Albert C. Yan, MD, FAAP, FAAD

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Assistant Physician in Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician in Pediatrics (Dermatology), Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Section of Pediatric Dermatology
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Suite 3334
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2155902169
Fax: 2155904948
A.B. (Philosophy)
Princeton University, 1989.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1993.
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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

Eichenfield LF, Kwong P, Gonzalez ME, Yan A, D'Arnaud P, Burnett P, Olivadoti M.: Safety and Efficacy of VP-102 (Cantharidin, 0.7% w/v) in Molluscum Contagiosum by Body Region: Post hoc Pooled Analyses from Two Phase III Randomized Trials. Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology 14(10): 42-47, Oct 2021.

Margolis DJ, Mitra N, Berna R, Hoffstad O, Kim BS, Yan A, Zaenglein AL, Fuxench ZC, Quiggle AM, de Guzman Strong C, Wong XFCC, Common JE.: Associating filaggrin copy number variation and atopic dermatitis in African-Americans: challenges and opportunities. Journal of Dermatological Science 98(1): 58-60, Apr 2020.

Bernardis E, Shou H, Barbieri JS, McMahon PJ, Perman MJ, Rola LA, Streicher JL, Treat JR, Castelo-Soccio L, Yan AC.: Development and initial validation of a multidimensional acne global grading system integrating primary lesions and secondary changes. JAMA Dermatology Jan 2020.

Wan J, Mitra N, Hoffstad OJ, Yan AC, Margolis DJ.: Longitudinal atopic dermatitis control and persistence vary with timing of disease onset in children: A cohort study. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 81(6): 1292-1299, Dec 2019.

Lou C, Mitra N, Wubbenhorst B, D'Andrea K, Hoffstad O, Kim BS, Yan A, Zaenglein AL, Fuxench ZC, Nathanson KL, Margolis DJ.: Association between fine mapping thymic stromal lymphopoietin and atopic dermatitis onset and persistence. Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology 123(6): 595-601, Dec 2019.

Putterman E, Wan J, Streicher JL, Yan AC.: Evaluation of a modified outpatient model for using propranolol to treat infantile hemangiomas. Pediatric Dermatology 36(4): 471-476, Jul 2019.

Margolis DJ, Mitra N, Gochnauer H, Wubbenhorst B, D'Andrea K, Kraya A, Hoffstad O, Gupta J, Kim B, Yan A, Chiesa Fuxench Z, Nathanson KL: Uncommon filaggrin variants are associated with persistent atopic dermatitis in African Americans. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 138(7): 1501-1506, Jul 2018 Notes: ePub ahead of print.

Patel DP, Castelo-Soccio L, Yan AC.: Aplasia cutis congenita: evaluation of signs suggesting extracutaneous involvement. Pediatric Dermatology 35(1): e59-e61, Jan 2018.

Coughlin CC, Grice E, Yan AC.: The preadolescent acne microbiome: a prospective, randomized, pilot study investigating characterization and effects of acne therapy Pediatric Dermatology 34(6): 661-664, Nov 2017.

Patel DP, Bernardis E, Yan AC: The patient-centered acne severity scale study. Pediatric Dermatology 34(6): 656-660, Nov 2017.

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Last updated: 07/09/2022
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