LiVDerm Faculty Members

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Matthew J. Zirwas, MD

Bexley, Ohio

Matthew J. Zirwas, MD

Medical Dermatologist


Dr. Matthew J. Zirwas directs the Contact Dermatitis Center at The Ohio State University, where he is also the residency program director for dermatology. He has published over 160 peer-reviewed articles and is one of the authors of the 7th Edition of Fisher’s Contact Dermatitis. His clinical and research interests focus on clinical trials, adult atopic dermatitis, pruritus and urticaria, hair loss and psoriasis. An expert in allergy patch testing, psoriasis, and eczema, Dr. Zirwas founded the Bexley Dermatology Research Clinic which treats qualifying patients with the newest cutting-edge treatment options.

Education and Training

  • Dermatology Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Presbyterian, 2004
  • Internship, UPMC Presbyterian, 2001
  • Medical Degree, University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine, 2000
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Pittsburgh, 1996

Professional Highlights

Dr. Zirwas is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • American Academy for Dermatology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Contact Dermatitis Society
  • Association of Professors of Dermatology
  • Central Ohio Dermatology Society
  • Columbus Medical Association
  • European Society of Contact Dermatitis
  • North American Contact Dermatitis Group
  • Ohio Dermatology Association
  • Ohio Dermatological Association
  • Ohio State Medical Association


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