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Elena B. Hawryluk, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School
  • Faculty Director of Pediatric Dermatology, Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Program


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As a mom and a fellowship-trained pediatric dermatologist, Dr. Elena Hawryluk is dedicated to thorough and compassionate care for her patients. She specializes in the diagnosis and management of pigmented lesions (moles & birthmarks).



Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Pediatric dermatology
  • Melanoma
  • Birthmarks
  • Moles (nevi)
  • Vascular malformations
Medical Education
  • MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Pediatric and Adult
Provider Gender


Elena B. Hawryluk, MD, PhD is a board-certified Dermatologist and Pediatric Dermatologist, and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School.  After graduating from Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in Computer Science and Biological Sciences, she completed her medical degree (MD) and PhD (Cell Biology and Molecular Physiology) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine's Medical Scientist Training Program.  Dr. Hawryluk completed her internship at St. Vincent Hospital, followed by dermatology residency at Harvard Medical School, where she served as a Chief Resident.  Subsequently, she undertook advanced fellowship training in Pediatric Dermatology at Boston Children's Hospital, and was supported by the Dermatology Foundation's Fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology award.  She serves on committees for the American Academy of Dermatology and Society for Pediatric Dermatology.

Dr. Hawryluk is trained in both pediatric and adult dermatology with a special interest in pigmented lesions.  She has authored both primary research and review articles on melanoma and pigmented lesions, and has delivered presentations at regional and national meetings on these topics.

Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

News & Events

  • Are There Different Types of Birthmarks?

    American Academy of Dermatology: Watch a video featuring Pediatric Dermatologist, Elena Hawryluk, MD explaining the different types of birthmarks on children.


Dermatology Associates
50 Staniford Street
2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2517
Phone: 617-726-2914

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