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Howard Maibach, M.D.

Dermatologist

Dr. Howard Maibach is an expert in contact and occupational dermatitis and sees patient at the Environmental Dermatosis Clinic, which is part of the Dermatology Clinic. His specialty is dermatotoxicology, or skin exposure toxicity; allergies and skin disorders; and dermatopharmacology or the study of medications for skin disorders.

Maibach has been on the editorial board of more than 30 scientific journals and is a member of 19 professional societies including the American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco Dermatological Society and the Internal Commission on Occupation Health. He is a professor in the Department of Dermatology at UCSF.

To make an appointment with Maibach, patients need a referral from a primary care doctor or dermatologist.

Clinics

Dermatology Clinic
1701 Divisadero St., Third and Fourth Floors
San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: (415) 353–7800
Fax: (415) 353–7870

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

More about Howard Maibach

Education

Tulane University School of Medicine 1955

Residencies

University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Dermatology 1961

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Warshaw EM, Kingsley-Loso JL, DeKoven JG, Belsito DV, Zug KA, Zirwas MJ, Maibach HI, Taylor JS, Sasseville D, Fowler JF, Mathias CG, DeLeo VA, Pratt MD, Marks JG, Fransway AF. Body piercing and metal allergic contact sensitivity: north american contact dermatitis group data from 2007 to 2010. Dermatitis. 2014 Sep-Oct; 25(5):255-64.
  2. Chow M, Botto N, Maibach H. Allergic contact dermatitis caused by palladium-containing dental implants. Dermatitis. 2014 Sep-Oct; 25(5):273-4.
  3. Xu Q, Hou W, Zheng Y, Liu C, Gong Z, Lu C, Lai W, Maibach HI. Ultraviolet A-Induced Cathepsin K Expression Is Mediated via MAPK/AP-1 Pathway in Human Dermal Fibroblasts. PLoS One. 2014; 9(7):e102732.
  4. Gorouhi F, Maibach H. Evidence or Experience: That is the Question. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2014 Jul; 15(3):147-8.
  5. Alikhan A, Maibach HI. Allergic contact dermatitis. Chem Immunol Allergy. 2014; 100:97-100.
  6. Ryberg K, Agner T, Andersen KE, Bircher A, Diepgen T, Foti C, Giménez-Arnau A, Gonçalo M, Goossens A, Johansen JD, Le Coz C, Maibach HI, Bruze M. Patch testing with a textile dye mix?-?a multicentre study. Contact Dermatitis. 2014 Oct; 71(4):215-23.
  7. Sahin MT, Maibach HI. Adhesive tape technique to enhance potassium hydroxide diagnosis of occult fungal infections. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 May; 70(5):e103.
  8. Isaksson M, Andersen KE, Gonçalo M, Goossens A, Gruvberger B, Johansen JD, Maibach HI, Rustemeyer T, Le Coz CJ, White IR, Bruze M. Multicentre patch testing with methylisothiazolinone by the European Environmental and Contact Dermatitis Research Group. Contact Dermatitis. 2014 May; 70(5):317-20.
  9. Blickenstaff NR, Coman GC, Maibach HI. Emphasizing basic science research in medical training for evidence-based practice. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. 2014 May-Jun; 80(3):199-200.
  10. Bruze M, Isaksson M, Gruvberger B, Andersen KE, Gonçalo M, Goossens A, Johansen JD, Maibach HI, Rustemeyer T, Le Coz CJ, White IR. Patch testing with methylchloroisothiazolinone/methylisothiazolinone 200?ppm aq. detects significantly more contact allergy than 100?ppm. A multicentre study within the European Environmental and Contact Dermatitis Research Group. Contact Dermatitis. 2014 Jul; 71(1):31-4.
  11. Salocks CB, Hui X, Lamel S, Hafeez F, Qiao P, Sanborn JR, Maibach HI. Dermal exposure to methamphetamine hydrochloride contaminated residential surfaces II. Skin surface contact and dermal transfer relationship. Food Chem Toxicol. 2014 Apr; 66:1-6.
  12. Yacobi A, Shah VP, Bashaw ED, Benfeldt E, Davit B, Ganes D, Ghosh T, Kanfer I, Kasting GB, Katz L, Lionberger R, Lu GW, Maibach HI, Pershing LK, Rackley RJ, Raw A, Shukla CG, Thakker K, Wagner N, Zovko E, Lane ME. Current challenges in bioequivalence, quality, and novel assessment technologies for topical products. Pharm Res. 2014 Apr; 31(4):837-46.
  13. Angelucci FL, Silva VV, Dal Pizzol C, Spir LG, Praes CE, Maibach H. Physiological effect of olfactory stimuli inhalation in humans: an overview. Int J Cosmet Sci. 2014 Apr; 36(2):117-23.
  14. Coman G, Blickenstaff NR, Blattner CM, Andersen R, Maibach HI. Sampling the stratum corneum for toxic chemicals. Rev Environ Health. 2014; 29(3):157-62.
  15. Ale IS, Maibach HI. Irritant contact dermatitis. Rev Environ Health. 2014; 29(3):195-206.
  16. Andersen RM, Coman G, Blickenstaff NR, Maibach HI. Percutaneous absorption from soil. Rev Environ Health. 2014; 29(3):169-74.
  17. Blattner CM, Coman G, Blickenstaff NR, Maibach HI. Percutaneous absorption of water in skin: a review. Rev Environ Health. 2014; 29(3):175-80.
  18. Coman G, Blattner CM, Blickenstaff NR, Andersen R, Maibach HI. Textile allergic contact dermatitis: current status. Rev Environ Health. 2014; 29(3):163-8.
  19. Coman G, Blickenstaff NR, Maibach HI. Skin and the environment. Rev Environ Health. 2014; 29(3):143.
  20. Blickenstaff NR, Coman G, Blattner CM, Andersen R, Maibach HI. Biology of percutaneous penetration. Rev Environ Health. 2014; 29(3):145-55.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.