University of Nebraska Medical Center

Matthew Stephany, MD

Assistant Professor, UNMC Department of Dermatology
Medical Director, General Dermatology, Nebraska Medicine

Matthew Stephany, MD

Matthew Stephany, MD, was born in Omaha and raised in Gretna, Nebraska. He attended the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), earning degrees in Chemistry and Biology. Dr. Stephany was on faculty at UNO in the Chemistry Department for three years before attending medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). Dr. Stephany completed his residency at the University of Oklahoma, where he served as Chief Resident. He was given the resident teaching award for resident and medical student education there.

Dr. Stephany is a general dermatologist interested in transplant dermatology and cutaneous lymphoma. He is also the Medical Director of Medical Dermatology and a member of the clinic leadership team at Nebraska Medicine.

Dr. Stephany met his wife while attending UNMC, and they have two children. Dr. Stephany enjoys sports and travel.


  • Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2013-2017
  • Preliminary Year: Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 2017-2018
  • Residency: Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, 2018-2021
Key Publications
  • Stephany MP, Chung S, Handler MZ, Handler NS, Handler G, Schwartz RA. Shiitake Mushroom Dermatitis: A Review. American Journal of Clinical Dermatology; 2016 Oct; 17(5): 485-489 PMID: 27566177
  • Handler N, Handler M, Stephany MP, Handler G, Schwartz RA. Porphyria Cutanea Tarda: An Intriguing Genetic Disease and Marker. International Journal of Dermatology; 2017 Jun; 56(6): e106-e117 PMID: 28321838
  • Stephany MP, Battle L, Battle B, Kothari A, Saccente M, Jennings T, Shalin S. Verrucous Ulcerative Plaques in an Immunocompetent Hispanic Man. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology Online Images in Dermatology; 2017 Jun; 76(6): e201-202 DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2017.02.014
  • Collins L, Ashfour L, Stephany M, Lear JT, Stasko T Management of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer in Transplant Recipients. Clinical Oncology; 2019 November; 31(11):779-788 PMID: 31500949
  • McLawhorn J, Stephany M, Bruhn W, Crow L, Coldiron B, Hruza G, Leach B, Soon S, Friedmann D, Stebbins W, Blalock T, Graves M, Billingsley E, Knackstedt T, Miller S, Yob E, Albertini J, Zeitouni N, Krathen R, Bichakjian C, Jellinek N, Hanke CW, Faramarz S, Mann M, Carucci J, Kakar R, Davis D, Maloney M, Curcio N, Behshad R, Tope W, McCoppin H, Levin J, Collins L, Stasko T.. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology; 2020 March; 82(3): 700-708 PMID: 31756403

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