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Pediatric Dermatology Program

The Pediatric Dermatology Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children provides care for children and adolescents with the full range of acquired and congenital disorders of the skin.

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The Pediatric Dermatology Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children provides care for children and adolescents with the full range of acquired and congenital disorders of the skin, including disorders of the hair, nails and mucous membranes.

Our board-certified dermatologists work with other specialists throughout MassGeneral Hospital for Children, including allergists, geneticists, immunologists, plastic surgeons and rheumatologists. We are dedicated to helping children and parents better understand skin ailments and how to treat and cope with them.

Programs and Services

In addition to general dermatologic conditions, we also offer specialized pediatric services for the treatment of:

  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Vascular lesions
  • Birthmarks
  • Pigmented lesions/moles
  • Disorders of hair and nails
  • Alopecia areata and other forms of hair loss
  • Disorders of pigmentation, including albinism and vitiligo
  • Fungal disorders
  • Psoriasis
  • Warts and molluscum contagiosum
  • Inherited dermatologic disorders, including neurofibromatosis, ichthyosis and epidermolysis bullosa

Therapies include topical and systemic drugs, cryosurgery, phototherapy, laser therapy and surgery.

Our Research

The Pediatric Dermatology Unit is often involved in extensive clinical research in many of the disorders mentioned above, with special emphasis in photomedicine and the use of lasers.

MGHfC Pediatric Dermatology Program

50 Staniford Street
Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-643-6633
Fax: 617-643-6493

Public Transportation Access: yes
Disabled Access: yes

To schedule an appointment with a MassGeneral for Children pediatric specialist, please call 888-644-3248 or complete our online appointment form to request an appointment.

Physicians may call 888-644-3211 or use the online referral form and the Access & New Appointment Center will call your patient within 1 business day.

Next Steps:

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