Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital’s pediatric dermatologist, Dr. Teri Kahn, brings a high level of expertise in the treatment of acne, eczema, warts, hair loss, skin cancers, moles, psoriasis and any ailment that affects the skin, hair or nails. In particular, Dr. Kahn is a leader in the field of pediatric dermatology and is available to see children in consultation for problems with birthmarks, hemangiomas, vascular birthmarks such as port wine stains, rashes and skin growths.

Conditions Treated

Diagnoses seen include but are not limited to:

  • Acne
  • Skin infections including molluscum, warts and fungal infections
  • Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
  • Autoimmune and allergic disorders
  • Birthmarks including port wine stains and hemangiomas
  • Hair and nail disorders
  • Pigmentation disorders including vitiligo
  • Psoriasis
  • Genetic skin conditions
  • Moles and skin cancers
  • Drug eruptions
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Hives
  • Itchy skin
  • Unspecified rashes


The Pediatric Dermatology Program provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art evaluation and treatment for children with various types of acute and chronic skin disorders and cutaneous manifestations of internal disease.

Services include:

  • Consultations and second opinions
  • Total body skin examinations
  • Skin biopsies and excisions
  • State-of-the-art medical treatment
  • Coordinated long-term management of chronic conditions
  • Wound care