About Elena Hawryluk, MD, PhD

Elena B. Hawryluk, MD, PhD is a board-certified Dermatologist and Director of Pediatric Dermatology, and Associate Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School, where she serves as the Faculty Director of Pediatric Dermatology for the Harvard Combined Dermatology Residency Program.  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 and is the Chair of the American Academy of Dermatology’s Melanoma and Skin Cancer Community Program Committee. Dr. Hawryluk has a clinical interest in pigmented lesions and melanoma, particularly in the pediatric population.  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. She has been supported by the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance’s Weston Career Development Award and the Dermatology Foundation Pediatric Dermatology Career Development Award.

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Mass General Dermatology
50 Staniford St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-2914

Medical Education

  • M.D.; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology

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