The Dermatology Center at St. Louis Children's Hospital diagnoses and treats skin diseases in children, providing comprehensive and sophisticated dermatologic care for children and adolescents. The Dermatology Team at St. Louis Children's Hospital includes physicians and staff that are specifically trained in dermatology as well as pediatrics, and have specific knowledge of the needs of children's skin.

Typical procedures

  • Skin biopsies
  • Small excisions of lesions
  • Laser treatment of vascular lesions
  • Wart treatment
  • Hair and nail diagnoses

Specialized procedures

  • Laser treatments
  • Excisions
  • Light therapy for the treatment of psoriasis, vitiligo and eczema

Specialized equipment

  • Pulsed dye lasers
  • CO2 lasers
  • Nd/Yag lasers

Why Choose Us?

St. Louis Children’s Hospital is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, the most comprehensive source of quality-related information on U.S. pediatric hospitals. We follow one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care.

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We offer world-class care to children thanks in part to generous gifts from hundreds of people who have joined us in making health care better for all children. This philanthropic support enables us to fulfill our mission to do what's right for kids.

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