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.

Academic Title

Professor

More about Howard Maibach

Education

Tulane University School of Medicine 1955

Residencies

University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Dermatology 1961

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Jiang A, Harrison JC, Siegel PD, Maibach H. Possible role of regional variation in allergic contact dermatitis: case report. Contact Dermatitis. 2018 Mar; 78(3):228-229.
  2. Cao Y, Elmahdy A, Zhu H, Hui X, Maibach H. Binding affinity and decontamination of dermal decontamination gel to model chemical warfare agent simulants. J Appl Toxicol. 2018 May; 38(5):724-733.
  3. Hirbod S, Nafisi S, Maibach HI. RNA Loading on Nano-Structured Hyperbranched ▀-Cyclodextrin. Avicenna J Med Biotechnol. 2018 Jan-Mar; 10(1):15-21.
  4. Kubota-Ishida N, Takei-Masuda N, Kaneda K, Nagira Y, Chikada T, Nomoto M, Tabata Y, Takahata S, Maebashi K, Hui X, Maibach HI. In Vitro Human Onychopharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Analyses of ME1111, a New Topical Agent for Onychomycosis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Jan; 62(1).
  5. Warshaw EM, Goodier MC, DeKoven JG, Maibach HI, Taylor JS, Sasseville D, Belsito DV, Fowler JF, Fransway AF, DeLeo VA, Marks JG, Pratt MD, Mathias T, Zirwas MJ, Zug KA. Contact Dermatitis Associated With Skin Cleansers: Retrospective Analysis of North American Contact Dermatitis Group Data 2000-2014. Dermatitis. 2017 Dec 18.
  6. Zheng Y, Xu QF, Chen HY, Ye CX, Lai W, Maibach HI. Inhibition of MMPs Cat G and downregulates the signaling of TGF-▀/Smad in chronic photodamaged human fibroblasts. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2017 Nov; 21(22):5160-5165.
  7. Warshaw EM, Aschenbeck KA, DeKoven JG, Maibach HI, Taylor JS, Sasseville D, Belsito DV, Fowler JF, Zug KA, Zirwas MJ, Fransway AF, DeLeo VA, Marks JG, Pratt MD, Mathias T. Piercing and Metal Sensitivity: Extended Analysis of the North American Contact Dermatitis Group Data, 2007-2014. Dermatitis. 2017 Nov/Dec; 28(6):333-341.
  8. Zou Y, Celli A, Zhu H, Elmahdy A, Cao Y, Hui X, Maibach H. Confocal laser scanning microscopy to estimate nanoparticles' human skin penetration in vitro. Int J Nanomedicine. 2017; 12:8035-8041.
  9. Zheng Y, Xu Q, Peng Y, Gong Z, Chen H, Lai W, Maibach HI. Expression Profiles of Long Noncoding RNA in UVA-Induced Human Skin Fibroblasts. Skin Pharmacol Physiol. 2017; 30(6):315-323.
  10. 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 Dec; 39(6):653-663.
  11. Zou Y, Maibach HI. Dermal-epidermal separation methods: research implications. Arch Dermatol Res. 2018 Jan; 310(1):1-9.
  12. Jiang A, Maibach H. Dermatotoxicology of sulfur mustard: Historical perspectives from World War I. J Appl Toxicol. 2018 Jan; 38(1):108-112.
  13. 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. 2017 Jul; 177(1):84-106.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. Zheng Y, Chaudhari PR, Maibach HI. Allergic contact dermatitis from ophthalmics. Cutan Ocul Toxicol. 2017 Dec; 36(4):317-320.
  18. 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.
  19. Rivers DA, Stern R, Maibach HI. A defective inflammatory response may underlie cases of atopic dermatitis. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2017 Jul; 31(7):e313-e315.
  20. Behtash A, Nafisi S, Maibach HI. New Generation of Fluconazole: A Review on Existing Researches and Technologies. Curr Drug Deliv. 2017; 14(1):2-15.

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