Patricia M. Witman, MD

Patricia Witman

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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 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. 

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.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Shining Star Award, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, College of Medicine, The Ohio State University, 2017
  • 3rd Prize, Poster Competition, Society for Pediatric Dermatology Annual Meeting, 2006
  • Academic Achievement Award, American Medical Women's Association, 1994
  • Achievement Award, Lange Medical Publications, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1994
  • Internal Medicine Externship Scholarship, American College of Physicians, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1991
  • Outstanding Scholar Award, Milwaukee Alumni Association, University of Wisconsin, 1990
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
  • Excellence in Teaching Recognition, Mayo Medical School
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Mayo Fellow Association, Department of Dermatology
  • Meeting Planning Committee, Society for Pediatric Dermatology, 2017 - Present
  • Member, Pediatric Dermatology Test Writing Committee, American Board of Dermatology, 2012 - 2015
  • Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Committee, Society for Pediatric Dermatology, 2012 - 2017
  • Awards and Goals Committee, Society for Pediatric Dermatology, 2011 - 2014
  • Chair, Membership Committee, Society for Pediatric Dermatology, 2006 - 2009
  • Mentorship Taskforce, Society for Pediatric Dermatology, 2006 - 2009
  • Member, Women’s Dermatologic Society, 2006 - 2010
  • Member, Paul O’Leary Alumni Association, 2005 - 2006
  • Camp Discovery Committee, American Academy of Dermatology, 2002 - 2004
  • Member, Society for Pediatric Dermatology, 2000 - Present
  • Member, American Academy of Dermatology, 1995 - Present
  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1993 - Present

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 02/01/2007

Board Certifications
  • Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology
Fellowship University of California San Francisco Date Completed: 06/30/2002
Residency Medical College of Wisconsin Date Completed: 06/30/1998
Internship Medical College of Wisconsin Date Completed: 06/30/1995
Medical School Medical College of Wisconsin Date Completed: 05/31/1994
Research Funding

An investigation of the safety and efficacy of Elidel 1% cream in atopic disease modification., Co-Investigator

Funding Period: 03/2004 - 12/2009

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