Dr. Zirbel joined Affiliated Dermatologists, S.C. in 1994. In addition to general dermatology, she contributes her expertise in pediatrics to the practice. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and a Guest Lecturer at Marquette University. She is affiliated with Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, the VA Hospital, Elmbrook Memorial Hospital and St. Luke’s Medical Center.

She is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology and a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. She is a member of local, state and national professional organizations. Her research publications and presentations reflect her interest in pediatric dermatology. She has also practiced in Kenya and Honduras in volunteer positions.

Dr. Zirbel became Chief Resident, Dermatology, at MCW in 1993, the third year of her residency. She served her Medical/Pediatric internship at Grady Hospital of Emory University, where she received her medical degree, magna cum laude. Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. Zirbel earned was a Physician Assistant working in cardiothoracic surgery.

She is a cellist and performs with the concord chamber orchestra, as well as playing piano and harp.