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Pediatric Dermatology
Pediatric Dermatology

At the Division of Dermatology at Children’s Mercy, we are committed to high-quality patient care enhanced by academic and research endeavors. We offer a diverse and rich clinical environment with an active outpatient and inpatient consultation service. 

Academic Curriculum

We offer a one-year Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Program approved by the American Board of Dermatology and provides a broad-based, comprehensive clinical, educational and research experience in the field of pediatric dermatology. 

We also offer experience in procedural pediatric dermatology including excisional surgery and laser therapy. Upon completion of the fellowship program, fellows will be eligible for board certification in pediatric dermatology through the American Board of Dermatology.


The Pediatric Dermatology Fellow is required to complete one research project during their fellowship year. The Division of Dermatology is actively involved in several clinical research endeavors and several of our division members are founding members of the Hemangioma Investigator Group, which collaborates on numerous clinical studies resulting in multiple publications.

Research focusing on the clinical presentation of drug hypersensitivity syndrome in children.

Annual case reports in various dermatology and pediatric journals. The fellow is also encouraged to submit case reports for publication.


Our faculty includes four Pediatric Dermatologists, all of whom are board certified in pediatrics and/or dermatology, and three of whom are trained in both sub-specialties and boarded in pediatric dermatology. We also have four advanced practice nurses and an excellent nursing staff.

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