Pediatric Dermatology

Pediatric Dermatology

Pediatric Dermatology in Santa Barbara, CA

Finding a problem with your child’s skin or watching them suffer from itchy or painful rashes is difficult for any parent. Dr. Keith Llewellyn is here to help with pediatric dermatology for children and adolescents in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Solvang, Santa Maria, Santa Ynez, and the surrounding areas of California.

What is Pediatric Dermatology?

Pediatric dermatology focuses on skin issues experienced by children and adolescents. Aloe Dermatology provides the residents of Santa Barbara a place to bring their children to receive pediatric dermatology care. In Washington, D.C., during his residency training at the George Washington University, Keith Llewellyn, M.D., spent many afternoons at the National Children’s Hospital providing pediatric dermatological care. Caring for children has remained a daily part of his dermatology practice.

How Much Does Pediatric Dermatology Cost?

Our financing page provides details about our payment options. As part of your consultation, we discuss the cost of pediatric dermatology services for your child. Our payment options include cash and major credit cards.

What Are the Benefits of a Pediatric Dermatology?

Dermatologists with experience in treating skin diseases and problems related to children can dramatically improve the quality of life of kids and adolescents dealing itchy, painful, embarrassing rashes, skin infections or growths.

Am I or my child a Candidate for Pediatric Dermatology?

Common pediatric skin conditions include, but are not limited to:

  • Newborn skin disorders
  • Hereditary skin disorders
  • Childhood skin rashes (chicken pox, scarlet fever, erythema infectiosum)
  • Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Psoriasis
  • Acne
  • Allergic contact dermatitis (poison oak), insect bites, and drug eruptions
  • Candidiasis and fungal skin infections
  • Bacterial skin infections (impetigo, folliculitis, cellulitis)
  • Viral skin infections (warts, molluscum contagiosum, pityriasis rosea, herpes simplex)
  • Moles
  • Hemangiomas (blood vessel growths)
  • Benign and malignant tumors of the skin
  • Disorders of hair, nails, and skin pigmentation (vitiligo)

What Should I Expect from a Pediatric Dermatology?

As a parent of three girls, Dr. Llewellyn understands the fear and anxiety parents and children can have when they visit the doctor. He works hard to alleviate these fears for his young patients and their parents. He strives to make them feel as comfortable as possible during visits and while providing care. Dr. Llewellyn can treat most skin concerns that arise in children and adolescents. In certain patients with rare or particularly difficult problems, he may refer you to a regional pediatric dermatologist with specialized expertise to assist with your child’s care.

No need to fret over your child’s skin condition. Dr. Llewellyn is a dermatologist who routinely provides pediatric dermatology care for children and adolescents in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Solvang, Santa Maria, Santa Ynez, and the surrounding areas of California. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.