In The News


Call us at 724-933-9190 or email us at 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!

View current news clips below featuring UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh’s dermatology patients, programs and staff. Check back often for continued updates.


Don’t Get Burned: Sunscreen Expiration Dates Just As Important As SPF Rating
CBS Local (6/30/2017)


How to protect your kids from insect bites
Trib Live (5/23/2016)

Protecting Children from Insect Bites
Be Glad You Have Children's blog (5/12/2016)


Study shows 80% of sunscreens don't work, have worrisome ingredients
WTAE-TV (5/19/2015)

Parents have choice to make when it comes to safe sunscreen for kids
WPXI-TV (5/19/2015)

Skin cancer warning signs differ between children, adults, doctor says
WPXI-TV (5/15/2015)

Consumer Reports Puts Sunscreens To The Test
KDKA-TV (5/14/2015)

Extremely Dry Winter Skin Can Have Dangerous Consequences
KDKA-TV (2/26/2015)

Dry Skin Advice for Pittsburgh Winters
Be Glad You Have Children's blog (2/5/2015)


Nickel allergy has some itching to use their iPads
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (7/14/2014)

Nickel Used In Electronic Devices Could Give You A Rash
CBS Pittsburgh (7/14/2014)

Report looks at potential hazards of spray-on sunscreens for kids
WPXI (7/10/2014)

Doctors Seeing More Cases Of Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease
KDKA-TV (7/2014)

Baby wipes causing itchy, scaly rashes in some babies
NBC News (1/13/2014)


"Super lice" pops up in Pittsburgh kids: How to get rid of bugs
CBS News (10/11/2013)

Reported Cases Of ‘Super Lice’ On The Rise At Schools
CBS Pittsburgh (10/10/2013)

What Every Parent Should Know About Their Children’s Moles
Be Glad You Have Children's blog (5/15/2013)

AAP endorses guidelines for managing pediatric acne (5/14/2016)

How Tanning Beds Can Be a Risky Habit
Be Glad You Have Children's blog (5/2/2013)

FDA Issues Warning For Henna Tattoos
KDKA Pittsburgh (3/26/2013)


Most aren't protecting their skin from the sun adequately
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (5/13/2012)


Technology Helping to Diagnose and Treat Children
KDKA Pittsburgh (8/11/2011)

Heat Wave Diary: Driver Says Hydration is the Key
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (7/21/2011)

Fact or Fiction: Summer’s Outdoor Hazards
KDKA Pittsburgh (7/20/2011)

Facts About Mosquitoes You May not have Known
KDKA Pittsburgh (7/13/2011)

Genetics May Play Role in Risk for Skin Cancer
KDKA Pittsburgh (6/22/2011)