Pediatric dermatologists provide diagnosis, treatment and management of skin conditions and disorders in infants, children and adolescents. Making use of the latest research and the most up to date treatments available, the dermatologists on staff at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital work in collaboration with primary care and specialty care providers. Typically, they see patients on an outpatient basis in their own offices.
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Pediatric dermatologists are physicians who diagnose, treat and manage skin conditions in infants, children and adolescents. According to guidelines established by the American Academy of Pediatrics, a pediatric dermatologist typically can provide:
- Diagnosis and treatment of various skin conditions including contact dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo, hives, warts, hemangiomas, birthmarks and congenital skin disorders
- Prescription treatment of skin conditions
- Medical and surgical treatment of skin conditions such as warts and molluscum
- Surgical removal of molluscum, warts, cysts and other small lumps in the skin
- Skin biopsies