James R. Treat, MD

James R. Treat, MD

James R. Treat, MD, is a pediatric dermatologist with the Dermatology Section at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Acne, Atopic dermatitis, Allergic contact dermatitis, Hemangiomas and vascular malformations, Infectious diseases, Complex medical dermatology, Inpatient dermatology, Pulsed dye laser therapy for vascular lesions
Locations: Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

James R. Treat, MD, is a pediatric dermatologist with the Division of Dermatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and an assistant professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the education and fellowship director of Pediatric Dermatology.

Dr. Treat is widely published, edited a textbook on pediatric dermatology, and has given over 75 invited lectures nationally and internationally. He directs the dermatology course for the Perelman School of Medicine, and has won 12 teaching awards as well as the 2013 Master Clinician Award to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Internal Medicine - Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

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

Board Certification

Dermatology
Pediatric Dermatology

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Fellowship Director, Pediatric Dermatology

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Dermatology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

 

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Skin infections
Hemangiomas

Publications

Papers

2016

Yang TB, McMahon P, De Léon DD, Treat JR. Use of propranolol for treating hemangiomas in infants with previously diagnosed hypoglycemic conditions. Pediatr Dermatol. 2016 Nov;33(6):e381-e384. doi: 10.1111/pde.12975. Epub 2016 Aug 30.

2015

Melnick L, Berger EM, Elenitsas R, Chachkin S, Treat JR.: Fibrous Hamartoma of Infancy: A Firm Plaque Presenting with Hypertrichosis and Hyperhidrosis.  Pediatr Dermatol. E Pub, Feb 2015.

Catalano S, Roberts V, Boos M, Norris R, Treat JR.: Blue Scalp Discoloration in Infants Caused by Exogenous Source. Pediatr Dermatol E Pub, Feb 2015.

Peart JM, Licht DJ, Prange EO, Treat JR.: Intractable Nodulocystic Acne in a Patient with Trisomy 13. Pediatr Dermatol E Pub, Jan 2015.

2014

Chu DH, Goldbach H, Wanat KA, Rubin AI, Yan AC, Treat JR.: A New Variant of Connective Tissue Nevus with Elastorrhexis and Predilection for the Upper Chest. Pediatr Dermatol.  Dec 2014.

Chu DH, Goldbach H, Wanat KA, Rubin AI, Yan AC, Treat JR.: A New Variant of Connective Tissue Nevus with Elastorrhexis and Predilection for the Upper Chest. Pediatr Dermatol E Pub , December 2014.

Duffy EK, Bales CB, Carlow DC, Treat JR.: Spurious elevation of aspartate aminotransferase in a patient on isotretinoin. J Am Acad Dermatol 71(4): e132-3, Oct 2014.

Ahluwalia J, Arkin L, Boos M, Dunn M, Treat J.: Peripheral bands in the setting of drug hypersensitivity syndrome. J Am Acad Dermatol 71(4): e153-4, Oct 2014.

Yan C, Laguna BA, Marlowe LE, Keller MD, Treat JR.: Herpes zoster duplex bilateralis in an immunocompetent adolescent boy: a case report and literature review Pediatr Dermatol 31(3): 341-4, May-Jun 2014.

Melnick LE, Yan AC, Licht DJ, Treat JR, Castelo-Soccio L.: PHACE syndrome: a retrospective review of 23 patients. Pediatr Dermatol.  31(3): 390-2, May-Jun 2014.

Chu DH, Castelo-Soccio L, Wan J, Gelfand JM, Shaddy RE, Shah KN, Perman MJ, Treat JR, Yan AC.: Retrospective Analysis of Beta-Blocker Instituted for Treatment of Hemangiomas (RABBIT Study) Clin Pediatr  epub, May 2014.

Wanat KA, Castelo-Soccio L, Rubin AI, Treat JR, Shah KN.: Recurrent Stevens-Johnson syndrome secondary to Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection Cutis.  93(4): E7-8.  April 2014

Cobos G, Rubin AI, Gober LM, Treat JR: A Case of Exuberant Candidal Onychomycosis in a Child With Hyper IgE Syndrome J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2(1): 99-100, Jan-Feb 2014.

2013

Wanat, KA MD; Kist, J; Jambusaria-Pahlajani, A; LaMarra, D; Mackey, A; Treat, JR; Rosenbach, M.: Improving students' ability to perform skin examinations and detect cutaneous malignancies using standardized patients and moulage. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 69(5): 816-7, Nov 2013.

Braunstein, I; Wanat KA; Abuabara K; McGowan KL; Yan AC; Treat JR. : Antibiotic Sensitivity and Resistance patterns in pediatric Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome  Pediatric Dermatology ePub ahead of print, August 2013.

Swarr, DT;  Khalek, N; Treat, J, Horton, MA; Mirzaa GM; Riviere, JB; Dobyns, WB; Zackai1, EH.: Expanding the differential diagnosis of fetal hydrops: an unusual prenatal presentation of megalencephaly-capillary malformation syndrome    Prenatal Diagnosis July  2013.

Bosse, KR; Lee, GE; Treat, JR; Small, RM. : A 7-Year-Old Boy with Abdominal Pain, Fever, and Rash        Pediatric Annals     July 2013 - Volume 42 · Issue 7: 275-277 42(7): 275-277, July 2013.

Izumi, K; Wilkens, A; Treat, JR; Pride, HB;  Krantz, ID. : Novel MBTPS2 Missense Mutation in the N-terminus Transmembrane Domain in a patient with Ichthyosis Follicularis, Alopecia, and Photophobia (IFAP) Syndrome. Pediatric Dermatology E Pub Ahead of Print, April 2013.

Books

Section Editor: James Treat: Section XIX Dermatologic Disorders. Netter's Pediatrics. Todd Florin and Stephen Ludwig (eds.). 2011.

Many: Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Dermatology: 49 Clinical Questions. Book. Treat, JR (eds.). Slack, August 2012.

Chapters
2015

Sheilagh Maguiness, Oyinade Aderibigbe, James Treat: Infantile Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations. American Academy of Dermatology Basic Dermatology Curriculum. https://www.aad.org/education/basic-dermatology-curriculum/pediatric-dermatology/infantile-hemangiomas-and-vascular-malformations 2015.

2014

Hussain S, Treat JR, Yan AC: Infantile Atopic Dermatitis. Atopic Dermatitis and Eczematous Disorders. Rudikoff, Cohen and Scheinfeld (eds.). CRC Press, Page: 77-91, 2014.

Fisher, B; Treat, JR: Bacterial Infections. Neonatal and Infant Dermatology, 3e  Eichenfield, Frieden and Zaenglein (eds.). Elsevier, 2014.

2012

Weymann, A and Treat, JRMatz, PS (5th edition): Stevens Johnson and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Schwartz, WM (eds.). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 6: 826-827, 2012.

Treat, JR; Yan, AC (5th edition): Erythema Multiforme. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Schwartz, WM (eds.). Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 6: 320-321, 2012.

Treat, JR: Chapter 72: Vesicles and Bullae. Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 4th ed. Long, S (eds.). Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier  2012.

James Treat: American Academy of Pediatrics Redbook Collaborator. American Academy of Pediatrics Redbook 2012.

Treat, JR: What Are the Different Treatment Options for Atopic Dermatitis Based on Age and Affected Body Part? Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Dermatology: 49 Clinical Questions. Slack, August 2012.

James Treat, MD: Sclerema Neonatorum. https://www.decisionsupportinmedicine.com. Warren R. Heymann, MD, Bryan Anderson, MD, Chad Hivnor, MD,  Stuart Lessin, MD (eds.). Decision Support in Medicine, LLC, 2012.

Treat, JR: Drug Hypersensitivity Syndrome. Decision Support in Medicine: Pediatrics. https://www.decisionsupportinmedicine.com 2012.

Treat, JR: Erythema multiforme. Decision Support in Medicine: Pediatrics. https://www.decisionsupportinmedicine.com 2012.

2011

Michael D. Gober and James R. Treat: Nutritional Dermatoses Netter's Pediatrics. Todd Florin and Stephen Ludwig (eds.). 2011.

Leslie Castelo-Soccio and James R. Treat: Nevi. Netter's Pediatrics. Todd Florin and Stephen Ludwig (eds.). Chapter 126, 2011.

2010

Albert C. Yan, MD; James R. Treat, MD; Marilyn G. Liang, MD: Terminology Used to Describe Vascular Anomalies Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 164(2): 203-204, January 2010.

Posters and Presentations

Lectures by Invitation

Treat J. Nancy Esterly Lecture for the Wisconsin Dermatology Society: "Complex Pediatric Dermatology." Nov. 2015.

Treat J. "Pediatric Infectious Diseases" and "Masters Session, Pediatric Dermatology", "Acne", Maui Derm NP/PA Conference, Washington, DC. Sept. 2015.

Treat J. "Contact Dermatitis". Rutgers University Allergy Dept, Newark, NJ. June 2015.

Treat J. What's New in Pediatric Dermatology, Lehigh Valley Health Network Pediatric Grand Rounds, Allentown Pennsylvania. Apr. 2015.

Treat J. What's New in Pediatric Dermatology AND Dermatologic Emergencies, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics. Atlanta GA. Apr. 2015.

Treat J. "What's New in Pediatric Dermatology", 16th Annual Advanced Practice Nurses Conference, Philadelphia, PA. Apr. 2015.

Treat J. "Life Threatening Drug Reactions and Infections", American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco CA. Mar. 2015.

Treat J.  "What's New in Pediatric Dermatology" and "Pediatric Dermatologic Emergencies", Pediatric Dermatology Progress and Practices CM, University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. Minneapolis, MN. Feb. 2015.

Treat J. "Genetics Revolution in Pediatric Dermatology" and "Atopic Dermatitis: AN Algorithm", Advances in Cosmetic and Medical Dermatology, Maui, HI. Jan. 2015.

2014

Treat J. "Hair and Nails, When to Worry", "Warts, Molluscum and Skin tags", "Cutaneous Manifestations of Nutritional Deficiencies", California Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics. Nov. 2014.

Treat J. "What's New in Pediatric Dermatology", Columbia University Super Wednesday Pediatric Dermatology Grand Rounds. NYC, NY. Nov. 2014.

Treat J.  "Non-IgE Mediated Skin Diseases", New Jersey Allergy and Asthma Associates, New Jersey. Oct. 2014.

Treat J. "Pediatric Dermatology Jeopardy", "Warts and Molluscum, When to Worry", Women and Peds Derm, Newport Beach, CA. Oct. 2014.

Treat J. "What's New in Pediatric Dermatology." Presentation to the Drexel Dermatology dept. June 2014.

Treat J. "Pediatric Dermatology", Maui Derm NP/PA, Deer Valley Utah. June 2014.

Treat J. "Infectious Disease Update", Maui Derm NP/PA, Deer Valley Utah. June 2014.

Treat J. "Atopic Dermatitis," New York Allergy and Asthma Society, New York City. May 2014.

Treat J. "Pediatric Dermatology", Clinica Alemana, Santiago Chile. May 2014.

Treat J.  "Genodermatosis", Dermatology Foundation Clinical Symposium, Naples FL. Feb. 2014.

Treat J.  "Recognizing Nutritional Deficiencies in Children", Dermatology Foundation Clinical Symposium, Naples FL. Feb. 2014.

Treat J.  "Unusual Infections in Children", Dermatology Foundation Clinical Symposium, Naples FL. Feb.2014.

Treat J.  "How to Make a Genetic Diagnosis", Advances in Cosmetic and Medical Dermatology, Maui HI. Jan. 2014.

Treat J.  "Pediatric Dermatology: Lunch with the Faculty", Advances in Cosmetic and Medical Dermatology, NP/PA Maui HI. Jan. 2014.

2013

Treat J.  "Birthmarks, When to Worry", Society of Dermatology Physicians Assistants, Atlanta, GA. Nov. 2013.

Treat J.  "Syndromes you Should Know", Geisinger Dermatology Department, Geisinger, PA. Oct. 2013.

Treat J. "Pediatric Dermatology: Great Cases", Washington Hospital Center Dermatology Department, Washington DC. Oct. 2013.

Treat J. "Skin Infections", Grandview Hospital Grand Rounds. Aug. 2013.

Treat J.  "Pediatric Dermatology: Infectious Diseases Update", Grand View Hospital, PA. Aug. 2013.

Treat J. Pediatric Dermatology, Advances in Cosmetic and Medical Dermatology, NP + PA conference 2013. Jun. 2013.

Treat J.  "Nutritional Deficiencies in the Skin", "Acne" and "loggin in to the Skin", Vermont Summer Pediatrics Series, Manchester VT. Jun. 2013.

Treat J. "Pediatric Dermatology Procedures - Bleach Baths to Worrisome Warts", Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA. Mar. 2013.

Treat J.  "The 411 on 911: Pediatric Skin Emergencies", Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA. Mar. 2013.

Treat J.  "Whoops!  Pediatric Drug Reactions", Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA. Mar. 2013.

Treat J.  "Great Cases in Pediatric Dermatology", Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, Camden, NJ. Feb. 2013.

Treat J. "Challenging Acne cases", Advances in Cosmetic and Medical Dermatology, Maui HI. Jan. 2013.

Treat J.  "Pediatric Dermatology: Lunch with the Faculty", Advances in Cosmetic and Medical Dermatology, Maui HI. Jan. 2013.

Awards and Honors

2015, Penn Pearls winner, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

2014, Blockley-Osler award for excellence in clinical teaching, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

2014, Best Module 2 Course Professor, Perelman SChool of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

2013, Faculty Honor Role for resident teaching as voted by the pediatrics residents, CHOP

2013,  Edward E Bondi medical student elected dermatology faculty teaching award

2013, Module 2 Excellence in Teaching Award: Dermatology 2013, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

2013, Division member: Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award to the Division of General Pediatrics

2013, Master Clinician Award, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2012, Division member: Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award to the Division of General Pediatrics

2012, Dean's Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching at an Affiliated Hospital, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

2011, Module 2 Best Medical Student Lecture: Dermatology 2011, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

2011, University of Pennsylvania Department of Dermatology Bernett L Johnson Jr. faculty teaching award

2011, Division member: Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award to the Division of General Pediatrics

2011,  The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Department of Pediatrics: Faculty Teacher of the Year

2010,  Module 2 Best Medical Student Lecture: Dermatology 2010, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

2009,  Faculty Honor Role for resident teaching as voted by the pediatrics residents, CHOP

2009,  Elected "Best Doctors in America" 2009 and 2010 and 2011

2009,  Module 2 Best Medical Student Lecture: Dermatology 2009, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

2008,  Edward Potash fellow teacher of the year, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2006,  Edward E Bondi medical student elected teaching award in Dermatology at the University of Pennsylvania

2006,  Johnson-Beerman award (outstanding research project)

2002,  Nancy Bell Memorial prize in Dermatology

2002,  Spencer Morris Prize

2001,  Member AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha) medical honor society

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2011-present,  Reviewer for Journal of Women's Health

2010-present,  Reviewer for the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

2010-present,  Reviewer for the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology

2010-present,  Reviewer for Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

2010-present,  Reviewer for Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine

2008-present,  Peer Review of Manuscripts for Journal: Pediatric Dermatology

2008-present,  Reviewer for Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Academic and Institutional Committees

2014-present, Chairman of the Meetings Committee of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology

2014-present, CLER Subcommittee on Supervision

2014-present, Member of the LCME executive committee and Student Services and Support Committee

2013-present, Medical School Admissions Selection Committee, Perelman School of Medicine

2011-present, Dermatology consultant to group evaluating Chlorhexadine related skin irritation

2011-present, Dermatology representative to the Medical School Curriculum Committee

2009-present, Funded Participant in the CHOP Link Committee now called SWATT

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations
International

2006-present, Society for Pediatric Dermatology

National

2002-present, American Academy of Dermatology  (Member)

  

2008-present, American Contact Dermatitis Society (Member)

  

2011-present, Specialty Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

  

2015-present, American Academy of Pediatrics

- Section on Dermatology's Walt Tunnessen Visiting Professor Review Subcommittee