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Alfons L. Krol M.D., F.R.C.P.C.

Alfons L. Krol, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., received his medical degree from the University of Alberta and trained in Dermatology and Pediatric Dermatology at McGill University and the Montreal Children`s Hospital. From 1987 to 2002, Dr. Krol was the director of Pediatric Dermatology at the University of Alberta and the Stollery Children`s Hospital. He also served as the director of the Division of Dermatology at the University of Alberta from 1996-2002. In June of 2000, he was elected to the Board of Directors for the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and served as President of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology from 2008-2009. Dr. Krol has lectured internationally, published peer reviewed articles and textbook chapters, and directed national and international courses on pediatric dermatology.


In 2002, Dr. Krol joined OHSU to serve as director of Pediatric Dermatology at OHSU Doernbecher Children`s Hospital. He provides consultation and care for all aspects of pediatric skin disease with a special interest in hemangiomas and vascular anomalies, genetic disorders (particularly keratodermas), and atopic dermatitis.


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  • M.D., University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Canada 1975
  • Residency:

    • University of Ottawa and McGill
  • Fellowship:

    • McGill (Montreal General and Children's Hospital)
  • Certifications:

    • Dermatology, pediatric dermatology


  • "Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, osteopetrosis, lymphedema, and immunodeficiency in an infant with multiple opportunistic infections" Pediatric Dermatology November 1 2014
  • "Guidelines of care for the management of atopic dermatitis" Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology  2014
  • "Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia"  May 24 2011
  • "The differential diagnosis of atopic dermatitis in childhood" Dermatologic Therapy March 2006
  • "Granuloma gluteale adultorum associated with use of topical benzocaine preparations" Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery  2002
  • "Randomized placebo-controlled trial of metronidazole 1% cream with sunscreen SPF 15 in treatment of rosacea" Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery November 2002
  • "Eccrine angiomatous hamartoma" Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology  1999
  • "Perianal streptococcal dermatitis" Pediatric Dermatology  1990
  • "The use of diphenylcyclopropenone in the treatment of recalcitrant warts" Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery  2002
  • "Sensorineural hearing loss, striate palmoplantar hyperkeratosis, and knuckle pads in a patient with a novel connexin 26 (GJB2) mutation." Journal of Medical Genetics January 2005
  • "Novel ABCA-12 mutations leading to recessive congenital ichthyosis" Pediatric Dermatology November 2013
  • "Bilateral cerebrovascular accidents in incontinentia pigmenti" Pediatric Neurology July 2003
  • "Cyclic neutropenia" Pediatric Dermatology  2001
  • "Management of nevi in transplant patients" Dermatologic Therapy January 2005
  • "The harlequin color change" New England Journal of Medicine September 4 2003
  • "Case report of Darier disease localized to the vulva in a 5-year-old girl" Pediatric Dermatology  1993
  • "New therapies in pediatric dermatology" Current Opinion in Pediatrics August 2011
  • "Guidelines of care for the management of atopic dermatitis" Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology December 1 2014
  • "A randomized, controlled trial of oral propranolol in infantile hemangioma" New England Journal of Medicine February 19 2015
  • "Junctional epidermolysis bullosa with pyloric stenosis presenting with electron microscopic findings suggestive of epidermolysis bullosa simplex" Pediatric Dermatology  2000
  • "An erythematous ear." Pediatric Dermatology November 2012
  • "Expanding the phenotypic spectrum of Cx26 disorders" Journal of Investigative Dermatology November 2004
  • "Newborn with sebaceous nevus of Jadassohn presenting as exophytic scalp lesion" Pediatric Neurosurgery January 2008
  • "PHACE without Face? Infantile hemangiomas of the upper body region with minimal or absent facial hemangiomas and associated structural malformations" Pediatric Dermatology May 2011
  • "Congenital extrarenal malignant rhabdoid tumor in an infant with distal 22q11.2 deletion syndrome" American Journal of Dermatopathology August 2012
  • "Dermatological phenotype in Costello syndrome" British Journal of Dermatology March 2012
  • "The harlequin color change and association with prostaglandin E1" Pediatric Dermatology September 2004
  • "Juvenile dermatomyositis presenting as an acquired inflammatory Blaschko-linear dermatosis" Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology October 2011
  • "Acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis induced by oral fluconazole" Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery  2002
  • "X chromosome-inactivation patterns in 31 individuals with PHACE syndrome" Molecular Syndromology March 2013

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