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Who we are

The Dermatology division at the Montreal Children’s Hospital evaluates and manages a wide range of dermatological conditions. The most common conditions are atopic dermatitis (eczema), acne vulgaris, infantile hemangiomas (build-up of blood vessels), vitiligo (skin loses melanin), and psoriasis. The team also assesses a variety of birth marks and skin tumours or nevi, and accepts frequent referrals for skin infections (e.g. tinea, impetigo, molluscum, facial warts).

We have the expertise to diagnose and treat rarer dermatological conditions and rashes including disorders of the hair and nails, genetic skin conditions and rheumatological conditions such as morphea or lupus. As part of a tertiary-care academic centre, we offer cutting-edge treatments, such as propranolol for hemangiomas. We also perform minor surgical excisions under local anesthesia when indicated. 

Our team

Two dermatologists with pediatric expertise make up the Dermatology team. 

Staff members:

  • Dr. Barbara Miedzybrodzki
  • Dr. Justina Guirguis
Our services

Dermatological Surgery Clinic: a supervised dermatology resident performs removal of skin tumours, nevi and biopsies in this weekly clinic.

Hemangioma Clinic: patients with infantile hemangiomas and other vascular anomalies are followed and, if indicated, treated, usually with oral propranolol. The clinic is held twice a month.

Joint Rheumatology-Dermatology Clinic: a dermatologist and a rheumatologist run a clinic to evaluate patients with combined rheumatological and dermatological disorders. This clinic takes place four to six times a year. 

How to refer a patient

We ask referring physicians to consult our referral form and fax the request to 514-412-4288 (Appointment Centre). Please note that any incomplete or illegible form will not be processed and will be returned, resulting in delays.


Refer a patient 
  • Room A 02.2227 
  • 514-412-4040 (to make an appointment)
  • 514-412-4288 (appointments fax)
  • Fax : 514-412-4202 (office fax)
  • Email: [email protected]