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Jonathan Silverberg, MD,PhD,MPH

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Jonathan Silverberg MD,PhD,MPH Jonathan Silverberg MD,PhD,MPH



  • Associate Professor of Dermatology
Medical Biography
Clinical Interests
  • atopic dermatitis
  • eczema
  • hand eczema
  • contact dermatitis/ skin allergies
  • psoriasis
  • chronic itch
  • urticaria
  • blistering diseases
  • alopecia areata
  • vitiligo
  • Medical School
    • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center
  • Residency
    • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center - Internal Medicine
    • St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University - Dermatology
Board Certified
  • Dermatology

Jonathan Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Dermatology at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC. He is the Director of Clinical Research and Contact Dermatitis.

Dr. Silverberg completed his undergraduate and medical school training as a part of the highly selective dual B.A./M.D. program at State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, in Brooklyn. Dr. Silverberg also received his doctorate in neuroimmunology and Master of Public Health degree in biostatistics and epidemiology from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center where he also completed his internship in internal medicine. He completed his residency training in dermatology at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center and Beth Israel Medical Centers in New York, NY and served as Chief Resident during his final year.

Dr. Silverberg’s area of clinical subspecialty is inflammatory skin disease, particularly atopic and contact dermatitis. He has extensive experience in the advanced management of atopic dermatitis, hand eczema, chronic itch, psoriasis, hidradenitis and many other chronic inflammatory skin disorders. He is also a national expert in allergy patch testing, phototesting and photopatch testing.

Dr. Silverberg’s research interests include drug development, clinical trial design, biomarkers, dermato-epidemiology, health services research, patient-reported outcomes, comorbidities and burden of itch and inflammatory skin disease and evidence-based dermatology. His publications include more than 600 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts and book chapters. He is also the author of the Clinical Management of Atopic Dermatitis handbook (2018).

Dr. Silverberg has also been a local, national and/or international principal investigator for numerous clinical trials for novel treatments in atopic dermatitis and other inflammatory disorders. He has been recognized with several honors, including the Young Leadership Award from the American Dermatological Association in 2017, Teacher of the Year Award in the department of dermatology in 2015, Outstanding Teacher’s Award from the Feinberg School of Medicine in 2016, 2017 and 2018, and the inaugural Rajka Award from the International Society for Atopic Dermatitis in 2014. He is an associate editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, British Journal of Dermatology and Current Dermatology Reports. Dr. Silverberg is a member of the International Eczema Council, North American Contact Dermatitis Group the American Society of Contact Dermatitis. Dr. Silverberg is also the chair of the annual Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis global multidisciplinary conference.