Marissa J. Perman, MD

Marissa J. Perman, MD

Marissa J. Perman, MD, is a pediatric dermatologist with the Dermatology Section at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Director of the Epidermolysis Bullosa Multidisciplinary Clinic.

Areas of Expertise: Atopic dermatitis, Hemangiomas, Improving patient access to care, Epidermolysis bullosa
Locations: Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


Pediatrics - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Dermatology - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH


Pediatric Dermatology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Dermatology

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Director, Epidermolysis Bullosa Multidisciplinary Clinic

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services




Perman MJ, Castelo-Soccio L, Jen M. Differential diagnosis of infantile hemangiomas. Pediatr Ann. 2012 Aug 1;41(8):1-7. doi: 10.3928/00904481-20120727-09. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22881414. Read the abstract

Perman MJ, Lovell DJ, Denson LA, Farrell MK, Lucky AW. Five cases of anti-tumor necrosis factor alpha-induced psoriasis presenting with severe scalp involvement in children. Pediatr Dermatol. 2012 Jul-Aug;29(4):454-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2011.01521.x. Epub 2011 Oct 13. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21995665. Read the abstract


Perman MJ, King J, Leithauser L, Gloster HG. Giant Merkel cell carcinoma masquerading as a benign cyst on the buttock of an African American man. Case Rep Oncol Med. 2011;2011:849767. Epub 2011 Sep 22. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22606448. Read the article



Perman MJ, Lucky AW. Recalcitrant pustular scalp psoriasis in a 7 year old girl with JIA treated with adalimumab: is this tumor necrosis factor-alpha antagonist-induced? [abstract presentation]. Society for Pediatric Dermatology 22nd Annual Pre-AAD Meeting; 2010 Mar 4; Miami, FL.




Perman M, section editor. Dermatology: The pocket. 2010-2011 ed. Cincinnati: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.


Perman M, Lucky AW, Marino B. Dermatology. In: Marino BS, Fine KS, editors. Blueprints pediatrics. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins; 2009. p. 56-65.


Perman M, section editor. Dermatology: The pocket. 2006-2008 ed. Cincinnati: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.