Print This PageBookmark this PageEmail this Page

Dr. Curtis' Curriculum Vitae

Membership Affiliations

American Academy of Pediatrics, Diplomate
American Academy of Dermatology, International Fellow
Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Member
Philippine Dermatologic Society, Diplomate

Licensure and Certification

Licenses:

California A122386 (2012)

American Board of Pediatrics (2013)
Philippine Board of Dermatology (2007)
Philippine Board of Medicine (2003)

Postgraduate Training

Fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology
Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
Jul 2014 – Sep 2015

Residency in Pediatrics
Mount Sinai at Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst, NY
Jul 2011 – Jun 2013

Internship in Pediatrics
Mount Sinai at Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst, NY
Jul 2010 – Jun 2011

Fellowship in Dermatology
(Research Fellowship in Dermoscopy and Confocal Microscopy)
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Jun 2008 – May 2009

Residency in Dermatology
Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc., Manila, Philippines
Chief Resident, Jul 2006 - Dec 2006
Jan 2004 – Dec 2006

Medical Education

Doctor of Medicine
University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
Jun 1998 – Apr 2003

Undergraduate Education

B.S. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
University of the Philippines, Quezon City, Philippines
Graduated cum laude
Jun 1994 – Apr 1998

Work Experience

Primary Care Provider, Delano Pediatric Group, Delano, CA
Medical Staff, Delano Regional Medical Center, Delano, CA
Nov 2013–Jun 2014

Publications & Abstracts

Obieta MP. Acrokeratosis Verruciformis: An Unusual Variant in a Filipino Patient. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (Supplement). 2006 Mar; 54(3): AB123.

Obieta MP. (2006, March 1). Familial reticulate acropigmentation of Dohi: A case report. http://dermatology.cdlib.org/123/case_presentations/acropigmentation/obieta.html. Cited in: Differential Diagnosis for the Dermatologist, 2008, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Jackson SM and Nesbitt LT, p. 315.

Obieta MP, Ang CF, Obieta MY, Monje VD. Evaluation of a PCR amplification method for detection of my-cobacterial DNA in formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded skin tissues. Journal of the Philippine Society of Mi-crobiology and Infectious Diseases. 2007 May; 16(1): 39-41.

Obieta MP, Jacinto SS. Herpes zoster after varicella vaccination in a healthy young child. International Journal of Dermatology. 2008 Jun; 47(6): 640-641.

Obieta MP, Braun RP, Scope A, Rabinovitz H, Marghoob AA. Dermoscopy of superficial spreading mela-noma. Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia. 2009 Feb; 144(1): 51-60.

Obieta MP, Obieta MY, Monje VD. Polymerase chain reaction-based detection of Mycobacterium tubercu-losis DNA in formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded skin tissue specimens from Filipino patients. International Journal of Dermatology. International Journal of Dermatology. 2010 Apr; 49: 470-472.

Obieta MP, Scope A, Elgart G, Rabinovitz H, Oliviero M, Marghoob AA, Braun R, Grichnik J, Bassoli S, Ahlgrimm-Seiss V, Cao T, Solomon S, Brown L, Porges L, Willenborg M, McKenzie A. Atlas: Clinical, Der-moscopy, Confocal and Histology. Lucid 3Gen. 2011.

Jaimes-Lopez N, Obieta MP, Halpern AC. Beyond Dermoscopy in: Marghoob AA, Malvehy J, Braun RP. (eds.) Atlas of Dermoscopy. 2012. London: Informa Healthcare.

Price H, Curtis MP. Improving Scars. Book chapter for Pediatric Dermatologic Surgery. Ed by Chang J. 2015. In Review.

Curtis MP, Hogeling M. Multifocal cutaneous-systemic juvenile xanthogranuloma in an infant: report of a rare case. Submitted to Cutis. 2015.

Curtis MP, Hogeling M. Verrucous plaque in a healthy teen. Submitted to Pediatric Dermatology. 2015.

Oral & Poster Presentation

Obieta MP. (2004, November). Systematized Porokeratotic Eccrine Ostial and Dermal Duct Nevus. Oral Presentation presented at the 28th Annual Convention, Philippine Dermatological Society; Mandaluyong, Philippines.

Obieta MP, Ang CF, Obieta MY, Monje VD. (2006, November). Evaluation of a PCR amplification method for detection of mycobacterial DNA in formalin-fixed paraffin embedded skin tissues.Oral Presentation presented at the 28th Annual Convention, Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases; Mandaluyong, Philippines.

Obieta MP, Ang CF, Obieta MY, Monje VD. (2006, November). Evaluation of a PCR amplification method for detection of mycobacterial DNA in formalin-fixed paraffin embedded skin tissues.Oral Presentation presented at the 14th Philippine Dermatological Society Annual Residents Research Forum; Mandaluyong, Philippines.

Obieta MP. (2005, November). Familial Reticulate Acropigmentation of Dohi. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Convention, Philippine Dermatological Society; Mandaluyong, Philippines.

Obieta MP. (2006, March). Acrokeratosis Verruciformis: An Unusual Variant in a Filipino Patient. Poster presented at the 64th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Dermatology; San Francisco, CA.

Obieta MP, Ang CF, Obieta MY, Monje VD. (2006, November). Evaluation of a PCR amplification method for detection of mycobacterial DNA in formalin-fixed paraffin embedded skin tissues. Poster presented at the 28th Annual Convention, Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases; Mandaluyong, Philippines.

Obieta MP, Jacinto SS. (2006, November). Papulonecrotic tuberculid: a case report. Discerning the enigma. Poster presented at the 30th Annual Convention, Philippine Dermatological Society; Pasig City, Philippines.

Obieta MP, Natural A, Rivera-Todaro L, Noble L. (2012, April). Breastfeeding support: It takes a village to breastfeed a child. Poster presented at the 2012 Pediatric Research Day; Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY.

Natural A, Obieta MP, Rivera-Todaro L, Noble L. (2012, April). Why do mothers stop breastfeeding in the US? Poster presented at the 2012 Pediatric Research Day; Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY.

Shah G, Obieta MP, Rivera-Todaro L, Noble L. (2012, November). Focus On Family to Improve Breast-feeding. Poster presented at the 2012 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition; New Orleans, LA.

Curtis MP, Hogeling M. (2015, March). Primary cutaneous Scedosporium infection in a healthy young boy. Oral presentation presented at the 73rd American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA.

Curtis MP, Hogeling M. (2015, June). Cutaneous Scedosporium infection in a healthy young boy. Oral presentation presented at the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology; Vancouver, Canada.

Curtis MP, Hogeling M. (2015, June). Multifocal-cutaneous systemic juvenile xanthogranuloma in an infant: a clinicopathologi review. Poster presented at the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology; Vancouver, Canada. Selected by the Free Communications Committee as a Feature Poster for special display.

Research Grants & Other Awards

23rd World Congress of Dermatology Scholarship Awardee, 2015.
Recognition Award for Research and Scholarly Activity, Mount Sinai School of Medicine at Elmhurst Hospital Center, NY, 2012.
National Institutes of Health, Philippines – Pfizer Philippines Foundation, Inc. Research Fellowship Program, 2006.
Benjamin M. Limson Memorial Research Grant for Young Investigators, Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 2004.

Back to Top