AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Dr. Matthew Zirwas is a nationally recognized expert in eczema, psoriasis, and contact dermatitis, treating both adults and children.

Dr. Zirwas has particular expertise in the treatment and and management of allergic contact dermatitis and is a member of the esteemed American Contact Dermatitis Society.

About Matt Zirwas, MD, FAAD

Matt Zirwas, MD is a board-certified dermatologists providing medical dermatology care to patients in he Columbus Ohio area at Bexley Dermatology.

Formerly a Professor of Dermatology at Ohio State University, Dr. Matthew Zirwas founded Bexley Dermatology in Bexley, Ohio with his wife Dr. Jill Fichtel. Dr. Zirwas and Dr. Fichtel offer comprehensive skin care care at Bexley Dermatology for patients of all ages.

Dr. Zirwas previously served in several academic postions in the field of dermatology, including

  • Clinical Professor, Ohio State University – Department of Dermatology
  • Director, Ohio Contact Dermatitis Center
  • Dermatology Residency Training Program Director, Ohio State University Medical School, 2006 – 2015

 

MEDICAL EDUCATION & TRAINING

  • Undergraduate Degree (BS) – University of Pittsburgh 1992-1996
  • Medical Degree (MD) – University of Pittsburgh – 1996-2000
  • Dermatology Residency: University of Pittsburgh – 2001-2004

Tips & Wisdom From Matt Zirwas, MD, FAAD

Key Points About Contact Dermatitis

Testing has shown that you have allergic contact dermatitis.  This means that you are particularly sensitive to even an extremely small amount of certain substances. You are so sensitive to these...

Puffy Lip Syndrome

Patch Testing (Video)

Dr. Zirwas explains how Patch Testing is used to determine which agent is triggering the itchy rash of contact dermatitis. Common triggers, also called "allergens", include metal (nickel) an...