Dr. Douglas W. Kress MD, Dermatologist (Pediatric)

Dr. Douglas W. Kress MD

Dermatologist

(48)
11279 Perry Highway Suite 108 Wexford Pennsylvania, 15090
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3/5

About

Douglas W. Kress, MD, is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Dermatology within the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, located in Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania. Dr. Kress has been in pediatric dermatology for over 15 years, and has been honored with the award of Top Doctor in Pittsburgh from 2008-2011 in Pittsburgh Magazine. His passion for children and medicine has driven him to success. Dr. Kress has over 20 articles published and participates in national and international public lectures on various dermatological topics. Dr. Kress is certified by the American Board of Dermatology in Pediatric Dermatology; as well as being an active member of many associations including being a Diplomate of the American Academy of Dermatology.  

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Education and Training

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 1992

Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University 1992

Board Certification

American Board of Dermatology- Pediatric Dermatology

DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD- Pediatric Dermatology

DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 28 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Pediatric Dermatology

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local, Regional, National, and International Public Speaking -
  • Chief of the Division of Pediatric Dermatology at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC -
  • Clinical Associate Professor of Department of Dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh -

Awards

  • Top Doctor in Pittsburgh in 2008-2011 from Pittsburgh Magazine   

Treatments

  • Acne
  • Dermatitis
  • Moles
  • Warts
  • Molluscum Contagiosum
  • Birth Defects
  • Birthmark
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Plantar Wart

Residency

  • Univ Hlth Ctr Of Pittsburgh, Dermatology; Univ Of Pittsburgh Med Ctr, Internal Medicine  
  • University Health Center Of Pittsburgh  
  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh    1995
  • University of Pittsburgh

Fellowships

  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Pediatric Dermatology Pittsburgh, PA USA    1995
  • Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA  

Internships

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Fellowships

  • University of Pittsburgh

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Dermatology, Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology

Articles and Publications

  • Has 20+ Articles Published
  • Etanercept therapy improves symptoms and allows tapering of other medications in children and adolescents with moderate to severe psoriasis.
  • What's your diagnosis? Painful nodules on the perineum with scarring and sinus tract formation.
  • Surgical Pearl: Instrument tamponade for punch biopsy of the scalp.
  • The utility of antihistone antibody screening in the diagnosis of drug-induced lupus erythematosus.

What do you attribute your success to?

  • His Love of Kids, Being Aggressive in his Treatment because of his Knowledge of Medicine, and Being Blessed to be Working with a Large Well-Trained Team

Hobbies / Sports

  • Tennis, Racketball

Favorite professional publications

  • Pediatric Dermatology

Hospital Affiliations

  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Douglas W. Kress MD's Practice location

11279 Perry Highway Suite 108 -
Wexford, Pennsylvania 15090
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11279 PERRY HWY -
WEXFORD, PA 15090
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