Jessica Kaffenberger, MD
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Appointments: (614) 293-1707
About MeAs a dermatologist, I specialize in psoriasis and complex medical dermatology. I am also the director of numerous clinical trials. My passion for medicine is fueled through the pursuit and discovery of new treatments so that I may provide the best available options to successfully treat my patients and promote their satisfaction.
I truly believe in providing my patients with the highest quality care, and this can only be accomplished through devotion to clinical research. I love caring for my patients and providing them with the best treatments available. It’s fulfilling to be able to use my expertise to develop individualized care for people of all ages with various needs.
One of the things I enjoy most about working here at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is the opportunity to work with physicians of all different specialties. Ohio State is very unique in that it allows me to combine educational aspects with my work and expanding progress as a physician. I especially enjoy educating our medical students and residents.
I’m originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but I have found a new home here in Columbus and at Ohio State. In my free time I enjoy traveling, being outdoors, reading and spending time with my family.
- Principal investigator of psoriasis clinical trials
- Director of Medical Student Education
- Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2017
Procedures and Conditions I Treat
- Skin Diseases, Infectious
- Lupus Erythematosus, Cutaneous
- Port-Wine Stain
- Skin Care
- Herpes Simplex
- Dermatitis, Seborrheic
- Dermatitis, Contact
- Dermatitis Herpetiformis
- Skin Cancers
- Skin Diseases
- Lice Infestations
- Nail Diseases
- Dermatitis, Atopic
- Pressure Ulcer
- Pyoderma Gangrenosum
- Scleroderma, Localized
- Skin Ulcer
- Acne Vulgaris
- Keratosis, Seborrheic
- Lichen Planus
- Dermatitis, Perioral
- Pemphigoid, Bullous
- Pigmentation Disorders
Locations Where I Practice
Education and Training
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Penn State Hershey Medical Center
7/1/2011 - 6/30/2013
More About My Work
American Board of Dermatology
503 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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4.9 out of 5
- Explains Things Clearly 4.9
- Listens Carefully 4.9
- Gives Understandable Instructions 4.9
- Knows My Medical History 4.7
- Shows Respect 4.9
- Time Spent Together 4.8
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Consulting and Related Relationships
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As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Kaffenberger has reported no relationships with companies or entities.