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Includes specialty programs: Cosmetic & Reconstructive Laser Program

Pediatric Dermatology

We offer the only pediatric-focused dermatology program in the greater Akron area and one of only a few programs in Ohio. We are specially trained to diagnose and treat infants, children and teens with a range of skin, hair and nail conditions - from acne, eczema and warts to more complex genetic skin disorders and vascular malformations.

We have one focus: kids.

We are dedicated to helping you and your child better understand skin ailments and how to treat and cope with them. Among the many conditions we treat are:

  • acne
  • atopic dermatitis (eczema)
  • birthmarks
  • keloid scars
  • melanoma
  • molluscum
  • pot-wine stain (capillary malformation)
  • psoriasis
  • unwanted hair growth (hirsutism)
  • vitiligo 
  • warts

 

Vascular Anomalies Clinic.

Our vascular anomalies clinic includes pediatric specialists in dermatology, plastic and reconstructive surgery and interventional radiology. Together, we address the complex needs of children with vascular birthmarks, hemangiomas and other vascular malformations.

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Locations

Contact Dermatology

330-543-3376

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Dermatology
Akron Children's Hospital Dermatology
Considine Professional Building
215 West Bowery Street
Level 5
Akron, Ohio 44308
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Dermatology, Boston Heights
Akron Children's Hospital Pediatric Dermatology, Boston Heights
Akron Children's Health Center
328 East Hines Hill Road
Suite 3
Boston Heights, Ohio 44236
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Dermatology, Mansfield
Akron Children's Hospital Pediatric Dermatology, Mansfield
Akron Children's Health Center
1029 South Trimble Road
Mansfield, Ohio 44906
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Dermatology, Medina
Akron Children's Hospital Dermatology, Medina
Akron Children's Health Center
3443 Medina Road
Door 1 (Suite 108)
Medina, Ohio 44256
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Dermatology, North Canton
Akron Children's Hospital Dermatology, North Canton
Akron Children's Health Center
6076 Whipple Avenue Northwest
North Canton, Ohio 44720
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Our Doctors/Providers

Department Heads:
Nicholas Nguyen
Nicholas Nguyen, MD

Director, Pediatric Dermatology; Pediatric Dermatologist

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Physicians/Providers:

Daniel Grove, MD

Pediatric Dermatologist

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Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants:

Denise Costanzo, APRN-CNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

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Emily Krikke, MSN, APRN-CNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Nicole Naples, MSN, APRN-CNP

Nurse Practitioner

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What Should Families Expect When They Come for an Appointment?

At Akron Children’s, your child’s health and safety is our priority. Please continue to bring your child for wellness visits, vaccinations or sick care appointments that keep children healthy. We want to assure you that we have taken additional precautions to ensure a safe environment for your child and family. The following are additional safety efforts, in addition to our normal cleaning protocols, that we are taking to help you be comfortable bringing your child to an appointment.

Masking and Other Safety Protocols

Akron Children’s has a number of safety protocols in place for our patients and visitors in order to provide a safe hospital environment.

Treatments

We offer the most advanced treatments to give your child the best possible results, including many non-invasive procedures such as:

  • Laser treatment of vascular birthmarks and warts
  • Cryotherapy to remove warts and other non-cancerous skin lesions
  • Treatment of keloid scars
  • Candida antigen injections for the treatment of warts or molluscum
  • Laser hair reduction
  • Phototherapy, also known as light therapy, for atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, vitiligo and other inflammatory skin diseases
  • Microneedling
  • Acne scar treatment

We also offer skin biopsy and the surgical removal of skin lesions, and work closely with pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgeons to treat children with certain types of birthmarks and other pigmented skin lesions.

 

E-visits

For established dermatology patients experiencing rashes, an e-visit is an easy, secure way to get medical advice from an Akron Children’s physician without leaving your home. Click on the resources below to learn more.


Some of the Conditions We Treat...

acne, alopecia, angiomas, atopic dermatitis, birthmarks, contact dermatitis, dermoid cysts, eczema, fungal infections, hemangiomas, ichthyosis, melanoma, moles, molluscum contagiosum, nevi, port-wine stains, psoriasis, ringworm, scabies, seborrheic dermatitis, vascular lesions, vitiligo, warts, vascular anomalies, raspberry birthmark, microneedling, acne scar treatment



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