Penn Dermatology

Penn Dermatology Faculty and Investigators

Albert C. Yan, MD, FAAP, FAAD

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Associate 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
Education:
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.
Certifications
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

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.

Melnick LE, Yan AC, Licht DJ, Treat JR, Castelo-Soccio L.: PHACE syndrome: a retrospective review of 23 patients. Pediatric Dermatology Page: 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 August 23 (epub ahead of print) 2013.

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.

Baratta Andrea, Camarillo Diana, Papa Christine, Treat James R, Payne Aimee S, Rozenber Suzanne S, Yan Albert C: Pediatric pemphigus vulgaris: durable treatment responses achieved with prednisone and mycophenolate mofetil (MMF). Pediatric Dermatology 30(2): 240-4, 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.

McDonald-McGinn Donna M, Fahiminiya Somayyeh, Revil Timothée, Nowakowska Beata A, Suhl Joshua, Bailey Alice, Mlynarski Elisabeth, Lynch David R, Yan Albert C, Bilaniuk Larissa T, Sullivan Kathleen E, Warren Stephen T, Emanuel Beverly S, Vermeesch Joris R, Zackai Elaine H, Jerome-Majewska Loydie A: Hemizygous mutations in SNAP29 unmask autosomal recessive conditions and contribute to atypical findings in patients with 22q11.2DS. Journal of Medical Genetics 50(2): 80-90, Feb 2013.

Arkin Lisa M, Flory James H, Shin Daniel B, Gelfand Joel M, Treat James R, Allen Julian, Rubenstein Ronald C, Yan Albert C: High prevalence of aquagenic wrinkling of the palms in patients with cystic fibrosis and association with measurable increases in transepidermal water loss. Pediatric Dermatology 29(5): 560-6, Sep-Oct 2012.

Colombo Elisa A, Bazan J Fernando, Negri Gloria, Gervasini Cristina, Elcioglu Nursel H, Yucelten Deniz, Altunay Ilknur, Cetincelik Umram, Teti Anna, Del Fattore Andrea, Luciani Matteo, Sullivan Spencer K, Yan Albert C, Volpi Ludovica, Larizza Lidia: Novel C16orf57 mutations in patients with Poikiloderma with Neutropenia: bioinformatic analysis of the protein and predicted effects of all reported mutations. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases 7: 7, 2012.

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Last updated: 10/24/2014
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