Zelma C Chiesa Fuxench, MD

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Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Dermatology

Contact information
Department of Dermatology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
7th Floor, South Tower
Office #726
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-5557
Fax: 215-615-3127
University of Puerto Rico (Biology) Magna cum Laude, 2004.
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine Magna cum Laude, 2008.
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 2015.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

General Medical Dermatology
Atopic Dermatitis

Description of Research Expertise

Atopic Dermatitis, comorbidities in Atopic Dermatitis, Psoriasis, Epidemiology

Selected Publications

Simpson EL, Augusthin M, Thaci D, Silverberg JI, Armstrong AW, Chiesa Fuxench ZC, Kuligowski ME, Venturanza ME, Sun K, Papp K. : Patient-reported outcomes of ruxolitinib cream for the treatment of atopic dermatitis: Pooled results from two phase 3 studies. European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology 30th Congress September-October 2021.

Simpson EL, Augustin M, Thaci D, Myseri L, et al.: Patient-Reported Outcomes of Ruxolitinib Cream for the Treatment of Atopic Dermatitis: Pooled Results From Two Phase 3 Studies. American Academy of Dermatology Virtual Meeting Experience April 2021.

Silverberg JI, Chiesa-Fuxench Z, Margolis D, Boguniewicz M, Fonacier L, Grayson M, Simpson E, Ong P: Sleep Disturbances in Atopic Dermatitis in US Adults. Dermatitis March 2021.

Chiesa Fuxench ZC. : Cancer Risk Among Adult Patients with Atopic Dermatitis: a population-based cohort study in the United Kingdom. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting March 2021 Notes: submitted for consideration.

Barbieri JS, Chiesa Fuxench ZC, Shin DB, Takeshita J.: Frequency and influence of "not relevant" responses on the Dermatology Life Quality Index among adults with atopic dermatitis. Qual Life Res Feb 2021.

Micheletti RG, Chiesa Fuxench Z, Craven A, Watts RA, Luqmani RA, Merkel PA; Diagnostic, Classification Criteria in Vasculitis Study (DCVAS) Investigators.: Response: Cutaneous manifestations of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis. Arthritis Rheumatol Jan 2021.

Diane Ihebom, MS, Zelma Chiesa Fuxench, MD MSCE: Disease burden and impact on quality of life among adult Hispanics and non-Hispanics with Atopic Dermatitis: a population based cross-sectional study in the United State. Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis (RAD) Virtual Meeting December 2020.

Silverberg JI, MD, PHD, MPH; Chiesa Fuxench ZC, MD, MSCE; Margolis DJ, MD, PhD; Boguniewicz M, MD; Fonacier L, MD; Grayson MH, MD; Simpson EL, MD, MCR; Ong PY, MD: Epidemiology and Burden of Sleep Disturbances in Atopic Dermatitis in US Adults. Revolutionizing Atopic Dermatitis (RAD) Virtual meeting December 2020.

Fuxench ZCC.: Pain in Atopic Dermatitis: It's Time We Addressed This Symptom Further. Br J Dermatol. 182: 1326-1327, Jun 2020.

Barbieri JS, Chiesa Fuxench ZC, Takeshita J. : Frequency and Influence of “Not Relevant” Responses on the Dermatology Life Quality Index Among Adults With Atopic Dermatitis in the United States. Society for Investigative Dermatology May 2020 Notes: Poster Presentation

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Last updated: 09/28/2021
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