Albert C. Yan, MD

Albert C. Yan, MD is a pediatric dermatologist and section chief of Dermatology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Acne, Atopic dermatitis, Genetic skin disorders, Hemangiomas and Vascular Anomalies, Laser Therapy
Locations: Specialty Care, Market Street; Specialty Care, Exton
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (MD), Philadelphia, Pa.


    Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, Wash. (Pediatrics)


    Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, Wash. (Pediatrics)Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. (Dermatology)

    Board Certification

    American Board of Dermatology
    American Board of Dermatology/Pediatric Dermatology
    American Board of Pediatrics

    Undergraduate Degree

    Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (AB, Philosophy)

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Section Chief, Dermatology

  • Departments and Services
  • Research Interests

    Clinical trials
    Atopic dermatitis
    Congenital ichthyoses
    Rare skin disorders

  • Publications


     Oza V, Treat J, Cook N, Tetzlaff MT, Yan A. Subcutaneous fat necrosis as a complication of whole-body cooling for birth asphyxia. Arch Dermatol. 2010 Aug;146(8):882-5. Read abstract.



    Shah A, Treat J, Yan AC. Spread of cantharidin after petrolatum use resulting in a varicelliform vesicular dermatitis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 Aug;59(2 Suppl 1):S54-5. No abstract available.


    Treat JR, Hess SD, McGowan KL, Yan AC, Kovarik CL. Ulceroglandular Tularemia. Pediatr Dermatol. 2010 Jul 29. [Epub ahead of print] Read abstract. 

    Yan AC, Treat JR, Liang MG. Terminology used to describe vascular anomalies. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Feb;164(2):203-4; author reply 204-5. No abstract available.

    Castelo-Soccio L, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA, Shah KN, Treat JR, Yan AC. Picture of the month. Eyelid pilomatricoma.Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2009 Oct;163(10):955-6. Review. No abstract available. 


    Yan AC, Treat JR. Beyond first-line treatment: management strategies for maintaining acne improvement and compliance. Cutis. 2008 Aug;82(2 Suppl 1):18-25. Review. Read abstract.