Meet Ohio State's team of dermatology experts

The Department of Dermatology comprises a comprehensive team of doctors and staff, all focused on delivering high quality patient care, contributing to innovations in medicine and educating medical students and postgraduate trainees.

Our Leaders


Mark Bechtel, MD

Chair, Department of Dermatology

Professor, General Dermatology

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Alisha Plotner, MD

Co-Director, Department of Dermatology

Assistant Professor, General Dermatology

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Joy Mosser-Goldfarb, MD

Director, Resident Program

Associate Professor, Pediatric Dermatology

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Jessica Kaffenberger, MD

Director, Medical Student Education

Assistant Professor, General Dermatology, Blistering Diseases, Cutaneous Lupus, Autoimmune Diseases

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Benjamin Kaffenberger, MD

Director, Dermatology Inpatient Consultation Service

Assistant Professor, Complex Medical Dermatology, General Dermatology

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Our People

Our People

Administrative Staff

Beth Kistler Olds, RN, BSN
Department Administrator
EPIC Nurse Analyst/Coordinator

Crisanne Hitler
Resident and Fellow Program Coordinator

Shelby Snodgrass
Lead Clinical Research Coordinator