Kara
 
Noelle
 
Shah (formerly Smolinski)
MD, PhD
Address: 
Pediatric Dermatology The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 3550 Market Street, Room 2040
215-590-6522
Affiliations
Expertise

hemangiomas of infancy
vascular malformations
genodermatoses
melanocytic nevi and melanoma
cutaneous lymphoma
atopic dermatitis
psoriasis
nail disorders
hair disorders

Hemangiomas of infancy
Pigmented lesions

" A randomized, controlled, multidose, multicentre adaptive phase II/III study in infants with proliferating infantile hemangiomas requiring systemic therapy to compare four regimens of propranolol (1 or 3 mg/kg for 3 or 6 months)to placebo (double blind)"

"Rate of Adrenal Insufficiency and Altered Growth Parameters Following Standardized Systemic Glucocorticoid Treatment for Infantile Hemangiomas"

"Determination of the Incidence of Acquired Hypothyroidism in and Assessment of Clinical Factors Predictive of the Development of Hypothyroidism in Infants with Cutaneous Hemangiomas of Infancy"

"Exploratory Safety and Systemic Absorption of Elidel (Pimecrolimus) 1% Cream for the Treatment of Netherton Syndrome"

Appointments
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2007 – 2011)
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in Dermatology at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2008– present)
Education
MD, University of Maryland (2000)
PhD, Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Maryland (2000)
BS, Microbiology, University of Maryland (1992)
Selected Publications