Dawn H. Siegel, MD
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.
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
- Atopic Dermatitis
- Genetic Skin Disorders
- Infantile Hemangiomas
- Neurofibromatosis (NF)
- PHACE Syndrome
- Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology
Patient Ages Seen
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)
In the News
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 has been named Director of the Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship Program.
Dr. Siegel (principal investigator) and the Medical College of Wisconsin received a three-year, $1.38 million grant from the National Institute... more
Dr. Dawn Siegel (principal investigator) and the Medical College of Wisconsin received a two-year, $119,000 R13 grant from the National... more