Dawn H. Siegel, MD

Associate Professor

Introduction

Dr. Siegel has a particular interest in general pediatric dermatology and skin health in infants, children and adolescents. Dr. Siegel focuses on improving the quality of life of children and their families by treating the skin conditions such as acne, eczema and psoriasis.

Dr. Siegel is a founding member and scientific co-chairman for the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) to promote and discover better treatments for the pediatric dermatology conditions through research. In addition to practice of common pediatric dermatology conditions, Dr. Siegel also has an expertise in genetic skin syndromes.

Dawn H. Siegel, MD
Dawn H. Siegel, MD

She is co‐director of the Neurofibromatosis and RASopathy clinic at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and she works on the Medical Advisory Committee for the Costello Syndrome Family Network. Through her research, Dr. Siegel has spent the last several years determining the features and cause of a hemangioma syndrome called “PHACE syndrome”. By studying these rare genetic diseases, Dr. Siegel hopes to gain a better understanding about the causes and treatments for common skin conditions in children.

Areas of Expertise

  • Acne
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Birthmarks
  • Genetic Skin Disorders
  • Infantile Hemangiomas
  • Neurofibromatosis (NF)
  • PHACE Syndrome

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology

Patient Ages Seen

  • Infant
  • Child
  • Adolescent

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education / Training

  • Doctor of Medicine – University of Wisconsin – Madison (1998)
  • Residency Pediatrics – Children’s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland – CA (1998-2000)
  • Residency, Dermatology – University of California – San Francisco (2003-2006)
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Dermatology – University of California – San Francisco (2006-2007)

Publications

In the News

Dr. Dawn Siegel to Lead First Research Network in Pediatric Dermatology

01/27/2017  |  Comments Off on Dr. Dawn Siegel to Lead First Research Network in Pediatric Dermatology

Dawn Siegel, MD, associate professor of dermatology, is a founding member of the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA) and was appointed as Co-Chair of the organization in November. ... more

Dr. Dawn Siegel Named Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Director

05/19/2015  |  Comments Off on Dr. Dawn Siegel Named Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Director

Dr. Dawn Siegel has been named Director of the Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Program.

Dr. Siegel Receives ASA Research Scholar Award

04/01/2014  |  Comments Off on Dr. Siegel Receives ASA Research Scholar Award

Dr. Dawn Siegel received a one-year, $60,000 award from the American Skin Association, for her project entitled, “Gene Discovery and... more

NIH R01: Pathogenesis and Natural History in a Longitudinal Hemangioma Syndrome Cohort

04/01/2014  |  Comments Off on NIH R01: Pathogenesis and Natural History in a Longitudinal Hemangioma Syndrome Cohort

Dr. Siegel (principal investigator) and the Medical College of Wisconsin received a three-year, $1.38 million grant from the National Institute... more

NIH R13: Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance Annual Conference

04/01/2014  |  Comments Off on NIH R13: Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance Annual Conference

Dr. Dawn Siegel (principal investigator) and the Medical College of Wisconsin received a two-year, $119,000 R13 grant from the National... more

New Faculty Leadership Roles

04/01/2014  |  Comments Off on New Faculty Leadership Roles

Drs. Drolet, Holland, Siegel, Galbraith, and Hwang have been appointed new leadership roles. ... more

Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

04/01/2014  |  Comments Off on Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

Chariman's Message One of the most satisfying aspects of being a Chair is seeing junior faculty members receive recognition for their... more