Please welcome our newest dermatologists, Dr. Cory Pettit and Dr. Dan Flood, who joined COSC this year!



Jess DeMaria, MD

Recently ranked as one of the top ten dermatologists in Central Ohio, Dr. DeMaria is a principal partner in Central Ohio Skin & Cancer. He specializes in general dermatology and dermatologic surgery.

An avid sports enthusiast, Dr. DeMaria is the dermatology consultant for The Ohio State University Athletic Department, the Columbus Blue Jackets, and the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s state wrestling tournament.

He continues his Ohio State University affiliation and has been an active member of the teaching faculty for more than 20 years. He currently is the director of the Resident Education Program at the Chalmers Wylie Veteran’s Administration Clinic and serves as a preceptor for the OSU dermatology residents.

Dr. DeMaria is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the American Medical Association, the Ohio Dermatological Society, and The Thompson Society for Scholarship Endowment at The Ohio State University. He’s also a past officer of the Central Ohio Dermatological Society and served as a member of the Ohio Dermatologic Association Board of Trustees.

Dr. DeMaria earned his undergraduate degree, Summa Cum Laude, from The University of Toledo in 1981. During his undergraduate period, he was a four-year member and letterman for the University of Toledo Rocket football team.

In 1985, Dr. DeMaria earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University and, over the next six years, he completed residencies in internal medicine and dermatology at The Ohio State University Hospitals. He was initially Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology in 1991 and continues to maintain his board certification.