Robert Sidbury, MD, MPH

Robert  Sidbury, MD, MPH

Dermatology, Vascular Anomalies, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Program, Pediatric Vascular Neurology Program

On staff since February 2009

Children's Title: Division Chief, Dermatology

Academic Title: Professor

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

  • Biography

    Robert Sidbury MD, MPH got his undergraduate and medical degrees from Duke University, and his Masters in Public Health from Harvard. He did his internship and residency at UCSF and the Oregon Health and Science University, and completed fellowships at Northwestern University and Harvard.

    He has held faculty positions at Harvard Medical School and the University of Washington School of Medicine where he is currently Professor in the Department of Pediatrics. His clinical and research interests include atopic dermatitis, vascular tumors of infancy, vitamin D, and pediatric health services.   

  • Patient Testimonials
  • Awards and Honors
    Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    SEATTLE TOP DOCTOR - 2022 Seattle Magazine 2022
    Seattle Top Doctor - 2019 Seattle Magazine 2019
    SEATTLE'S TOP DOCTOR - 2018 Seattle Magazine 2018
    SEATTLE MAGAZINE TOP DOCTOR - 2015 Seattle Magazine 2015
    SEATTLE'S TOP DOCTOR - 2015 Seattle Met Magazine 2015
    SEATTLE MAGAZINE TOP DOCTOR - 2014 Seattle Magazine 2014
    Seattle Magazine Top Doctor - 2013 Seattle Magazine 2013
    Seattle's Top Doc Seattle Met Magazine 2013
  • Publications

    Other Publications

    • Seo A, Walsh T, Lee M, Ho P, Hsu EK, Sidbury R, King MC, Shimamura A
      FAM111B Mutation Is Associated With Inherited Exocrine Pancreatic Dysfunction.
      26495788 Pancreas, 2015 Oct 22
    • Sidbury R
      Update on vascular tumors of infancy.
      20601884 Current opinion in pediatrics, 2010 Aug. : 432-7
    • Sidbury R
      Update on vascular tumors of infancy.
      20601884 Current opinion in pediatrics, 2010 Aug. : 432-7
    • Turner R, Gellis S, Schmidt B, Sidbury R
      Fever, oral ulcerations, arthralgias, neutropenia, and a polycyclic skin eruption in a 14-year-old girl.
      19706102 Pediatric dermatology, 2009 May : 347-8
    • Sidbury R
      Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis suppression in systemic glucocorticoid-treated infantile hemangiomas: putting the risk into context.
      19289767 Archives of dermatology, 2009 March : 319-20
    • Craiglow BG, Resneck JS Jr, Lucky AW, Sidbury R, Yan AC, Resnick SD, Antaya RJ
      Pediatric dermatology workforce shortage: perspectives from academia.
      18835061 Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2008 Dec. : 986-9
    • Sidbury R
      KD and other acronyms [corrected]
      18577069 Pediatric dermatology, 2008 May : 413
    • Yoo J, Wolgamot G, Torgerson TR, Sidbury R
      Cutaneous noncaseating granulomas associated with Nijmegen breakage syndrome.
      18347309 Archives of dermatology, 2008 March : 418-9
    • Heath ML, Sidbury R
      Cutaneous manifestations of nutritional deficiency.
      16914997 Current opinion in pediatrics, 2006 Aug. : 417-22
    • Calvert J, Shors AR, Hornung RL, Poorsattar SP, Sidbury R
      Relapse of Wells' syndrome in a child after tetanus-diphtheria immunization.
      16631949 Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2006 May : S232-3
    • Sidbury R, Poorsattar S
      Pediatric atopic dermatitis: should we treat it differently?
      16669990 Dermatologic therapy, 2006 March : 83-90
    • Sidbury R
      What's new in pediatric dermatology: update for the pediatrician.
      15273502 Current opinion in pediatrics, 2004 Aug. : 410-4
    • Sidbury R, Neuschler N, Neuschler E, Sun P, Wang XQ, Miller R, Tomai M, Puscasiu E, Gugneja S, Paller AS
      Topically applied imiquimod inhibits vascular tumor growth in vivo.
      14708627 The Journal of investigative dermatology, 2003 Nov. : 1205-9


Board Certification(s)

Pediatric Dermatology

Medical/Professional School

Duke University, Durham, NC
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA


Oregon Health & Science University-OHSU, Portland, OR


Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
University of CA at San Francisco School of Medici, San Francisco, CA

Clinical Interests

Atopic dermatitis; vascular lesions; health services research; Vitamin D as it relates to skin disease.

Research Focus Area

Translational Research