Pediatric dermatologist Amanda Moon, MD, takes a family-centered approach to her work with patients. As a parent, she understands what it’s like to have a child that needs medical attention. She loves working with children and families to find the best treatment options.
Dr. Moon always wanted to be a pediatrician. She discovered her love of dermatology late in medical school. She decided to specialize in pediatric dermatology to combine both interests. She enjoys treating patients with all types of skin disorders, from a baby with a birthmark or infantile hemangioma, a toddler with warts and eczema, to a teenager with acne and psoriasis.
Dr. Moon is excited about the future of pediatric dermatology. Advancements in genetics are revealing the underlying causes of many diseases. New, targeted therapies for conditions, including eczema, are on the horizon.
Dr. Moon works with CHOP's teledermatology service, MyDerm E-Visits. The service allows patients to consult with dermatology doctors online. It is an easy, affordable and convenient way to reach doctors faster.
Education and Training
MD - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
Pediatrics - Saint Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA
Dermatology - University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY (Co-Chief Resident)
Pediatric Dermatology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Titles and Academic Titles
Departments and Services
Moon, AT, Christensen T, Streicher JL and Castelo-Soccio, L. A Novel VPS33B Mutation in a Patient with Arthrogryposis-Renal Dysfunction-Cholestasis Syndrome. Pediatr Dermatol, 34: e171–e173. doi:10.1111/pde.13156
Charny JW, Moon AT, Treat, JR. Scalp Infantile Hemangioma Complicated by Life- Threatening Bleeding. Pediatr Dermatol, 34: 473–475. doi:10.1111/pde.13171
Micah M, Allawh R, Moon A, and Allen HB. Clinical Manifestations of Precocious Puberty and Associated Heritable Diseases: A Case Report. J Clin Exp Dermatol Res 2017, 8:2 DOI: 10.4172/2155-9554.1000385
Moon AT, Castelo-Soccio L, Yan AC. Emergency department utilization of pediatric dermatology (PD) consultations. JAAD. Available online 17 February 2016, ISSN 0190-9622, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaad.2016.01.021.
Polcari I, Moon A, Mathes E, Gilmore ES, Paller AS. Headaches as a presenting symptom of linear morphea en coup de sabre. Pediatrics. 2014 Dec;134(6):e1715-9. doi: 10.1542/peds.2014- 0019. Epub 2014 Nov 17.
Eng S, Moon A, Leander C, Del Vecchio M. Fever and petechial rash in a 9-year-old boy. Pediatr Rev. 2012 Oct;33(10):e69-71. doi: 10.1542/pir.33-10-e69.
Moon AT, Ladrigan MK. The University of Rochester Medical Center, Peri-FACTS Education Program (2012). Article: Newborn Dermatology, Case #1004. Rochester, NY: The University of Rochester.
Ortiz TR and Carolfi AT. Pediatric Obesity: Addressing the Epidemic in New Jersey’s Youth. Perspectives, the Journal of the New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians. Vol 6, Issue 3 Fall 2007. P 9- 12
Pallay R and Carolfi AT. Hepatitis A Vaccine. Perspectives: the Journal of the NJ Academy of Family Physicians. Vol 6, Issue 3 Fall 2007. P 13-14.
Awards and Honors
2013, Society for Pediatric Dermatology Mentorship Grant
2011, Strong Star Certificate of Patient Appreciation, University of Rochester
2007, cum laude, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Leadership and Memberships
Memberships in Professional Organizations
American Academy of Dermatology
Society for Pediatric Dermatology
Women’s Dermatologic Society