Pediatric Dermatology

    Pediatric Dermatology2018-08-19T12:10:34+00:00

    Project Description

    Dr. Sophia Hendrick treats a wide variety of pediatric skin conditions using the latest available treatment methods. As Knoxville’s only board-certified pediatric dermatologist, she is an expert in the correct diagnosis and management of childhood skin disorders, including proper pediatric medication management.

    • Vascular Birthmarks

    • Pigmented Birthmarks
    • Congenital Skin Disorders

    • Hemangiomas

    • Port Wine Stains

    • Pediatric Psoriasis

    • Eczema/Atopic Dermatitis

    • Rashes

    • Warts

    • Acne

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    What is a Pediatric Dermatologist?2018-06-12T22:14:56+00:00

    If your child has a skin condition, such as a birthmark, eczema, warts, or psoriasis, a pediatric dermatologist has the experience and qualifications to treat your child. Pediatric dermatologists treat a wide variety of pediatric skin conditions using the latest available treatment methods. Pediatric dermatologists treat children from birth through adolescence.

    Source: Section on Dermatology (Copyright © 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics)

    What kind of training do pediatric dermatologists have?2018-06-12T22:15:01+00:00

    Pediatric dermatologists are medical doctors who have had the following training:

    • Four years of medical school
    • One year of internship
    • Three years of dermatology residency OR two years of pediatrics residency and three years of dermatology residency
    • One year of pediatric dermatology fellowship
    • Upon completion of training, pediatric dermatologists become subspecialty board certified in Pediatric Dermatology through the American Board of Dermatology.

    Source: Section on Dermatology (Copyright © 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics)

    What types of treatments do pediatric dermatologists provide?2018-06-12T22:15:06+00:00

    Pediatric dermatologists provide medical care for a wide variety of skin conditions. They generally provide the following services:

    • Diagnosis of various skin conditions, including hemangiomas and other vascular birthmarks, pigmented birthmarks, and congenital skin disorders, eczema or atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, vitiligo, hives, and warts to name a few.
    • Medical/prescription treatment for a wide variety of conditions affecting the skin, hair, and nails.
    • Minor surgical procedures, including skin biopsies, surgical removal of skin lesions (e.g., cysts, warts), and laser treatment of vascular birthmarks.

    Source: Section on Dermatology (Copyright © 2017 American Academy of Pediatrics)

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