Our Team

Kristine Zitelli, MD

Dr. Zitelli is a board certified dermatologist who practices adult, pediatric, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. She has a special clinical interest in psoriasis. Originally from Cincinnati, she is passionate about our patients and our community.


  • Undergraduate Degree: Bachelor of Science, University of Kentucky
  • Medical Degree: Wright State University School of Medicine

Internship and Residency

  • Extended clinical research student internship in psoriasis: University of California, San Francisco, Psoriasis Treatment Center.
  • Internship in Internal Medicine: Kettering Medical Center, Dayton OH
  • Dermatology Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Served as Chief Resident in final year.

Honors and Associations

  • 2014 Humanism in Medicine Award, Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati
  • 2013 Internal Medicine Resident of the Year Award, Department of Internal Medicine, Kettering Medical Center
  • Member of the AAD (American Academy of Dermatology)


  • Zitelli KB, Sheil AT, Fleck R, Schwentker A, Lucky AW. Idiopathic Facial Aseptic Granuloma: Review of an Evolving Clinical Entity. Pediatr Dermatol. 2015 Jul- Aug;32(4):e136-9
  • Zitelli K, Fernandes N, Adams BB. Eosinophilic folliculitis occurring after stem cell transplant for acute lymphoblastic leukemia; A case report and review. Int J Dermatol. 2015;54(7):785-9.
  • Zitelli KB, Lucky AW. Psoriasis First Presenting Around an Enteral Feeding Tube in Three Pediatric Patients: An Important Consideration for Timely Diagnosis and Management. Pediatr Dermatol. 2014;31(1):68-72.
  • Zitelli KB, Adams BB. Resident rounds. Part III: case report: temporary traumatic discoloration from handling moss-covered firewood. J Drugs Dermatol. 2013 Jul 1;12(7):822-3.
  • Zitelli KB, Cordoro KM. Evidence-based evaluation and management of chronic urticaria in children. Pediatr Dermatol. 2011 Nov;28(6):629-39.
  • Zitelli KB, Bhutani T, Patel T, Chiang C, Wu JJ, Koo J. A clinical study comparing the efficacy of halobetasol propionate 0.05% ointment once daily vs. twice daily in combination with ammonium lactate lotion in the treatment of stable plaque psoriasis. PsoriasisForum 2011;17(1):2-8.
  • (Zitelli), Maibach HI. Transdermal Estradiol and Testosterone Transfer in man: Existence, Models, and Strategies for Prevention. Skin Pharmacol Physiol 2011;24:57-66.
  • (Zitelli), Bhutani T, North J, Koo J. Consider Excimer Laser for Extremely Recalcitrant Psoriasiform Plaques with Clinical Suspicion of MF? A Case Report of Successful Management. Practical Dermatology. Feb 2011;45-47.
  • Zitelli KB, Bhutani T. A Practical Approach to the Use of Ustekinumab. PsoraisisForum. 2011;17(2):132-139.
  • Bhutani T, (Zitelli), Koo J. Yin-Yang strategy: Proposing a New, Effective, Repeatable, Sequential Therapy for Psoriasis. Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2011;10(8):329-333.
  • (Zitelli) K, Koo J. Goeckerman combination therapy with low-dose acitretin –an effective option for HCV associated psoriasis: A case report and review of the literature. Practical Dermatology. 2010:7(4):25-26.
  • (Zitelli) K, Koo J. A Practical Approach to the Use of Methotrexate. PsoriasisForum 2010;16(3):45-56.
  • Bhutani T, (Zitelli) K, Koo J. Revisiting Cyclosporine in the Age of Biologics: An Update on the Mechanism of Action. – in press Practical Dermatology. 2010;7(7):28-32.
  • Bhutani T, (Zitelli) K, Koo J. A Practical Approach to the Use of Acitretin for the Treatment of Psoriasis. PsoriasisForum. 2010;16(2):62-68.
  • (Zitelli) K, Liao W. Which Psoriasis Patients Develop Psoriatic Arthritis? Psoriasis Forum. 2010;16(4):17-25.
  • (Zitelli) K, Alikhan A, Feldman S. Optimizing topical therapy for psoriasis. Expert Rev Dermatol. 2009;4(4):385-402.
  • Hoch HE, (Zitelli) KL, Dellavalle RP. Consumer Empowerment in Dermatology. Dermatol Clin. 2009 Apr;27(2):177-83, vii.
  • Zitelli KB, Maibach HI (2012). In vivo human transfer of topical bioactive drugs among individuals: Estradiol and testosterone. In: KP Wilhelm, H Zhai, HI Maibach, Dermatotoxicology, 8 th Ed (Ch 27). Informa Healthcare.
  • Zitelli KB, Alikhan A (2011). Current treatment options in psoriasis: topical agents. In: Current and Emerging Treatments for Psoriasis. Unitec House, 2 Albert Place, London N3 1QB, UK (Future Medicine Ltd). Pages 32-59. eBook ISBN: 978-1- 78084-038- 3

Dr. Zitelli sees patients at the following locations:
Mason, OH

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