Albert C. Yan, MD, FAAP, FAAD

Albert C. Yan, MD, FAAP, FAAD

Albert C. Yan, MD, FAAP, FAAD, is a pediatric dermatologist and Section Chief of Dermatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Acne, Atopic dermatitis, Genetic skin disorders, Hemangiomas and Vascular Anomalies, Laser Therapy
Locations: Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care; Specialty Care, Exton

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

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


Pediatrics - Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA


Pediatrics - Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA
Dermatology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

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

Titles and Academic Titles

Section Chief, Dermatology

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

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Clinical trials
Atopic dermatitis
Congenital ichthyosis
Rare skin disorders



 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.