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Douglas L. Powell
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Douglas L. Powell, MD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Midvalley Health Center

Murray
801-581-2955
  • Douglas Powell, MD specializes in the treatment of allergic contact dermatitis, dermatitis, and urticaria/hives. He is board certified in dermatology and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Contact Dermatitis Society. His main clinical focus is to determine the possible causes of persistent severe dermatitis and to determine if it is allergic in nature. He also investigates to determine possible allergies to metal prostheses. He has a particular interest in the evaluation of contact urticaria to metals. He also focuses on the treatment of difficult cases of urticaria in patients who have failed standard therapies.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Dermatology (Dermatology)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 415 reviews )

    The patient rating score is an average of all responses on our patient experience survey. The rating averages scores for all questions about care from our providers.

    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    May 30, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    Excellent care; very thorough

    May 25, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    Very professional and at the same time very caring about me. Positivity that spills over to me. Great doc! Wish he were my PCP.

    May 24, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    Very personable, and able to diagnose my issues quickly and provide a very good course of actiom.

    May 24, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    Competency of the Doctor and his positive regard and concern for his patient are highlights of Dr. Powell's care.

    May 23, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    Shows great care and always upbeat

    May 23, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    Great Dr. Very knowledgeable and caring.

    May 17, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    Dr Powell is diligent. He truly tries to help you.

    May 16, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    Doctor Powell is an excellent doctor and health provider. He has a great bed side manner, is friendly and responsive to the needs of the patient.

    May 15, 2024
    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MIDVALLEY HEALTH CENTER

    Great Doctor

  • Douglas Powell, MD specializes in the treatment of allergic contact dermatitis, dermatitis, and urticaria/hives. He is board certified in dermatology and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Contact Dermatitis Society. His main clinical focus is to determine the possible causes of persistent severe dermatitis and to determine if it is allergic in nature. He also investigates to determine possible allergies to metal prostheses. He has a particular interest in the evaluation of contact urticaria to metals. He also focuses on the treatment of difficult cases of urticaria in patients who have failed standard therapies.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Dermatology -Primary
    Board Certification
    American Board of Dermatology (Dermatology)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Education history

    Residency Dermatology - University of Rochester Resident
    LDS Hospital Intern
    Professional Medical University of Utah Hospital School of Medicine M.D.
    Microbiology - Brigham Young University B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Kern JA, Amanullah AA, Sahni DR, Mathis JG, Hull CM, Powell DL, Secrest AM (2023). Granulomatous cheilitis - is there a role for allergen screening and avoidance? J Dermatolog Treat, 34(1), 2171707. (Read full article)
    2. Amanullah AA, Sahni DR, Sahni VN, Hull CM, Powell DL, Secrest AM (2022). Reply to: current treatment modalities in granulomatous cheilitis. Int J Dermatol. (Read full article)
    3. Okeke CAV, Malik AM, Atwater AR, Powell DL, Czajkowski G, Castanedo-Tardan MP, Montanez-Wiscovich M, Wu PA, Members of the American Contact Dermatitis Society Diversity Equity Inclusion and Healthcare Disparities Committee (2022). American Contact Dermatitis Society Position Statement: Dermatitis and Skin of Color. Dermatitis, 33(1), 3-9. (Read full article)
    4. Schlarbaum JP, Dunnick CA, Scheman AJ, Powell DL, deShazo RA, Neeley AB, Warshaw EM, McKinney ZJ, Hylwa SA (2020). A Mini-epidemic of Suspected Contact Dermatitis to Delta Airlines Uniforms. Dermatitis, 32(4), e69-e71. (Read full article)
    5. Schlarbaum JP, Dunnick CA, Scheman AJPowell DL, deShazo RA, Neeley AB, Warshaw EM, McKinney ZJ, Hylwa SA (2020). A Mini-epidemic of Suspected Contact Dermatitis to Delta Airlines Uniforms.  Dermatitis. 2020 Dec 1. doi: 10.1097/DER.0000000000000692. . Dermatitis.
    6. Rundle CW, Presley CL, Militello M, Barber C, Powell DL, Jacob SE, Atwater AR, Watsky KL, Yu J, Dunnick CA (2020). Hand hygiene during COVID-19: Recommendations from the American Contact Dermatitis Society. J Am Acad Dermatol, 83(6), 1730-1737. (Read full article)
    7. Truong A, Secrest AM, Zhang M, Forbes BR, Laggis CW, McFadden M, Gardner LJ, Powell DL, Lewis BKH (2020). A survey of dermatologic health-related quality of life and resource access in patients experiencing homelessness. J Am Acad Dermatol, 85(3), 775-778. (Read full article)
    8. Sharma V, DeShazo RA, Skidmore CR, Glotzbach JP, Koliopoulou A, Javan H, McKellar SH, Powell DL, Selzman CH (2019). Surgical explantation of atrial septal closure devices for refractory nickel allergy symptoms. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg, 160(2), 502-509.e1. (Read full article)
    9. Schlarbaum JP, Powell DL (2020). Phytodermatitis From Plumbago: Pretty Is Not Painless. Dermatitis, 31(4), e32-e34. (Read full article)
    10. Sheikh UA, deShazo RA, Powell D (2020). Contact Urticaria to Components of Balsam of Peru Presenting Like Food Allergy With Systemic Symptoms. Dermatitis, 31(3), e20-e21. (Read full article)
    11. Jacob SE, McGowan M, Silverberg NB, Pelletier JL, Fonacier L, Mousdicas N, Powell D, Scheman A, Goldenberg A (2017). Pediatric Contact Dermatitis Registry Data on Contact Allergy in Children With Atopic Dermatitis. JAMA Dermatol, 153(8), 765-770. (Read full article)
    12. 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 (2016). Pediatric Contact Dermatitis Registry Inaugural Case Data. Dermatitis, 27(5), 293-302. (Read full article)
    13. Goodson A, Powell D (2014). Contact dermatitis to epoxy resins presenting as conjunctivitis. Dermatitis, 25(1), 34. (Read full article)
    14. Pho LN, Eliason MJ, Regruto M, Hull CM, Powell DL (2011). Treatment of chronic urticaria with colchicine. J Drugs Dermatol, 10(12), 1423-8. (Read full article)
    15. Wilson LH, Eliason MJ, Leiferman KM, Hull CM, Powell DL (2011). Treatment of refractory chronic urticaria with tumor necrosis factor-alfa inhibitors. J Am Acad Dermatol, 64(6), 1221-2. (Read full article)
    16. Endo JO, Davis C, Powell DL (2011). The potential utility of patch testing in identifying the causative agent of morbilliform drug eruptions. Dermatitis, 22(2), 114-5. (Read full article)
    17. Powell D, Ahmed S (2010). Soccer shin guard reactions: allergic and irritant. Dermatitis, 21(3), 162-6.
    18. Powell D, Ahmed S (2010). Soccer shin guard reactions: allergic and irritant reactions. Dermatitis, 21(3), 162-6. (Read full article)
    19. Rabkin DG, Whitehead KJ, Michaels AD, Powell DL, Karwande SV (2008). Unusual Presentation of Nickel Allergy Requiring Explanation of an Amplatzer Atrial Septal Occluder Device. Clin Cardiol.
    20. Liddle M, Hull C, Liu C, Powell D (2006). Contact urticaria from curcumin. Dermatitis, 17(4), 196-7. (Read full article)
    21. Fields K, Nelson T, Powell D (2006). Contact Dermatitis to Baby Wipes; A Case Series. J Am Acad Dermatol.

    Letter

    1. Ali NS, Sahni VN, Ma BC, Sahni DR, Hull CM, Powell DL, Secrest AM (2021). Reply to: low response of granulomatous cheilitis to currently established treatments. [Letter to the editor]. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol, 35(12), e930-e931. (Read full article)
    2. Truong A, Laggis CW, Annis TD, Secrest AM, Fino NF, Powell DL, Gardner LJ, Gregory T, Hull CM, Lewis BKH (2019). Factors associated with follow-up adherence in patients seen at a referral-based dermatology clinic for the homeless. [Letter to the editor]. J Am Acad Dermatol, 83(2), 629-631. (Read full article)