Howard Maibach, MD

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. Zou Y, Maibach HI. Dermal-epidermal separation methods: research implications. Arch Dermatol Res. 2017 Sep 21.
  2. Jiang A, Maibach H. Dermatotoxicology of sulfur mustard: Historical perspectives from World War I. J Appl Toxicol. 2017 Sep 19.
  3. Galliano A, Kempf JY, Fougere M, Applebaum M, Wolfram LJ, Maibach H. Comparing touch senses of na´ve and expert panels through treated hair swatches. Which associated wordings correlate with hair physical properties? Int J Cosmet Sci. 2017 Sep 16.
  4. Zirwas MJ, Hamann D, Warshaw EM, Maibach HI, Taylor JS, Sasseville D, DeKoven JG, Fransway AF, Mathias CGT, Zug KA, DeLeo VA, Fowler JF, Marks JG, Pratt MD, Belsito DV. Epidemic of Isothiazolinone Allergy in North America: Prevalence Data From the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 2013-2014. Dermatitis. 2017 May/Jun; 28(3):204-209.
  5. Warshaw EM, Hagen SL, Belsito DV, DeKoven JG, Maibach HI, Mathias CGT, Zug KA, Sasseville D, Zirwas MJ, Fowler JF, Fransway AF, DeLeo VA, Marks JG, Pratt MD, Taylor JS. Occupational Contact Dermatitis in North American Print Machine Operators Referred for Patch Testing: Retrospective Analysis of Cross-Sectional Data From the North American Contact Dermatitis Group 1998 to 2014. Dermatitis. 2017 May/Jun; 28(3):195-203.
  6. Warshaw EM, Hagen SL, DeKoven JG, Zug KA, Sasseville D, Belsito DV, Zirwas MJ, Fowler JF, Taylor JS, Fransway AF, DeLeo VA, Marks JG, Pratt MD, Maibach HI, Mathias CGT. Occupational Contact Dermatitis in North American Production Workers Referred for Patch Testing: Retrospective Analysis of Cross-Sectional Data From the North American Contact Dermatitis Group 1998 to 2014. Dermatitis. 2017 May/Jun; 28(3):183-194.
  7. Zheng Y, Chaudhari PR, Maibach HI. Allergic contact dermatitis from ophthalmics. Cutan Ocul Toxicol. 2017 Mar 06; 1-4.
  8. Grammenandi K, Kyriazi M, Katsarou-Katsari A, Papadopoulos O, Anastassopoulou I, Papaioannou GT, Sagriotis A, Rallis M, Maibach HI. Low-Molecular-Weight Hydrophilic and Lipophilic Antioxidants in Nonmelanoma Skin Carcinomas and Adjacent Normal-Looking Skin. Skin Pharmacol Physiol. 2016; 29(6):324-331.
  9. Warshaw EM, Aschenbeck KA, Zug KA, Belsito DV, Zirwas MJ, Fowler JF, Taylor JS, Sasseville D, Fransway AF, DeLeo VA, Marks JG, Pratt MD, Maibach HI, Mathias CG, DeKoven JG. Wet Wipe Allergens: Retrospective Analysis From the North American Contact Dermatitis Group 2011-2014. Dermatitis. 2017 Jan/Feb; 28(1):64-69.
  10. Pratt MD, Mufti A, Lipson J, Warshaw EM, Maibach HI, Taylor JS, Sasseville D, DeKoven JG, Zirwas MJ, Fransway AF, Mathias CG, Zug KA, DeLeo VA, Fowler JF, Marks JG, Storrs FJ, Belsito DV. Patch Test Reactions to Corticosteroids: Retrospective Analysis From the North American Contact Dermatitis Group 2007-2014. Dermatitis. 2017 Jan/Feb; 28(1):58-63.
  11. DeKoven JG, Warshaw EM, Belsito DV, Sasseville D, Maibach HI, Taylor JS, Marks JG, Fowler JF, Mathias CG, DeLeo VA, Pratt MD, Zirwas MJ, Zug KA. North American Contact Dermatitis Group Patch Test Results 2013-2014. Dermatitis. 2017 Jan/Feb; 28(1):33-46.
  12. Warshaw EM, Hagen SL, Sasseville D, Maibach HI, DeKoven JG, Belsito DV, Fowler JF, Zug KA, Taylor JS, Mathias CG, Fransway AF, DeLeo VA, Marks JG, Pratt MD, Zirwas MJ, Storrs FJ. Occupational Contact Dermatitis in Mechanics and Repairers Referred for Patch Testing: Retrospective Analysis From the North American Contact Dermatitis Group 1998-2014. Dermatitis. 2017 Jan/Feb; 28(1):47-57.
  13. Xu QF, Zheng Y, Chen J, Xu XY, Gong ZJ, Huang YF, Lu C, Maibach HI, Lai W. Ultraviolet A Enhances Cathepsin L Expression and Activity via JNK Pathway in Human Dermal Fibroblasts. Chin Med J (Engl). 2016 12 05; 129(23):2853-2860.
  14. Mousavi SZ, Nafisi S, Maibach HI. Fullerene nanoparticle in dermatological and cosmetic applications. Nanomedicine. 2017 Apr; 13(3):1071-1087.
  15. Halling-Overgaard AS, Kezic S, Jakasa I, Engebretsen KA, Maibach H, Thyssen JP. Skin absorption through atopic dermatitis skin: a systematic review. Br J Dermatol. 2016 Sep 17.
  16. Deleo VA, Alexis A, Warshaw EM, Sasseville D, Maibach HI, DeKoven J, Zug KA, Belsito DV, Fowler JF, Marks JG, Mathias CG, Pratt MD, Rietschel RL, Storrs FJ, Taylor JS, Zirwas M. The Association of Race/Ethnicity and Patch Test Results: North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 1998-2006. Dermatitis. 2016 Sep-Oct; 27(5):288-92.
  17. Pongpairoj K, Ale I, Andersen KE, Bruze M, Diepgen TL, Elsner PU, Goh CL, Goossens A, Jerajani H, Lachapelle JM, Lee JY, Maibach HI, Matsunaga K, Nixon R, Puangpet P, Sasseville D, Thaiwat S, McFadden JP. Proposed ICDRG Classification of the Clinical Presentation of Contact Allergy. Dermatitis. 2016 Sep-Oct; 27(5):248-58.
  18. Hines J, Wilkinson SM, John SM, Diepgen TL, English J, Rustemeyer T, Wassilew S, Kezic S, Maibach HI. The three moments of skin cream application: an evidence-based proposal for use of skin creams in the prevention of irritant contact dermatitis in the workplace. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2017 Jan; 31(1):53-64.
  19. Zhu H, Jung EC, Phuong C, Hui X, Maibach H. Effects of soap-water wash on human epidermal penetration. J Appl Toxicol. 2016 11; 36(11):1526.
  20. Jung EC, Zhu H, Zou Y, Elmahdy A, Cao Y, Hui X, Maibach HI. Effect of ultrasound and heat on percutaneous absorption of l-ascorbic acid: human in vitro studies on Franz cell and Petri dish systems. Int J Cosmet Sci. 2016 Dec; 38(6):646-650.

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