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to schedule your child for her/his acne, wart, molluscum or other pediatric dermatologic appointment.

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's Division of Pediatric Dermatology, located in Wexford, Pa., provides diagnostic and therapeutic services for infants, children and adolescents with skin disorders. Children's Dermatology Services is the only pediatric dermatology facility available between Cleveland and Hershey and houses the first Acne Treatment Center in the region.

Douglas Kress, MD, and Robin Gehris, MD, are the only dermatologists in the region certified in the subspecialty of Pediatric Dermatology. They provide pediatric dermatological services for infants, children, adolescents and young adults. This includes the evaluation and treatment of disorders of the skin such as:

  • acne (fully-credentialed members of the iPLEDGE Accutane Program)
  • birthmarks
  • eczema
  • hair disorders such as Alopecia (hair loss)
  • hemangiomas and vascular malformations
  • hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
  • molluscum and warts
  • mole screening and melanoma
  • nail disorders
  • psoriasis
  • seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff)
  • skin cancer
  • tinea (ringworm)
  • vitiligo

Children's pediatric dermatologists and/or members of their medical care team see more than 20,000 patients each year, making us a leader in this highly specialized field.

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Last Update
July 16, 2014
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