Call now at 724-933-9190 to schedule your child for her/his acne, wart, molluscum or other pediatric dermatologic appointment.

For New Patients

Welcome to Children's Dermatology Services. Please review and complete this paperwork prior to your first visit to our office. If you have questions, please call 724-933-9190. Thank you!

New Patient Packet (PDF)

Description of Services

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's Division of Pediatric Dermatology, located in Wexford and South Fayette, 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 at their Wexford office.

Robin Gehris, MD, and Douglas Kress, MD, are the region's first board-certified Pediatric Dermatologists. 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.


Robin Gehris, MD, FAAD, FAAP

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Douglas Kress, MD

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