Angela Lotsikas, MD – Curriculum Vitae

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Dermatology, 2006

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Laser Therapy (to treat rosacea, sun damaged skin, acne scars, and hair reduction), Fractional Skin Resurfacing Laser, IPL Photorejuvenation, Botox Cosmetic, Dermal Fillers (Restylane, Perlane, Juvederm, Radiesse), Superficial Skin Resurfacing, General Dermatology, and Dermatologic Surgery.

DERMATOLOGIST, PRIVATE PRACTICE

Chevy Chase Cosmetic Center
8401 Conneticut Ave, Suite 210
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Drs. Miller, Lee, and Lotsikas
5454 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 747
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Associates
7701 Greenbelt Road, Suite 504
Greenbelt, MD 20770

EDUCATION

Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
Resident in Dermatology, 2003-2006
Chief Resident in Dermatology, 2005-2006

Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC
Department of Medicine
Internship in Medicine, 2002-2003

Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC
Doctor of Medicine, 1998-2002

George Washington University, Washington, DC
1994-1996
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Bachelor of Science in Biology

Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
1992-1994

HONORS

George Washington University
Honor Society of Phi Beta Kappa
Golden Key National Honor Society
Presidential Achievement Scholarship

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Pre-doctoral Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) Fellow, National Institutes of Health, NICHD, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, October 1996-June 1998

Summer IRTA, National Institutes of Health, NICHD, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, June- September 1996

Independent Research Study at the National Institutes of Health, NIMH, Laboratory of Neuroanatomy, Academic Year 1995-1996
Special Guest, National Institutes of Health, NIMH, Laboratory of Neuroanatomy, June-August 1995

LABORATORY SKILLS

Radioimmunoassays (RIA), Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA), Autoradiography

PUBLICATIONS

Cizza G, Lotsikas AJ, Licinio J, Gold PW, Chrousos GP: Plasma leptin levels do not change in patients with Cushing’s disease shortly after correction of hypercortisolism.
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1997 Aug: 82 (8):2747-51.

Torpy DJ, Tsigos C, Lotsikas AJ, Defensor R, Chrousos GP, Papanicolaou DA: Acute and delayed effects of a single-dose injection of interleukin-6 on thyroid function in healthy humans.
Metabolism, 1998 Oct: 47(10):1289-93.

Tataranni PA, Cizza G, Snitker S, Gucciardo F, Lotsikas A, Chrousos GP, Ravussin E: Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and sympathetic nervous system activities in Pima Indians and Caucasians.
Metabolism, 1999 Mar: 48(3):395-9.

Vgontzas AN, Papanicolaou DA, Bixler EO, Lotsikas A, Zachman K, Kales A, Prolo P, Wong ML, Licinio J, Gold PW, Hermida RC, Mastorakos G, Chrousos GP: Circadian interleukin-6 secretion and quantity and depth of sleep.
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1999 Aug: 84(8):2603-7.

Vgontzas AN, Papanicolaou DA, Bixler EO, Hopper K, Lotsikas A, Lin HM, Kales A, Chrousos GP: Sleep apnea and daytime sleepiness and fatigue: relation to visceral obesity, insulin resistance, and hypercytokinemia.
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2000 Mar: 85(3):1151-8.

Torpy DJ, Papanicolaou DA, Lotsikas AJ, Wilder RL, Chrousos GP, Pillemer SR: Responses of the sympathetic nervous system and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis to interleukin-6: a pilot study in fibromyalgia.
Arthritis and Rheumatology, 2000 Apr: 43(4):872-80.

Bourelly PE and Lotsikas-Baggili AJ. Chemexfoliation and Superficial Skin Resurfacing.
Cosmetic Dermatology, 2005 Springer, New York, 53-82.

Moe K, Lotsikas-Baggili AJ, Kupiec A, Kauffman CL. The Cutaneous Predilection of Disseminated Cryptococcal Infection in Organ Transplant Recipients.
Archives of Dermatology, 2005;141:913-914.

Meyer, SL and Lotsikas-Baggili AJ. Derm Dx: What Caused Theses Scalp Changes?
Skin and Aging, 2006 Sept:14(9):72-76
ABSTRACTS

Herkenham M, Lotsikas AJ: “Recent work on cannabinoid receptor localization”. Oral presentation, Medical College of Virginia, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Richmond, VA, November 1995.

Herkenham M, Lotsikas AJ: “Bliss and challenge of cannabinoids: new insights and directions”. Oral presentation, Winter Conference on Brain Research.
Snowmass, CO, February 1996.

Lotsikas AJ, Cizza G, Lam G, Rosenthal NE, Chrousos GP: “Plasma leptin levels have no circannual rhythm and are unaffected in patients with seasonal affective disorder”. Poster presentation, Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society.
Minneapolis, MN, June 1997.

Cizza G, Lotsikas AJ, Chrousos GP: “Plasma leptin and cortisol levels in Cushing patients before and after correction of hypercortisolism and in lean controls”. Oral presentation, Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society.
Minneapolis, MN, June 1997.

Christmas C, Cizza G, Harman SM, Lotsikas AJ, Jayme JJ, O’Connor KG, Bellantoni MR, Stevens T, St. Clair C, Tobin JD, Roy TA, Chrousos GP, Shapiro E, Pabst K, Blackman MR: “Plasma leptin levels are directly related to adiposity, but not to age, sex, or the endocrine-metabolic milieu in healthy elderly individuals”. Poster presentation, Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society.
Minneapolis, MN, June 1997.

Vgontzas AN, Papanicolaou DA, Bixler EO, Lotsikas AJ, Kales A, and Chrousos GP: “Sleep deprivation is associated with changes in the circadian secretion of plasma interleukin-6 in humans. Negative correlation between sleep quality and plasma levels of this cytokine”. Poster presentation, Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society.
New Orleans, LA, June 1998.

Lotsikas AJ, Elenkov IJ, Link A, and Papanicolaou DA: “Cure of Cushing disease is associated with an increase in IL-12 and a decrease in IL-10 cytokine production”. Poster presentation, Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society.
New Orleans, LA, June 1998.

Tataranni PA, Lotsikas AJ, Snitker S, Gucciardo F, Gold PW, Ravussin E, and Chrousos GP: “Decreased muscle sympathetic activity and exaggerated inhibition by glucocorticoids in Pima Indians”. Poster presentation, Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society.
New Orleans, LA, June 1998.

Cizza G, Lotsikas AJ, Lam G, Rosenthal NE, Gold PW, and Chrousos GP: “Depression, appetite, and plasma leptin in patients with Seasonal Affective Disorder in the summer and winter”. Poster presentation, Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society.
New Orleans, LA, June 1998.

Cizza G, Dorn LD, Rotenstein, Lotsikas AJ, and Chrousos GP: “Elevated plasma leptin levels in girls with premature adrenarche”. Poster presentation, Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society.
New Orleans, LA, June 1998.

Lotsikas-Baggili AJ, Kupiec-Banasikowska A, and Kauffman CL: "Efalizumab treatment of a case of pityriasis rubra pilaris (PRP)". Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Feb 2007 (Vol. 56, Issue 2, Page AB189). Poster presentation, Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Washington, DC, February 2007.