Alison Ehrlich, MD, MHS, FAAD

Foxhall Dermatology
4910 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Suite 308
Washington, D.C., United States


Specialty: Dermatology

Dr. Alison Ehrlich, Dermatologist

Research Interests: Acne, Actinic Keratoses, Atopic Dermatitis, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Botox, Cosmetic Treatments, Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rosacea, Seborrheic Dermatitis

Dr. Alison Ehrlich is a Board Certified Dermatologist in Washington, D.C. She specializes in medical, surgical, cosmetic care and clinical research of the skin. 

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Marchitto MC, Qureshi A, Marks D, Awosika O, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Emerging Nonsteroid-Based Procedural Therapies for Alopecia Areata: A Systematic Review. Dermatol Surg 2019 Dec; 45(12): 1484-1506.PMID: 31403534 / doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000002053

Qureshi AA, Awosika O, Baruffi F, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Psychological Therapies in Management of Psoriatic Skin Disease: A Systematic Review. Am J Clin Dermatol 2019 Oct; 20(5): 607-624.PMID: 30937679 / doi: 10.1007/s40257-019-00437-7

Qureshi AA, Awosika O, Nelson K, Brodsky S, Wang H, Ehrlich A. Retrospective review of insurance coverage for patch testing. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2019 May; 122(5): 508-512. Epub 2019 Feb 23. PMID: 30802503 / doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2019.02.012

Marks DH, Awosika O, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Dermatologic Surgical Care for Transgender Individuals. Dermatol Surg 2019 Mar; 45(3): 446-457. PMID: 30789503 / doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000001718

Mamyrova G, Kishi T, Targoff IN, Ehrlich A, Curiel RV, Rider LG; Childhood Myositis Heterogeneity Collaborative Study Group. Features distinguishing clinically amyopathic juvenile dermatomyositis from juvenile dermatomyositis. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2018 Nov 1; 57(11): 1956- 1963. PMID: 30016492 / doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/key190

Awosika O, Qureshi A, Ehrlich A, Fonacier L. "Chronic Urticaria": Recommendations From an Allergist and Immunologist. Dermatitis 2018 Sep/Oct; 29(5): 292-293. PMID: 30179970 / doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000384

Awosika O , Eleryan MG, Rengifo-Pardo M, Doherty L, Martin LW, Ehrlich A. A Case-control Study to Evaluate the Prevalence of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Among Patients with Moderate-to-severe Psoriasis. J Clin Aesthet Dermatol 2018 Jun; 11(6): 33-37. Epub 2018 Jun 1. PMID: 29942422

Qureshi A, Awosika O, Ehrlich A. American Contact Dermatitis Society: Frontiers in Dermatitis Fall 2017 Meeting Summary. Dermatitis 2018 May/Jun; 29(3): 171-174. PMID: 29698358 / doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000368

Yale K, Awosika O1, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Genital Allergic Contact Dermatitis. Dermatitis 2018 May/Jun; 29(3): 112-119. PMID: 29698355 / doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000371

Awosika O, Kim L, Mazhar M, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Profile of dupilumab and its potential in the treatment of inadequately controlled moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis. Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 2018 Jan 24; 11: 41-49. eCollection 2018. PMID: 29416367 / doi: 10.2147/CCID.S123329

Awosika O, Totoraitis K, Eleryan M, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. A case of eosinophilic annular erythema as a presenting sign for autoimmune hepatitis. JAAD Case Rep 2017 Dec 19; 4(1): 84-86. eCollection 2018 Jan. PMID: 29387758 / doi: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2017.01.007

Awosika O, Eleryan M, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Mast Cell Burden in a Patient With Cutaneous Disease J Drugs Dermatol 2017 Dec 1; 16(12): 1285-1287. PMID: 29240865

Brodsky SD, Awosika OD, Eleryan MG, Rengifo-Pardo M, Kuang X, Amdur RL, Ehrlich A. Patient Awareness of Local Drug Price Variation and the Factors That Influence Pharmacy Choice: A Crosssectional Survey Study. J Drugs Dermatol 2017 Dec 1; 16(12): 1274-1280. PMID: 29240864

Ehrlich A, Kostecki J, Olkaba H. Trends in dermatology practices and the implications for the workforce. J Am Acad Dermatol 2017 Oct; 77(4): 746-752. Epub 2017 Aug 4. PMID: 28784330 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.06.030

Yale K, Awosika O, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Understanding State Regulation of Biosimilars and Effect on Prescribers. J Drugs Dermatol 2017 Oct 1; 16(10): 995-1000. PMID: 29036253

Awosika O, Kao S, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Angioedema, Stomatitis, and Urticaria Caused by Contact Allergy to Invisalign. Dermatitis 2017 Sep/Oct; 28(5): 323-324. PMID: 28885312 / doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000314

Dey AK, Joshi AA, Chaturvedi A, Lerman JB, Aberra TM, Rodante JA, Teague HL, Harrington CL, Rivers JP, Chung JH, Kabbany MT, Natarajan B, Silverman JI, Ng Q, Sanda GE, Sorokin AV, Baumer Y, Gerson E, Prussick RB, Ehrlich A, Green LJ, Lockshin BN, Ahlman MA, Playford MP, Gelfand JM, Mehta NN. Association Between Skin and Aortic Vascular Inflammation in Patients With Psoriasis: A Case-Cohort Study Using Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography. JAMA Cardiol 2017 Sep 1; 2(9): 1013-1018. PMID: 28564678 / doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2017.1213

Iriarte C, Awosika O, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Review of applications of microneedling in dermatology. Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 2017 Aug 8; 10:289-298. eCollection 2017. PMID: 28848356 / doi: 10.2147/CCID.S142450

Mamyrova G, Rider LG, Ehrlich A, Jones O, Pachman LM, Nickeson R, Criscone-Schreiber LG, Jung LK, Miller FW, Katz JD. Environmental factors associated with disease flare in juvenile and adult dermatomyositis. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2017 Aug 1; 56(8): 1342-1347. PMID: 28444299 / doi: 10.1093/rheumatology/kex162

Barsell A, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. A Survey Assessment of US Dermatologists' Perception of Biosimilars. J Drugs Dermatol 2017 Jun 1; 16(6): 612-615. PMID: 28686780

Schalock PC, Crawford G, Nedorost S, Scheinman PL, Atwater AR, Mowad C, Brod B, Ehrlich A, Watsky KL, Sasseville D, Silvestri D, Worobec SM, Elliott JF, Honari G, Powell DL, Taylor J, DeKoven J. Patch Testing for Evaluation of Hypersensitivity to Implanted Metal Devices: A Perspective From the American Contact Dermatitis Society. Dermatitis 2016 Sep-Oct; 27(5): 241-7. PMID: 27649347 / doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000210

Abdelnabi M, Patel A, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Insurance Coverage of Biologics for Moderateto-Severe Psoriasis: A Retrospective, Observational 5-Year Chart Review. Am J Clin Dermatol 2016 Aug; 17(4): 421-4. PMID: 27283586 / doi: 10.1007/s40257-016-0194-4

Eleryan MG, Akhiyat S, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Biosimilars: potential implications for clinicians. Clin Cosmet Investig Dermatol 2016 Jun 17; 9: 135-42. eCollection 2016. PMID: 27382321 / doi: 10.2147/CCID.S91691

Oliver B, Krishnan S, Rengifo Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Cosmeceutical contact dermatitis – cautions to herbals. Current Treatment Options in Allergy 2015 Dec; 2(4): 307-321.

Iyer K, Rengifo Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Plant-associated dermatitis. Journal of the Dermatology Nurses’ Association 2015 Sep-Oct; 7(5): 266-270.

Naik HB, Natarajan B, Stansky E, Ahlman MA, Teague H, Salahuddin T, Ng Q, Joshi AA, Krishnamoorthy P, Dave J, Rose SM, Doveikis J, Playford MP, Prussick RB, Ehrlich A, Kaplan MJ, Lockshin BN, Gelfand JM, Mehta NN. Severity of Psoriasis Associates With Aortic Vascular Inflammation Detected by FDG PET/CT and Neutrophil Activation in a Prospective Observational Study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2015 Dec; 35(12): 2667-76. Epub 2015 Oct 8. PMID: 26449753 / doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.115.306460

Beggs S, Short J, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. Applications of the Excimer Laser: A Review. Dermatol Surg 2015 Nov; 41(11): 1201-11. PMID: 26458038 / doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000000485

Abdelnabi M, Short J, Khoromi S, Ehrlich A. Intracranial hypertension and memory loss in a patient treated with ustekinumab. Australas J Dermatol 2015 May; 56(2): 146-7. PMID: 25900637 / doi: 10.1111/ajd.12248

Koubeissi MZ, Vismer M, Ehrlich A. Lacosamide-induced rash. Epileptic Disord 2014 Sep; 16(3): 380-3. PMID: 25035958 / doi: 10.1684/epd.2014.0667

Matthys E, Zahir A, Ehrlich A. Shoe allergic contact dermatitis. Dermatitis 2014 Jul-Aug; 25(4): 163-71. PMID: 25000234 / doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000049

Zahir A, Rengifo-Pardo M, Ehrlich A. JAAD Grand Rounds quiz. Adult with vesicles and bullae. J Am Acad Dermatol 2014 May; 70(5): 957-9. PMID: 24742845/ doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2012.04.047

Zahir A, Ehrlich A. Alternative therapy for psoriasis, a review. Psoriasis Forum 2013; 19 (4).

Fthenakis A, Wenk KS, Ehrlich A, Aragon-Ching JB. Biclonal gammopathy in a patient taking efalizumab for the treatment of psoriasis. J Hematol Thromb Dis 2013; 1-2. doi: 10.4172/2329- 8790.1000106

Zahir A, Craig L, Rady P, Tyring S, Ehrlich A. Epidermodysplasia verruciformis associated with HPV 10. Dermatol Online J 2013 Apr 15; 19(4): 2. PMID: 24021362

Agarwal S, Ehrlich A. Contact Dermatitis, Rubber. Clinical Decision Support: Dermatology. Decision Support in Medicine 2012.

Patel F, Zahir A, Ehrlich A. Plant-Associated Dermatitis. Skin and Aging 2012; 20(3): 22-27.

Wenk KS, Claros JM, Ehrlich A. Flare of pustular psoriasis after initiating ustekinumab therapy. J Dermatolog Treat 2012 Jun; 23(3): 212-4. Epub 2011 Jan 22. PMID: 21254881 / doi: 10.3109/09546634.2010.534430

Wenk KS, Ehrlich A. Isocyanates. Dermatitis 2012 May-Jun; 23(3): 130-1. PMID: 22653178 / doi: 10.1097/DER.0b013e31824a648d

Wenk KS, Tehrani M, Ehrlich A. Sesquiterpene lactone-related allergic contact dermatitis after exposure to tulip poplar wood and bark. Dermatitis 2012 Mar-Apr; 23(2): 89-90. PMID: 22653126 / doi: 10.1097/DER.0b013e31824a644d

Wenk KS, Ehrlich A. Fragrance series testing in eyelid dermatitis. Dermatitis 2012 Jan-Feb; 23(1): 22-6. PMID: 22653065/ doi: 10.1097/DER.0b013e31823d180f

Cashman MW, Reutemann PA, Ehrlich A. Contact dermatitis in the United States: epidemiology, economic impact, and workplace prevention. Dermatol Clin 2012 Jan; 30(1): 87-98, viii. PMID: 22117870 / doi: 10.1016/j.det.2011.08.004

Wenk KS, Ehrlich A. Lymphedema, yellow nails, and a persistent cough. J Am Acad Dermatol 2011 Dec; 65(6): e163. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2010.12.008

Agarwal S, Ehrlich A. Stoma dermatitis: prevalent but often overlooked--clarifications. Dermatitis 2011 Jul-Aug; 22(4): 234-5. PMID: 21781645

Wenk KS, Arrington KC, Ehrlich A. Psoriasis and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2011 Apr; 25(4): 383-91. Epub 2010 Sep 14. PMID: 20840346 / doi: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2010.03841.x

Wenk KS, Ehrlich A. Allergic contact dermatitis from epoxy resin in solder mask coating in an individual working with printed circuit boards. Dermatitis 2010 Sep-Oct; 21(5): 288-90. PMID: 20920417

Agarwal S, Ehrlich A. Stoma dermatitis: prevalent but often overlooked. Dermatitis 2010 May-Jun; 21(3): 138-47. PMID: 20487656

Glick ZR, Saedi N, Ehrlich A. Allergic contact dermatitis from cigarettes. Dermatitis 2009 Jan-Feb; 20(1): 6-13. PMID: 19321114

Reutemann P, Ehrlich A. Neem oil: an herbal therapy for alopecia causes dermatitis. Dermatitis 2008 May-Jun; 19(3): E12-5. PMID: 18627678

Schwartz RA, Bridges TM, Butani AK, Ehrlich A. Actinic keratosis: an occupational and environmental disorder. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2008 May; 22(5): 606-15. PMID: 18410618 / doi: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2008.02579.x

Craven K, Yu T, Ehrlich A. A Case of Cutaneous Leiomyosarcoma Treated with Mohs Micrographic Surgery. SkinMed 2007.

Doshi DN, Firth K, Mintz M, Ehrlich A. Pilot study of a skin cancer education curriculum for medical students. J Am Acad Dermatol 2007 Jan; 56(1): 167-9. PMID: 17190639

Lee K, Wildman HF, Ehrlich A. Generalized rash and oral lesions. J Am Acad Dermatol 2006 Jul; 55(1): 187-189. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2005.08.066

Belsito D, Wilson DC, Warshaw E, Fowler J, Ehrlich A, Anderson B, Strober BE, Willetts J, Rutledge ES. A prospective randomized clinical trial of 0.1% tacrolimus ointment in a model of chronic allergic contact dermatitis. J Am Acad Dermatol 2006 Jul; 55(1): 40-6. Epub 2006 May 26. PMID: 16781290

Ehrlich A, Koch T, Amin B, Liewehr DJ, Steinberg SM, Turner ML, Blauvelt A. Development and reliability testing of a standardized questionnaire to assess psoriasis phenotype. J Am Acad Dermatol 2006 Jun; 54(6): 987.e1-14. Epub 2006 Apr 19. PMID: 16713452

Reid DC, Kimball AB, Ehrlich A. Medical versus surgical dermatology: how much training do residents receive? Dermatol Surg 2006 Apr; 32(4): 597. PMID: 16681675

Kimball AB, Ehrlich A, Lawrence RC, Moshell AN, Turner ML. Validating standardized acquisition of digital dermatologic images for use in the national health and nutrition examination survey. Arch Dermatol 2006 Jan; 142(1): 110-2. PMID: 16415399 / doi: 10.1001/archderm.142.1.110-b

Chan JL, Ehrlich A, Lawrence RC, Moshell AN, Turner ML, Kimball AB. Assessing the role of race in quantitative measures of skin pigmentation and clinical assessments of photosensitivity. J Am Acad Dermatol 2005 Apr; 52(4): 609-15. PMID: 15793510 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2004.03.051

Nadiminti H, Ehrlich A, Udey MC. Oral erosions as a manifestation of allergic contact sensitivity to cinnamon mints. Contact Dermatitis 2005 Jan; 52(1): 46-7. PMID: 15701132 / doi: 10.1111/j.0105- 1873.2005.0483c.x

Ehrlich A, Booher S, Becerra Y, Borris DL, Figg WD, Turner ML, Blauvelt A. Micellar paclitaxel improves severe psoriasis in a prospective phase II pilot study. J Am Acad Dermatol 2004 Apr; 50(4): 533-40. PMID: 15034502 / doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2003.09.018

Ehrlich A, Ma AS, Dixon A, Topalovski M, Belsito DV. Chronic acquired dyskeratotic papulosis of the face. Cutis 2002 Jun; 69(6): 469-71. PMID: 12078850

Powell ML, Ehrlich A, Belsito DV. Lichenoid drug eruption to salsalate. J Am Acad Dermatol 2001 Oct; 45(4): 616-9. PMID: 11568758 / doi: 10.1067/mjd.2001.114593

Ehrlich A, Kucenic M, Belsito DV. Role of body piercing in the induction of metal allergies. Am J Contact Dermat 2001 Sep; 12(3): 151-5. PMID: 11526520 / doi: 10.1053/ajcd.2001.22774

Ehrlich A, Belsito DV. Allergic contact dermatitis to gold. Cutis 2000 May; 65(5): 323-6. PMID: 10826096

Ehrlich A, Barnett VA, Chen HC, Schoenberg M. The site and stoichiometry of the Nphenylmaleimide reaction with myosin when weakly-binding crossbridges are formed in skinned rabbit psoas fibers. Biochim Biophys Acta 1995 Nov 21; 1232(1-2): 13-20. PMID: 7495834

Ehrlich A, Barnett VA, Schoenberg,M. Stoichiometry of alkylating agent reactivity in muscle fibers. Biophys J 1993; 64(2) Pt.2: A360.

Barnett VA, Ehrlich A, Schoenberg M. Formation of ATP-insensitive weakly-binding crossbridges in single rabbit psoas fibers by treatment with phenylmaleimide or para-phenylenedimaleimide. Biophys J 1992 Feb; 61(2): 358-67. PMID: 1547325 / doi: 10.1016/S0006-3495(92)81842-8

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