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Albert C. Yan, MD, FAAP, FAAD

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Section Chief, Pediatric Dermatology
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
3550 Market Street - Suite 2044
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2155902169
Fax: 2155904948
A.B. (Philosophy)
Princeton University, 1989.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1993.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Pediatrics; Assistant Chief Resident, University of Washington, 1993-1996.
Resident in Dermatology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1996-1999.
Chief Resident in Dermatology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1998-1999.
American Board of Pediatrics, 1996.
American Board of Dermatology, 1999.
American Board of Dermatology - Pediatric Dermatology Certificate, 2004.
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Description of Research Expertise

* Acne
* Atopic dermatitis
* Computer vision applications in dermatology
* Genodermatoses
* Infections of the skin
* Pediatric dermatology workforce issues
* Rare skin diseases

Description of Clinical Expertise

* Acne vulgaris
* Atopic dermatitis
* Genodermatoses
* Hemangiomas and vascular anomalies
* Neonatal dermatology
* Skin infections (including warts, molluscum, tinea, MRSA among others)

Selected Publications

Patel DP, Castelo-Soccio L, Yan AC.: Aplasia cutis congenita: evaluation of signs suggesting extracutaneous involvement. Pediatric Dermatology Nov 2017.

Wan J, Mitra N, Hoffstad OJ, Gelfand JM, Yan AC, Margolis DJ: Variations in risk of asthma and seasonal allergies between early- and late-onset atopic dermatitis: a cohort study. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 77(4): 634-640, Oct 2017.

Coughlin CC, Grace E, Yan AC.: The preadolescent acne microbiome: a prospective, randomized, pilot study investigating characterization and effects of acne therapy Pediatric Dermatology. Page: doi: 10.1111/pde.13261, Oct 2017.

Patel DP, Bernardis E, Yan AC: The patient-centered acne severity scale study. Pediatric Dermatology Page: doi: 10.1111/pde.13262, Sep 2017.

Yu J, Streicher JL, Medne L, Krantz, Yan AC: EPHB4 mutation implicated in capillary malformation-arteriovenous malformation syndrome. Pediatric Dermatology 34(5): e227-e230, Sep 2017.

Moon AT, Castelo-Soccio L, Yan AC: Emergency department utilization of pediatric dermatology (PD) consultations. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology [Epub ahead of print]: pii: S0190-9622(16)00073-6, Feb 2016.

Ahluwalia J, Abuabara K, Perman MJ, Yan AC.: HHV6 Involvement in Pediatric Drug Hypersensitivity Syndrome British Journal of Dermatology Page: DOI: 10.1111/bjd.13512, Nov 2014 Notes: Accepted 10/27/14.

Ahluwalia J, Wan J, Lee DH, Treat J, Yan AC.: Mycoplasma-associated Stevens-Johnson syndrome in children: retrospective review of patients managed with or without intravenous immunoglobulin, systemic corticosteroids, or a combination of therapies. Pediatric Dermatology 31(6): 664-669, Nov-Dec 2014.

Melnick LE, Yan AC, Licht DJ, Treat JR, Castelo-Soccio L.: PHACE syndrome: a retrospective review of 23 patients. Pediatric Dermatology Page: 390-392, May-Jun 2014 Notes: ePub ahead of print March 2014.

Chu DH, Castelo-Soccio L, Wan J, Gelfand JM, Shaddy RE, Shah KN, Perman MJ, Treat JR, Yan AC.: Retrospective analysis of beta-blocker instituted for treatment of hemangiomas (RABBIT) study. Clinical Pediatrics (Philadelphia) May 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

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