Wendy E. Roberts, MD, FAAD
Voted as a “Best Doctor” by Palm Springs Life Magazine in 2005, 2006 and 2007, Dr. Roberts’ private practice is located at the Desert Dermatology Skin Institute in Rancho Mirage (Palm Springs), California.
As a board-certified Dermatologist and a board-certified Dermatopathologist, Dr. Wendy E. Roberts specializes in Ethnic Skin of Color, Cosmetic Dermatology, Geriatric Dermatology, and Generational Dermatology. 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. Dr. Roberts has tackled and triumphed over a comprehensive range of skin problems, diseases and conditions using innovative methods that have earned her national recognition. Dr. Roberts is a forerunner in her medical specialty. Her pioneering research includes developing a Dual therapy regimen for the treatment of Melasma and other disorders of facial hyperpigmentation. Dr. Roberts has also developed a Skin Type Classification which is published in the May, 2008 Journal of Drugs in Dermatology “The Roberts Skin Type Classification System ©” which is groundbreaking in its approach to identifying and communicating medical details regarding all skin color types.
In 2004, Dr. Roberts founded, as a member of the Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS), a national outreach skin cancer screening program called “Play Safe in the Sun” which travels to LPGA tournaments and provides free Sun Safety education and skin cancer screenings.
Dr. Roberts is currently Vice President/President-Elect of the Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS). She is a Past-President of the State of California Dermatologic Society (Calderm). As a member of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), Dr. Roberts has served on numerous committees including the 2008 American Academy of Dermatology Nominating Committee, Organizational Structure Health Care Delivery Committee and Melanoma and Skin cancer screening. She was also appointed to the Stanford University Medical Alumnae Board Governors to which she currently serves.
Dr. Roberts is frequently quoted in the national media including New Beauty, Self, Allure, Essence, Prevention, Readers Digest, O – The Oprah Magazine, CNN and XM radio, CBS and NBC television and the Los Angeles Times, etc. She is also the author of numerous published articles and textbook chapters.
Dr. Roberts’ personal practice motto is “Leave no stone unturned until the solution for a specific skin problem is found.”