Aditi S. Murthy, MD Aditi S. Murthy, MD, is a dermatologist with the Dermatology Section at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Main Campus Patient Ratings: ★★★★★ ★★★★★ | Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Background Dermatologist Aditi S. Murthy, MD, believes in treating the whole person. She sees the value in getting to know the unique concerns and needs of her patients and their families. "I strive to be aware of the special challenges infants and children with skin conditions cope with as they develop and grow," she explains. Dr. Murthy chose dermatology because it is an opportunity to treat visible diseases. These diseases have medical and “psychosocial effects” that are different than in other fields, she explains. She enjoys caring for patients with all types of skin conditions. She treats more common and more rare skin diseases. Dr. Murthy sees potential in targeted therapies used to treat conditions like eczema. These therapies are evolving. She believes they can offer hope to patients who struggle with serious diseases. Dr. Murthy is working on research in support of the launch of CHOP’s new teledermatology service. Education and Training Medical SchoolMD - Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA InternshipPediatrics - St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA ResidencyDermatology - University of California, San Francisco, CA FellowshipPediatric Dermatology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Additional TrainingStudent Fellow in Anatomic Pathology - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Board CertificationDermatologyPediatric Dermatology Titles and Academic Titles DermatologistAssistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Departments and Services Dermatology Section Publications Papers2018 Murthy AS, Kinsler VA. White scar-like lesions in a female infant with bilious emesis and 6th nerve palsy. Pediatr Dermatol. 2018 Mar;35(2):242-243. doi: 10.1111/pde.13403. 2017 Murthy AS, Dawson A, Spring S, Gupta D, Cordoro K. Safety and Utility of the Long Pulsed 1064nm Neodymium-doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (LP Nd:YAG) Laser for Treatment of Vascular Malformations in Children. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Sep 77(3): 473-479. 2016 Murthy AS, Leslie K. Autoinflammatory Skin Disease: A Review of Concepts and Applications to General Dermatology. Dermatology. 2016;232(5):534-540. 2014 Sagdeo A, Gormley RH, Abuabara K, Tyring SK, Rady P, Elder DE, Kovarik CL. The diagnostic challenge of vulvar squamous cell carcinoma: Clinical manifestations and unusual human papillomavirus types. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Mar 70(3): 586-8. 2013 Sagdeo A, Gormley RH, Wanat KA, Xu X, Rosenbach M, Takeshita J. Purpuric eruption on the feet of a healthy young woman. “Flip-flop vasculitis” (exercise-induced vasculitis). JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Jun; 149(6):751-6. Lowenthal E, Ellenberg J, Machine E, Sagdeo A, Boiditswe S, Rutstein R, Anabwani G, Gross R. Association between efavirenz-based compared with nevirapine-based antiretroviral regimens and virological failure in HIV-infected children. JAMA. 2013 May 1; 309(17):1803-9. Sagdeo A, Chu E, Elenitsas R, Rubin A. Multiple Asymptomatic Macules on the Thigh. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Mar; 149(3):357-63. 2010 Cerda M, Sagdeo A, Johnson J, Galea S. Genetic and environmental influences on psychiatric comorbidity: a systematic review. Journal of Affective Disorders 2010; 126 (1-2): 14-38. 2008 Cerda M, Sagdeo A, Galea S. Comorbid Forms of Psychopathology: Key Patterns and Future Research Directions. Epidemiologic Reviews 2008; 30(1): 155-77. Awards and Honors 2016, 1st Place, Annual Meeting Poster Award, Society for Pediatric Dermatology 2016, Resident Research Training Program Travel Award, UCSF Clinical and Translational Science Institute 2009, Medical Student Intern Grant, UPenn Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics 2008, High Honors, University of Michigan Leadership and Memberships Memberships in Professional Organizations American Academy of Dermatology Society for Pediatric Dermatology Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown above from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. We are committed to true transparency. 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