Pediatric Dermatology

A pediatric dermatologist is a physician who has received specialized training in pediatrics and dermatology, and has completed additional fellowship training in pediatric dermatology. This physician diagnoses and treats infants and children from birth to age 18, focusing on conditions that affect the skin, hair and nails.

Pediatric Dermatology

Conditions We Treat

Our pediatric dermatologist evaluates and manages numerous conditions common to infancy, childhood and adolescence, and treats skin problems caused by infectious diseases. He performs skin biopsies, offers surgical removal of cysts and provides medical and/or surgical treatment for warts and molluscum. He is also well versed in the newest and most successful treatments for acne and other persistent skin conditions. Our specialist’s areas of expertise include:

  • Birthmarks, port wine stains
  • Eczema, hives
  • Warts
  • Acute or chronic autoimmune skin diseases
  • MRSA
  • Neonatal skin disorders
  • Viral, bacterial and fungal skin infections
  • Acne
  • Diaper rash, heat rash
  • Dermatitis
  • Pityriasis rosea
  • Vascular tumors (hemangiomas)
  • Psoriasis
  • Keratosis pilaris (“chicken skin”)
  • Impetigo
  • Blisters
  • Poison ivy
  • Cradle cap
  • Ringworm
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Molluscum contagiosum
  • Fungal infections of the nails
  • Skin cancer screening

Why We Are Different

Our board-certified pediatric dermatologist is known for his medical expertise and bedside manner, and provides care to patients in a youth-friendly atmosphere that puts them at ease. He uses state-of-the-art equipment and techniques, ensuring the best possible outcome for children’s overall health. Follow-up home care is explained carefully, and the physician ensures that parents’ questions about their child’s dermatologic condition are answered completely at every visit.