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The Dermatology Department at Riley at IU Health treats children from birth to age 18 with skin, hair and nail conditions. We treat common pediatric dermatology disorders. These disorders include acne, eczema, moles and warts. The department also treats more complex skin disorders, genetic syndromes and tumors.
Our board certified pediatric dermatologist specializes in treatment of vascular tumors and malformations, including hemangiomas. We offer high-quality care through weekly vascular clinics in pediatric dermatology. We provide multidisciplinary care through our Vascular Anomalies Program. Children also have access to comprehensive care by specialists in plastic surgery, interventional radiology, and ear, nose and throat (otolaryngology).
The Dermatology Department at Riley offers inpatient and outpatient laser and excisional surgery. These treat a range of conditions.
Our specialists take part in clinical studies and research related to many skin, hair and nail conditions in children. Studies led by our doctors have received funding support from the National Institutes of Health.
Specific studies about vascular birthmarks are available through collaborative efforts. These efforts are with the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) and the Hemangioma Investigator Group (HIG). The HIG is an international group dedicated to advancing infantile hemangioma research.
Our pediatric specialists provide patient- and family-centered care for most related conditions. The links below provide more specific information about some, but not all, of the conditions that we treat.
We offer a number of different Dermatology services. Below are some, but not all, of the services that we provide. If you have a question about a specific service that is not listed here, please contact our department.
Care provided through the Dermatology Department is coordinated through our specialized pediatric dermatology doctors.
The Dermatology at Riley at IU Health provides the following forms for parents, healthcare providers and personnel. We have also curated relevant resources from other websites and provided links with brief descriptions of the information that is available.
We provide multispecialty care for a number of conditions. Below are links to our related programs.
The specialists of the Dermatology Department at Riley at IU Health work closely with referring physicians. Clinics operated by the department are teaching centers where medical students and residents receive training in pediatric dermatology and can take part in clinical research.
Clinics operated by the Dermatology Department are teaching centers where medical students and residents receive training in pediatric dermatology and can take part in clinical research. The Dermatology Department will formalize a fellowship in pediatric dermatology in 2016.