Vesna Petronic-Rosic
Section of Dermatology
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Dermatology
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730


MD1989University of BelgradeGeneral Medicine
Residency1995University of BelgradeDermatovenereology
Fellowship1999Thomas Jefferson UniversityDermatopathology
Residency2003Thomas Jefferson UniversityDermatology and Cutaneous Biology
Fellowship2004The University of ChicagoDermatopathology

Academic Interests

Dr. Petronic Rosic is interested in the relationship between melanocytes and keratinocytes in normal skin, benign melanocytic neoplasms, and melanoma. She is studying the characterization of alterations in extracellular matrix, integrins and expression of stem cell factor receptor in melanocytic neoplasms and the influence of pathogenic T cell populations on melanocytes in cutaneous T cell lymphoma.

Clinical Interests

General dermatology, dermatopathology, pigmented skin lesions,cutaneous oncology

Representative Publications

  1. Felsten LM, Alikhan A, Petronic-Rosic V. Vitiligo: a comprehensive overview Part II: treatment options and approach to treatment. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Sep;65(3):493-514. PubMed PMID: 21839316.
  2. Wasserman J, Maddox J, Racz M, Petronic-Rosic V. Update on immunohistochemical methods relevant to dermatopathology. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2009 Jul;133(7):1053-61. Review. PubMed PMID: 19642732.
  3. Alikhan A, Felsten LM, Daly M, Petronic-Rosic V. Vitiligo: a comprehensiveoverview Part I. Introduction, epidemiology, quality of life, diagnosis,differential diagnosis, associations, histopathology, etiology, and work-up. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Sep;65(3):473-91. PubMed PMID: 21839315.
  4. Bolotin D, Petronic-Rosic V. Dermatitis herpetiformis. Part II. Diagnosis,management, and prognosis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Jun;64(6):1027-33; quiz 1033-4. Review. PubMed PMID: 21571168.
  5. Bolotin D, Petronic-Rosic V. Dermatitis herpetiformis. Part I. Epidemiology,pathogenesis, and clinical presentation. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Jun;64(6):1017-24; quiz 1025-6. Review. PubMed PMID: 21571167.

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