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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.

To schedule an appointment in our Boston office, please call 617-643-6633

To schedule an appointment in our Danvers office, please call 978-882-6566

Overview

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.

Locations

Serving Boston and surrounding areas:
We are conveniently located in Boston’s West End, near public transportation and a few blocks from the Mass General main campus.
MassGeneral Hospital for Children Dermatology Services
50 Staniford Street, Boston, MA 02114
Call 617-724-2914 for an appointment.

Serving Northshore communities and surrounding areas:
MassGeneral for Children at Mass General Northshore Outpatient Center
Dermatology Services
104 Endicott Street, Suite 304 Danvers, MA  01923
Call 978-882-6566 for an appointment.
If you live on the Northshore, avoid a commute to Boston and get skin care closer to home for your entire family with free parking.
Please note:  As of September 6, 2017, we have expanded our services and are now located on the third floor, suite 304, at  Mass General Northshore Center for Outpatient Care.

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.

Doctors

  • Anderson, Richard Rox, MD

    617-724-6960

    Accepting New Patients

    Clinical Interests
    • Cosmetic dermatology
    • Laser treatments
    • Vascular malformations
    • Skin cancer
    • Dermatology (general)
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    Locations
    • Boston: Dermatology Laser and Cosmetic Center
  • Avram, Alison Sharpe, MD

    617-726-2914

    Accepting New Patients

    Clinical Interests
    • Subcutaneous fat, disorders of
    • Skin cancer
    • Systemic disease, skin manifestations
    • Acne
    • Rosacea
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    Locations
    • Boston: Dermatology Associates
  • Das, Shinjita, MD

    617-726-2914

    Accepting New Patients

    Clinical Interests
    • Dermatology (general)
    • Pediatric dermatology
    • Teledermatology
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    Locations
    • Boston: Dermatology Associates
  • Freeman, Esther E., MD

    617-726-2914

    Accepting New Patients

    Clinical Interests
    • Infectious diseases in dermatology
    • Internal medicine, dermatologic disorders
    • Global health
    • Dermatology (general)
    • HIV dermatology
    • Travel medicine
    • Tropical skin disorders
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    Locations
    • Boston: Dermatology Associates
  • Hawryluk, Elena B., MD, PhD

    617-726-2914

    Accepting New Patients

    Clinical Interests
    • Pediatric dermatology
    • Melanoma
    • Birthmarks
    • Moles (nevi)
    • Vascular malformations
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    • Pediatric Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    Locations
    • Boston: Dermatology Associates
  • Kourosh, Arianne S., MD, MPH

    617-726-2914

    Accepting New Patients

    Clinical Interests
    • Dermatology (general)
    • Multi-Ethnic Skin
    • Skin of color
    • Vitiligo and pigmentary disorders
    • Tanning/ultraviolet radiation
    • Technological innovations in medicine
    • Patient advocacy
    • Public health and community medicine
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    Locations
    • Boston: Dermatology Associates
    • Chelsea: Chelsea HealthCare Center
    • Revere: Revere HealthCare Center
  • Kroshinsky, Daniela, MD, MPH

    617-726-2914

    Accepting New Patients

    Clinical Interests
    • Pediatric dermatology
    • Acne
    • Eczema (atopic dermatitis)
    • Dermatology (inpatient)
    • Skin of color
    • Neutrophilic dermatoses
    • Vasculitis
    • Connective tissue disease
    • Calciphylaxis
    • Dermatology (general)
    • Cellulitis
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    Locations
    • Boston: Dermatology Associates
  • Kvedar, Joseph C., MD

    617-726-2914

    Accepting New Patients

    Clinical Interests
    • Dermatology (general)
    • Teledermatology
    • Melanoma
    • Moles (nevi)
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    Locations
    • Boston: Dermatology Associates
    • Danvers: Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
  • Lilly, Evelyn, MD

    617-726-2914

    Accepting New Patients

    Clinical Interests
    • Dermatology (general)
    • Pediatric dermatology
    • Genetic skin disorders
    • Bullous (blistering) disorders
    • Chemotherapy related skin reaction
    • Birthmarks
    • Skin of color
    • Eczema (atopic dermatitis)
    • Itching disorders
    • Infectious diseases in dermatology
    • Internal medicine, dermatologic disorders
    • Connective tissue disease
    • Vulvar dermatoses
    • Clinical trials
    • Ichthyosis
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    Locations
    • Boston: Dermatology Associates
    • Danvers: Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
  • Lorenzo, Mayra E., MD, PhD

    617-726-2914

    Accepting New Patients

    Clinical Interests
    • Pediatric dermatology
    • Dermatology (general)
    • Infectious diseases in dermatology
    • Skin cancer
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    Locations
    • Boston: Dermatology Associates
  • Roh, Ellen K., MD

    617-726-2914

    Accepting New Patients

    Clinical Interests
    • Connective tissue disease
    • Bullous (blistering) disorders
    • Nail disorders
    • Infectious diseases in dermatology
    • Dermatology (general)
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    Locations
    • Boston: Dermatology Associates
  • Tsao, Sandy Sharon, MD

    617-724-6960

    Accepting New Patients

    Clinical Interests
    • Cosmetic dermatology
    • Skin of color
    • Botox (botulinum toxin injections)
    • Liposuction
    • Soft tissue fillers
    • Chemical peels
    • Sclerotherapy
    • Rosacea
    • Laser hair removal
    • Laser treatments
    • Port wine stains and hemangiomas
    • Acne
    • Body contouring
    • Sun damaged skin
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    Locations
    • Boston: Dermatology Associates
    • Boston: Dermatology Laser and Cosmetic Center
  • Yasuda, Mariko R., MD

    617-726-2914

    Accepting New Patients

    Clinical Interests
    • Pediatric dermatology
    • Dermatology (general)
    • Hair loss (alopecia)
    • Melanoma
    • Bullous (blistering) disorders
    • Psoriasis
    • Acne
    Board Certifications
    • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
    • Dermatopathology, American Board of Dermatology
    Locations
    • Boston: Dermatology Associates
    • Newton: MGPO Dermatopathology Associates

Contact

Contact Us

MGHfC Pediatric Dermatology Program

50 Staniford Street Boston, MA 02114
  • Near Public Transit
  • Accessible
  • Phone: 617-643-6633
  • Fax: 617-643-6493

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.

To schedule an appointment in our Boston office, please call 617-643-6633

To schedule an appointment in our Danvers office, please call 978-882-6566

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