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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

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: Accepted, in press, 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.

Inbal Braunstein, Karolyn A. Wanat, Katrina Abuabara, Karin L. McGowan, Albert C. Yan and James R. Treat: Antibiotic sensitivity and resistance patterns in pediatric staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome. Pediatric Dermatology May-Jun 2014 Notes: ePub ahead of print Aug 2013.

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.

David Elmer, Tanuos Hanan, Sullivan Timothy, Yan Albert, Kircik Leon H: A double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study to estimate the efficacy and tolerability of a nonsteroidal cream for the treatment of cradle cap (seborrheic dermatitis). Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 12(4): 448-52, Apr 2013.

Aronson Paul L, Shah Samir S, Mohamad Zeinab, Yan Albert C: Topical corticosteroids and hospital length of stay in children with eczema herpeticum. Pediatric Dermatology 30(2): 215-21, Mar-Apr 2013.

Aronson Paul L, Yan Albert C, Mohamad Zeinab, Mittal Manoj K, Shah Samir S: Empiric antibiotics and outcomes of children hospitalized with eczema herpeticum. Pediatric Dermatology 30(2): 207-14, Mar-Apr 2013.

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