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Nina Botto, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Dermatology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Phone415-353-7800
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    Wellesley CollegeBA
    Chicago Medical SchoolMD
    Tufts Medical CenterDermatology Residency

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    Dr. Botto has an active clinical practice in general dermatology and a special interest in allergic contact dermatitis. She is the co-director of the Occupational and Contact Dermatitis Clinic, where she brings her expertise in contact dermatitis to patients referred for patch testing and complex inflammatory dermatoses. She serves on the board of the American Contact Dermatitis Society. In her general dermatology outpatient clinic, she sees patients with all types of skin disease including skin cancer, inflammatory skin diseases, and acne, amongst others.

    In addition to her dermatologic academic pursuits, Dr. Botto believes that the relationship between the patient and provider is of vital importance to healing and optimized care. She is interested in enhancing the patient experience. She has organized and led efforts focused on service excellence within the Dermatology Department, and is a member of UCSF's CECH organization, which focuses on improving communication skills among providers throughout the University to better healthcare experiences for patients, families and the healthcare team.

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    1. Raffi J, Botto N. Patch Testing and Allergen-Specific Inhibition in a Patient Taking Dupilumab. JAMA Dermatol. 2019 Jan 01; 155(1):120-121. PMID: 30484816.
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    2. Saeed L, Sanchez IM, Botto NC, Ellis CN, Stratman EJ, Thompson J, Shinkai K. A Simulation-Based Workshop to Improve Dermatologists' Communication Skills: A Pilot for Continuing Medical Education. Dermatol Ther (Heidelb). 2019 Mar; 9(1):179-184. PMID: 30449007.
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    3. Woodruff CM, Trivedi MK, Botto N, Kornik R. Allergic Contact Dermatitis of the Vulva. Dermatitis. 2018 Sep/Oct; 29(5):233-243. PMID: 30179968.
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    4. Steuer MS, Botto NC. Patient Reported Improvement After Patch Testing and Allergen Avoidance Counseling: A Retrospective Analysis. Dermatol Ther (Heidelb). 2018 Sep; 8(3):435-440. PMID: 29987683.
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    5. Zhu TH, Suresh R, Warshaw E, Scheinman P, Mowad C, Botto N, Brod B, Taylor JS, Atwater AR, Watsky K, Schalock PC, Machler BC, Helms S, Jacob SE, Murase JE. The Medical Necessity of Comprehensive Patch Testing. Dermatitis. 2018 May/Jun; 29(3):107-111. PMID: 29613858.
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    6. Zhu TH, Suresh R, Farahnik B, Jeon C, Warshaw E, Scheinman P, Mowad C, Botto N, Brod B, Taylor JS, Atwater AR, Watsky K, Schalock PC, Machler BC, Helms S, Jacob SE, Murase JE. Survey of Patch Test Business Models in the United States by the American Contact Dermatitis Society. Dermatitis. 2018 Mar/Apr; 29(2):85-88. PMID: 29494395.
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    7. Trivedi MK, Woodruff CM, Kornik R, Botto N. Patch Testing in Vulvar Allergic Contact Dermatitis. Dermatitis. 2018 Mar/Apr; 29(2):95-96. PMID: 29494390.
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    8. Ramirez F, Chren MM, Botto N. A review of the impact of patch testing on quality of life in allergic contact dermatitis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 05; 76(5):1000-1004. PMID: 28411766.
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    9. Goldenberg A, Mousdicas N, Silverberg N, Powell D, Pelletier JL, Silverberg JI, Zippin J, Fonacier L, Tosti A, Lawley L, Wu Chang M, Scheman A, Kleiner G, Williams J, Watsky K, Dunnick CA, Frederickson R, Matiz C, Chaney K, Estes TS, Botto N, Draper M, Kircik L, Lugo-Somolinos A, Machler B, Jacob SE. Pediatric Contact Dermatitis Registry Inaugural Case Data. Dermatitis. 2016 Sep-Oct; 27(5):293-302. PMID: 27649353.
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    10. Brown GE, Botto N, Butler DC, Murase JE. Clinical Utilization of Repeated Open Application Test Among American Contact Dermatitis Society Members. Dermatitis. 2015 Sep-Oct; 26(5):224-9. PMID: 26367205.
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    11. Botto NC, Penn EH, Grant BM, Kogelman L, Gottlieb AB, Scheinman PL. Diffuse crusting of the skin. Cutis. 2015 Aug; 96(2):E1-3. PMID: 26367755.
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    12. Chow M, Botto N, Maibach H. Allergic contact dermatitis caused by palladium-containing dental implants. Dermatitis. 2014 Sep-Oct; 25(5):273-4. PMID: 25207689.
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    13. Botto N, Rogers G. Nontraditional management of basal cell carcinoma. J Drugs Dermatol. 2013 May; 12(5):525-32. PMID: 23652946.
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    14. Goldminz AM, Botto NC, Gottlieb AB. Severely recalcitrant pyoderma gangrenosum successfully treated with ustekinumab. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Nov; 67(5):e237-8. PMID: 23062936.
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    15. Botto NC, Shpall RL, Kim J, Bruckner AL. A young girl with weather-beaten, waxy knuckles. J Pediatr. 2010 Apr; 156(4):671-4. PMID: 20303443.
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    16. Warshaw EM, Botto NC, Maibach HI, Fowler JF, Rietschel RL, Zug KA, Belsito DV, Taylor JS, DeLeo VA, Pratt MD, Sasseville D, Storrs FJ, Marks JG, Mathias CG. Positive patch-test reactions to propylene glycol: a retrospective cross-sectional analysis from the North American Contact Dermatitis Group, 1996 to 2006. Dermatitis. 2009 Jan-Feb; 20(1):14-20. PMID: 19321115.
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    17. Botto NC, Warshaw EM. Solar urticaria. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 Dec; 59(6):909-20; quiz 921-2. PMID: 19022098.
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    18. Warshaw EM, Botto NC, Zug KA, Belsito DV, Maibach HI, Sasseville D, Fowler JF, Storrs FJ, Taylor JS, DeLeo VA, Marks JG, Mathias CG, Pratt MD, Rietschel RL. Contact dermatitis associated with food: retrospective cross-sectional analysis of North American Contact Dermatitis Group data, 2001-2004. Dermatitis. 2008 Sep-Oct; 19(5):252-60. PMID: 18845115.
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