Patricia M. Witman, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Patricia M. Witman, MD

Patricia M. Witman, MD Best Doctors 2011-2012

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-5777
FX: (614) 722-5510


Patricia M. Witman, MD, is the Chief of the Section of Dermatology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She is also an attending dermatologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Clinical Dermatology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Witman received her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin where she also completed her dermatology residency. She then completed a fellowship in pediatric dermatology at University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Witman is board certified in both dermatology and pediatric dermatology. She currently serves as chair of the membership committee and on the mentorship task force of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology. Dr. Witman is currently listed in America’s Best Doctors. Her clinical and research interests include hemangiomas, vascular malformations, morphea, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis and cutaneous markers of genetic diseases. Dr. Witman is also an active participant in the Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation Clinic at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Witman also teaches medical students, dermatology residents and pediatric residents.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Date Completed: 05/31/1994


  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Date Completed: 06/30/1995


  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Date Completed: 06/30/1998


  • University of California San Francisco
    Date Completed: 06/30/2002


  • Pediatrics


  • Dermatology


  • Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 02/01/2007


  • Gordon,Shayna; Latorre,Andrea; Witman,Patricia. 2013. Persistent Pediatric Contact Leukoderma After Exposure to Butterfly Electrocardiogram Back Pad: A Report of Three Cases.  PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY. Vol. 30, no. 6. (November): E169-E171.
  • Krueger, D, Northrup, H, Tuberous Sclerosis Consensus. 2013. Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Surveillance and management: Recommendations of the 2012 International Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Consensus Conference.  Pediatric Neurology. Vol. 49, no. October: 255-265.
  • Northrup, H, Krueger, D. 2013. Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Diagnostic Criteria Update: Recommednations of the 2012 International Tuberous Sclerosis Complex consensus Conference.  Pediatric Neurology. Vol. 49, no. October: 243-254.
  • Gordon S, Latorre A, Witman P. 2012. Persistent Pediatric Contact Leukoderma After Exposure to Butterfly Electrocardiogram Back Pad: A Report of Three Cases.  Pediatr Dermatol. Vol. Epub ahead of print, no. September: eEpub ahead of print.
  • Jacks,Stephanie,K; Lewis,Elizabeth,A; Witman,Patricia,M. 2012. The Curette Prep: A Modification of the Traditional Scabies Preparation.  PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY. Vol. 29, no. 4. (July): 544-545.
  • Kortuem KR; Davis MD; Witman PM; McEvoy MT; Farmer SA. 2010. Results of Goeckerman treatment for psoriasis in children: a 21-year retrospective review.  Pediatric Dermatology. Vol. 27, no. 5. (September): e518.
  • Holsinger JM; Campbell SM; Witman P. 2010. Multiple erythematous-yellow, dome-shaped papules.  American Family Physician. Vol. 82, no. 5. (September): e517.
  • Sroa N, Witman P. 2010. Howel-Evans Syndrome: a variant of ectodermal dysplasia.  Cutis. Vol. 85, no. 4. (April): 183-185.
  • Darabi,Kamruz; Jaiswal,Rohit; Hostetler,Sarah,G; Bechtel,Mark,A; Zirwas,Matthew,J; Witman,Patricia. 2009. A New Kid on the Block: IL-10+ Regulatory B Cells and a Possible Role In Psoriasis.  The journal of pediatric pharmacology and therapeutics : JPPT : the official journal of PPAG. Vol. 14, no. 3. (July): 148-153.
  • Rodriguez V, *Lee A, Anderson P, Witman PM. 2009. Kasabach Merritt Phenomenon: Case series and a retrospective Review of the Mayo Clinic Experience.  J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2009 Jul;31(7):522-.
  • Tollefson MM, Witman PM. 2007. En Coup de Sabre Morphea and Parry-Romberg Syndrome: A Retrospective Review of 54 Patients. Review of Bibliography.  J Am Acad Dermatol. Vol. 56, no. (2). (February): 257-263.
  • Witman PM, Wagner AM, Scherer K, Waner M, Frieden IJ. 2006. Complications Following Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment of Superficial Hemangiomas.  Lasers Surg Med. Vol. 38, no. (2). (February): 116-123.
  • Witman PM. 2006. More Than Just a Bump: The Hamartoma Syndromes.  Adv Dermatol. Vol. 22, no. January: 157-180.
  • Davis DMR, Otley CC, Witman PM. 2005. Erythematous Plaques on the Flexural Surfaces - Elastosis Perforans Serpiginosa (EPS).  Arch Dermatol. Vol. 141, no. (11). (November): 1457-1462.
  • Davis,Dawn,MarieR; Otley,Clark,C; Witman,Patricia,M. 2005. Erythematous plaques on the flexural surfaces.  Archives of dermatology. Vol. 141, no. 11. (November): 1457-1462.
  • Mehrany K, Kist JM, Witman PM. 2005. Acne Fulminans.  Int. J Dermatol. Vol. 44, no. (2). (February): 132-133.
  • Bluth, MD; Witman, PM; Thompson, DM. 2004. Upper Aerodigestive Tract Complications in a Neonate With Linear IgA Bullous Dermatosis.  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. Vol. 68, no. (7). (July): 965-970.
  • Witman, PM; Rogers, RS. 2003. Pediatric Oral Medicine.  Dermatol Clin. Vol. 21, no. (1). (January): 157-170.
  • Patricia Witman, MD. 2001. Topical Therapies for Localized Psoriasis.  Mayo Clinic Proc.. Vol. 76, no. (9):. (September): 943-949.
  • Tollefson MM, Witman PM. En coup de sabre morphea and Parry Romberg Syndrome: a retrospective view of 54 cases. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 56(2): 257-63, 2007.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
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