500 South Australian Avenue, Suite 205, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
Dr. Mohs Surgeon

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Dr Steven Rotter is an experienced, board-certified surgical dermatologist with fellowship and residency training at prestigious institutions, the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University Hospital, respectively, Dr. Rotter has performed over 45,000 Mohs Surgeries and Reconstruction surgeries.


Exclusive Dermatology, West Palm Beach FL – Founder

Dec 2023

Palm Beach Dermatology, W Palm Beach FL – Mohs Surgeon

Nov 2021-May 2023

Part-time Mohs and melanoma surgery and reconstruction

Forefront Dermatology, Vienna VA – Regional Director

Jan 2016- Jan 2021

Mohs, reconstructive, cosmetic, and laser surgery. Help acquire and oversee local Forefront Dermatology offices

Center of Skin Surgery PLLC  & the Skin Cancer Outpatient Surgical Hospital PLLC – Vienna VA – Founder

July 1992-Jan 2016

Mohs, reconstructive, cosmetic, and laser surgery. Established the first state-licensed outpatient surgical hospital in Virginia dedicated to skin cancer and reconstruction.

Post-Graduate Training


Fellow, Mohs, and Dermatologic Surgery

Dept of Dermatology

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104


Chief Resident

Dept of Dermatology

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD 21205



Dept of Dermatology

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Baltimore, MD 21205



General Surgery

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD 21215



General Surgery

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD 21215

University of Maryland School of Medicine – M.D.


Baltimore, MD 21201

University of Maryland – B.S. Zoology


College Park, M.D. 20740

Phi Beta Kappa

Phi Sigma, Biologic Honor Society

Northwood High School


Silver Spring, MD 10901


  • ​Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • ​Reconstructive Surgery
  • ​Laser Surgery
  • ​Rhytidectomy
  • ​Endoscopic Brow Lifts
  • ​Blepharoplasty
  • ​Tumescent Liposuction
  • ​Hair transplantation
  • ​Sclerotherapy
  • ​Fat transfer
  • ​Filler injections
  • ​Botulinum injections



Frequent speaker and moderator on reconstruction and advanced cosmetic surgery.


English, Spanish (+/-)


Barbul, A., Shawe, T., Rotter, S., Efron, J. Wasserkrug, H. and Badway, S. Wound healing in nude mice. Surgery.1989; 105: 764-769.

Schuster, R., Rotter, S., Boon, W. And Efron, G. The use of tissue expanders in immediate breast reconstruction following mastectomy for cancer. Br J Plastic Surg. 1990;43: 413-418.

Rotter, S. A slowly growing pigmented nodule on the nose; pigmented basal cell carcinoma. J Clin Cases. 1991; 1: 2-3.

Szych, C. Rotter, S., Gallant, J. Papules and nodules in a patient with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome and recurrent cryptococcal meningitis; bacillary angiomatosis. Arch Derm. 1991; 127:1831-1836.

Skouge, J.W., Morison, W.L., Diwan, R.V., Rotter, S. Autografting and PUVA; a combination therapy for vitiligo. J Derm Surg Oncol. 1992; 18: 357-360.

Rotter, S., Weiss, R. The use of human saphenous vein as an in vitro model for studying the action of sclerosing solutions. J Derm Surg Oncol. 1993;19(1): 59-62.

Rotter, S., Skouge, J.W. Treatment of premalignant lesions. Conn’s Current Therapy. Chapter. 1993

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