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Division of Pediatric & Adolescent Dermatology 

About Us

The Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Dermatology at the University of California San Diego is one of the largest pediatric dermatology units in the United States and is a highly respected center for training and research in pediatric dermatology, with rotating physicians and trainees from throughout the world. 
The Division of Pediatric Dermatology at Rady Children’s Hospital is affiliated with the Department of Dermatology and the Department of Pediatrics at UC San Diego, and Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. 

Services Offered

The division specializes in skin conditions from birth through young adulthood. Expertise includes vascular lesions, hemangiomas, birthmarks, pigmented lesions, cutaneous infections, inflammatory skin conditions including atopic dermatitis (eczema), psoriasis and acne, procedural dermatology and genetic diseases. Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego offers the most comprehensive Dermatology Program for children in the region, with specialty clinics dedicated to Eczema and Inflammatory Skin Disease, Vascular Lesions and Birthmarks, Scar Treatment and Revision, Hidradenitis Suppurativa, and Tuberous Sclerosis. 

Fellowship Program

The Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Program was introduced in 1996. Based at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, fellows are involved in clinical activities and research involving pediatric dermatology. The clinical program involves ambulatory dermatology clinics and inpatient consultations at Rady Children’s Hospital, Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health, UC San Diego Medical Center, and Sharp Mary Birch Hospital. As one of the busiest centers in the nation with internationally renowned physicians and one of the most sought after fellowship training programs in the nation, the Pediatric Dermatology Program is truly a center of excellence. 


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