the National Eczema Association, and the eczema expert resource group of the American Academy of Dermatology. He has over 50 dermatology publications that include articles, chapters, and books, and is a sought-after speaker, locally and nationally, on all things pediatric dermatology. Dr. Silverman enjoys gardening, golf, photography, skiing, and hiking with his wife and two sons.
“It is an honor to work alongside Bob Silverman,” said Dr. Benjamin Lockshin, Mid-Atlantic Regional Medical Director. “He has been a mentor and friend for years. Bob will be an excellent addition to USDP as a physician and teacher.”
“I am pleased that Dr. Silverman chose to join USDP,” said Geoff Wayne, CEO of U.S. Dermatology Partners. “He brings an impeccable reputation which has been earned over decades of caring for thousands of patients and while teaching dermatology at Georgetown University. I can’t overstate USDP’s appreciation that such a luminary has joined our team in the greater D.C. area and we are looking forward to working with Dr. Silverman in the future.”
If you would like more information about U.S. Dermatology Partners, or if you have any questions regarding the partnership with Robert Silverman, M.D., please contact one of the team members listed below:
U.S. Dermatology Partners
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About U.S. Dermatology Partners
Headquartered in Dallas, TX, U.S. Dermatology Partners provides comprehensive practice management services to 150 board-certified dermatologists and 50 midlevel providers across 79 locations in Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, Maryland, and Virginia. U.S. Dermatology Partners provides comprehensive management services allowing providers to focus exclusively on delivering high-quality care to patients.
As one of the largest physician-owned dermatology practices in the country, patients of U.S. Dermatology Partners not only have access to general medical, surgical, and cosmetic skin treatment through its coordinated care network, but also benefit from the organization’s strong dermatology thought leaders and medical advisory board. The physicians of U.S. Dermatology Partners are fervently focused on providing the highest level of patient-first care, and its team, therefore, includes recognized national leaders in areas such as clinical research, psoriasis, and Mohs Surgery. To learn more, visit usdermatologypartners.com
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