Roberta L. Gartside, M.D.
- 1800 Town Center Parkway
Reston, VA 22090
- Tel: Click for phone number703-742-8004
- Fax: 703-742-3749
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Background & Specialties
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Undergraduate: Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania. BS, Cum Laude. 1972-1976
Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1977-1981
Post Graduate: General Surgery Residency, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont 1981-1986
Plastic Surgery Residency: The George Washington University Medical Center 1986-1988
Publications and Presentations
Barr, Gartside, Goldman: The Biology of Human Malignant Melanoma. Arch Surg 114:211-224, 1979
Gartside, Gamelli: Splenic Arteriovenous Fistula. J Trauma 27(6):671-673, 1987
Davis: Clinical Surgery. C.V. Mosby Company, 1987
Gartside, Hebert: Chylothorax following fracture of the thoracolumbar spine. Injury: Br J Accid Surg 19(5):363-364, 1988
Quoted in Scientific American April 1996, "Augmenting Discord" The real science of silicone breast implants is hard to see.
Hess, Gartside, Ganz: TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction after Abdominal Liposuction. Annals of
'Plastic Surgery 52(5): May 2004
"Agricultural Injuries in Vermont", Vermont-New Hampshire-Maine Tristate Meeting ACS, Dartmouth, NH, 1985
"Traumatic Chylothorax", Vermont-New Hampshire-Maine Tristate Meeting ACS, Dartmouth, NH, 1985
"Splenic Arteriovenous Fistula", Vermont Chapter ACS, Spring Meeting 1986, Manchester, Vermont
"Dermoid Cyst: Unusual Presentation., 6th Annual Joint Scientific Meeting of the John Staige Davis Society and the National Capital Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Annapolis, MD, September 1986.
"Management of a Cryptococcal Lower Extremity Ulcer", 7th Annual Joint Scientific Meeting of the John Stage Davis Society ami the National Capital Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Annapolis, MD, September 1987.
"Median Sternotomy Infection Following Internal Artery Ligation", 33rd Annual Meeting of the Plastic Surgery Research Council, San Francisco, CA, May 1988
Breast Cancer Awareness October 1993, Reston Hospital
Breast Implants, American Medical Women's Association, Chicago, Illinois, 1997.
Breast Reconstruction, Life with Cancer, INOVA, Falls Church, Virginia, October 1999, 2000, 2001,2002, and 2003
Panelist, Achieving the Ideal Practice, ASPRS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 1999
Hobbies and Interests
Physician Coordinator of the Fairfax County SkinDeep Tattoo Removal Program
Participant Operation Smile to China, Philippines, and Kenya Also participant with the OpSmile Domestic Program.
Board of Trustees, Elizabethtown College
Guest Presenter, Life with Cancer - Breast Reconstruction Post Mastectomy
Guest Examiner American Board of Plastic Surgery
Inova Breast Care Institute Executive Steering Committee and Inova Fairfax Hospital BCI committee
Representative to the Board of Directors for the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers