Elizabeth Satter, MD, MPH

Elizabeth K Satter, MD, MPH

Name: Elizabeth K Satter, MD, MPH

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
DER - National Faculty
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:

Office Phone: 
(619) 356-1965


Doctor of Medicine AUG 1988-16 JUN 1992
Tulane School of Medicine; New Orleans, LA
• Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
• Louisiana Pathology Society Award
• Medical Women's Association Achievement Citation

Masters of Public Health AUG 1988-18 MAY 1992
Tulane University; New Orleans, LA
Masters of Science-Biology AUG 1986-14 MAY 1988
Tulane University; New Orleans, LA

Bachelors of Science-Biology and Psychology AUG 1983-16 AUG 1986
Tulane University; New Orleans, LA
• Dean’s List Spring 1986
• Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Honor Society
• Delta-Delta-Delta Biology Honor Society

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • Currently doing teledermatology for the Veterans Administration and doing case reviews for the California Medical Board
  • Retired Navy Captain on active duty from July 1994-Oct 2014
  • Prior Chairman of the Department of Dermatology NMCSD dermatology residency program from June 2009-2011 and assistant chairman from Oct 2007-2009
  • Director of Dermatopathology NMCSD dermatology residency program Sept 2005-Oct 2014
  • HUMANITARIAN DEPLOYMENTS: USNS Mercy (TAH-19) May 2008-September 2008 USS Peleliu (LHA-5) May 2007-September 2007 USNS Mercy (TAH-19) May 2006-September 2006


  • Cantor A, Satter EK, Douglas M. Rapidly fatal metastatic cutaneous angiosarcoma initially mimicking a furuncle in a middle-aged male. Dermatol Online J. 2017 Oct 15; 23(10) 6.
  • Satter EK, Rozelle CL, Sperling L. Prurigo Pigmentosa: An under-recognized inflammatory dermatosis characterized by an evolution of distinctive clinicopathological features. J Cutan Pathol 2016;43:809-14. doi: 10.1111/cup.12763.
  • Rivard SC, Satter E. Primary Cutaneous Coccidioidomycosis Presenting as a Recurrent Preauricular Cyst. SkinMed 2016 Apr 1;(14):142-4. eCollection 2016.
  • Satter EK. Amelanotic melanoma mimicking an atypical fibrohistiocytic lesion. Am J Dermatopathol. 2015 Jun;37(6):505-7. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000000143.
  • Kwan JM, Satter EK. JAAD Grand Rounds. A 53-year-old women with multifocal subcutaneous nodules. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 May;72(5):924-926. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.06.032.
  • Satter EK, Delarosa KM. Intradermal proliferative fasciitis on the finger. Am J Dermatopathol. 2015 Mar;37(3):246-248. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e3182987465.
  • Keller MW, Satter EK, Coffey CS. Spitzoid melanoma mimicking a pyogenic granuloma in a 21-month-old child. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryn Extra. 2014 DEC;9(4):166-169. doi: 10.1016/j.pedex. 2014.10.001
  • Tieu K, Satter E. What is your diagnosis? Secondary syphilis. Cutis. 2014 Jun;93(6):277:301;302.
  • Reynolds H, Perry A, Satter E. Multiple clustered and focally atrophic dermatofibromas (DF). Dermatol Online J. 2014 May 16;20(5):22612.
  • Satter E, Grady D, Schlocker CT. Syringocystadenocarcinoma papilliferum with locoregional metastases. Dermatol Online J. 2014 April 16;20(4):22335.