Pediatric Skin Care
Several of our dermatologists specialize in the treating pediatric skin conditions. Drexel Dermatology is a referral center for pediatric patients from St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, as well as for many Philadelphia area pediatricians.
Drexel Dermatology's pediatric specialists offer care for:
We also offer a variety of treatment options for birthmarks, including surgical removal and laser surgery for vascular birthmarks such as port wine stains and hemangiomas.
Genetically based skin conditions, also called genodermatoses, can be hard to diagnose in children. Serious genodermatoses are relatively rare and treatment is sometimes difficult, but at Drexel Dermatology the collaboration between pediatric dermatology specialists, geneticists, and other medical specialists results in a better understanding and management of inherited pediatric skin conditions.
The information on these pages is provided for general information only and should not be used for diagnosis or treatment, or as a substitute for consultation with a physician or health care professional. If you have specific questions or concerns about your health, you should consult your health care professional.