UW Health Kids Dermatology

We offer education, consultation and medical management of skin diseases for children and adolescents. We promote sun-awareness behavior in children of all ages and provide guidance for a lifetime of healthy skin, hair and nails.

Improving dermatology care through research

UW Health Kids dermatologists and scientists study skin biology and conditions to improve care for your child. Our team specializes in research in hemangiomas and vascular birthmarks and inflammatory skin disease. Learn about our clinical trials

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UW Health Kids
Our pediatric experts have served the special needs of children for more than 100 years. We focus on each child’s unique needs and offer social and emotional support to help you and your child face even the most complex condition. Our long history includes the creation of medical advances that save lives around the world. Together, we get your child back to health and enjoying being a kid.

Conditions and treatments


To make a diagnosis, we will ask you a series of questions regarding your child’s health history and perform a physical exam.

Helping your child stay healthy

We work with you to evaluate and manage your child’s dermatology condition. Together, we find the best treatment.

Treatment options

Our experts provide:

  • Propranolol for infantile hemangiomas

  • Laser surgery

  • Targeted medical therapy for vascular anomalies

  • Biologic therapies for inflammatory skin disease

  • Phototherapy (ultraviolet light)

  • Surgical removal of noncancerous and pre-cancerous skin lesions


How to find us

We offer specialized pediatric dermatology care in Madison, Wis.

Meet our team

Pediatric specialists on your child’s team

The UW Health Kids dermatology team includes experts in skin, hair and nail conditions.