35th Hawaii Dermatology SeminarTM
Roberta D. Sengelmann, MD, FAAD
Dr. Roberta Sengelmann, M.D. is a board certified dermatologist practicing dermatologic and cosmetic surgery in St Louis, Missouri and Santa Barbara, Caliornia. She recently stepped down from her post at Washington University where she was an Associate Professor of Dermatology and Otolaryngology and director of the Center for Dermatologic and Cosmetic Surgery. At Washington University, she oversaw resident education in dermatologic surgery and ran a Mohs/Advanced Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship. She completed her residency in Dermatology at the University of Texas Health Science Center/MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and went on to complete a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic/Advanced Dermatologic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Through hands-on preceptorships with the field’s leading experts, she refined her techniques in cutaneous laser resurfacing, tumescent liposuction, and facial rejuvenation surgery. Her practice focuses on treatment of skin cancer as well as minimally invasive aesthetic enhancement. This includes tumescent liposuction, Autologous fat transfer, laser surgery, chemical peels, botulinum toxin injections, soft tissue augmentation, blepharoplasty, and minimal incision rhytidectomy surgery. She is primary investigator or collaborator on several research projects, authored various manuscripts and abstracts, and presents nationally in her areas of interest – namely, skin cancer, aging, and their treatment. She is an editor of the premier dermatologic surgery textbook, Surgery of the Skin, which was released in spring 2005. She is an active member of her specialty's key orqanizations including the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American College of Mohs Surgery, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. She is on the Board of Directors of the American College of Mohs Surgery, and ex Board member of both the Association of Academic Dermatologic Surgeons and the International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative. While most of her free time is spent with her physician spouse and two toddlers, as a native of southern California, Dr. Sengelmann enjoys outdoor sports ranging from running and hiking to snow skiing and horseback riding. She is the daughter of an L.A. based plastic surgeon, Dr Robert P. Sengelmann who is now retired.