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 dermatologists evaluate and manage numerous conditions common to infancy, childhood and adolescence, and treat skin problems caused by infectious diseases. They perform skin biopsies, offers surgical removal of cysts and provide medical and/or surgical treatment for warts and molluscum. Our doctors are also well versed in the newest and most successful treatments for acne and other persistent skin conditions. Their 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 dermatologists are known for their medical expertise and bedside manner, and providing care to patients in a youth-friendly atmosphere that puts them at ease. We use 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 physicians ensure that parents’ questions about their child’s dermatologic condition are answered completely at every visit.