Pediatric Dermatology

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Specialty pediatric care for your infant, child or adolescent

The Department of Dermatology and Doernbecher Children's Hospital offers world-class expertise in the evaluation and management of dermatologic problems for children, from birth to 18 years of age.

Our team of Drs. Sabra L. Leitenberger, Tracy Funk, and Alison Small are board-certified dermatologists who have undergone further specialty training (fellowship) and certification in pediatric dermatology. Our closely integrated team includes a physician assistant Lara Clayton who also has extensive experience in the practice of pediatric dermatology. This means our providers are specifically trained to recognize the unique developmental and physiological aspects of infants, children and adolescents with skin disorders. This expertise will help our providers identify the unique needs of your child in the context of your family.

Offering specialized care of common and pediatric skin problems such as:

  • Acne
  • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
  • Bullous Diseases
  • Genetic Skin Diseases
  • Hemangiomas
  • Port Wine Stains
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin Infections
  • Tinea
  • Vascular anomalies
  • all other pediatric skin conditions

Additional specialty

Our pediatrics team also offer the specialty clinics of the Evening Isotretinoin (Accutane) Clinic and the Hemangioma and Vascular Birthmarks Clinic.

Drs. Jon Hanifin and Eric Simpson are medical dermatologists who are recognized experts in the research and treatment of atopic dermatits (eczema). They provide pediatric dermatology services to children of all ages with this condition and are able to see patients at the Center for Health & Healing.