Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

Mount Sinai School of Medicine


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Board Certifications

Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Pediatrics




Dr. Eichenfield is chief of pediatric and adolescent dermatology at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and professor of dermatology and pediatrics and vice-chair of the department of dermatology at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He is board certified in dermatology, pediatric dermatology and pediatrics.

After earning his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, Dr. Eichenfield was a pediatric resident and chief resident at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He then completed his dermatology residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Along with longstanding expertise in atopic dermatitis, acne, psoriasis and other inflammatory skin conditions, Dr. Eichenfield has interests in neonatal dermatology, vascular lesions, laser surgery and rare skin disorders. He has authored more than 400 journal articles, chapters, abstracts and books, and has served as the senior editor of "Neonatal and Infant Dermatology," published by Elsevier, as well as "The Eczemas." He served as editor-in-chief of Pediatric Dermatology for 12 years and currently serves on the editorial boards of multiple journals and periodicals.

Dr. Eichenfield has held multiple leadership positions, including co-founder and co-chair of the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance, co-chair of the American Academy of Dermatology Guidelines for Atopic Dermatitis, co-chair of the American Acne and Rosacea Society/American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatric Acne Recommendations for Diagnosis and Treatment, member of the Expert Panel Member of the NIAID Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy, Scientific Advisory Board of the National Eczema Association, and director of the Rady Children's/UC San Diego Eczema and Inflammatory Skin Disease Center. Additionally, he has served in leadership roles on guidelines and consensus statements for multiple dermatological conditions, including acne, rosacea, atopic dermatitis and psoriasis.

Dr. Eichenfield enjoys running, reading, and skiing.


Guidelines of care for the management of atopic dermatitis in adults with topical therapies.
Sidbury R, Alikhan A, Bercovitch L, Cohen DE, Darr JM, Drucker AM, Eichenfield LF, Frazer-Green L, Paller AS, Schwarzenberger K, Silverberg JI, Singh AM, Wu PA, Davis DMR

Past, Present, and Future of Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis Management.
Haft MA, Sui JY, Choi M, Eichenfield LF

Executive Summary: American Academy of Dermatology Guidelines of care for the management of atopic dermatitis in adults with topical therapies.
Sidbury R, Alikhan A, Bercovitch L, Cohen DE, Darr JM, Drucker AM, Eichenfield LF, Frazer-Green L, Paller AS, Schwarzenberger K, Silverberg JI, Singh AM, Wu PA, Davis DMR

Exposure to isocyanates predicts atopic dermatitis prevalence and disrupts therapeutic pathways in commensal bacteria.
Zeldin J, Chaudhary PP, Spathies J, Yadav M, D'Souza BN, Alishahedani ME, Gough P, Matriz J, Ghio AJ, Li Y, Sun AA, Eichenfield LF, Simpson EL, Myles IA

Assessing pain catastrophizing and functional disability in pediatric epidermolysis bullosa patients.
Rangu S, Collins J, García-Romero MT, Augsburger BD, Bruckner AL, Diaz LZ, Eichenfield LF, Faig W, Gorell ES, Lefferdink R, Lucky AW, Morel KD, Paller AS, Park H, Pastrana-Arellano E, Peoples K, Wiss K, Perman MJ, Castelo-Soccio L

Long-Term Safety and Disease Control With Ruxolitinib Cream in Atopic Dermatitis: Results From Two Phase 3 Studies.
Papp K, Szepietowski JC, Kircik L, Toth D, Eichenfield LF, Forman SB, Kuligowski ME, Kallender H, Sun K, Ren H, Simpson EL

Real-world evidence on atopic dermatitis: Baseline characteristics and predictors of treatment choice in the TARGET cohort.
Abuabara K, Eichenfield LF, Bissonnette R, Silverberg JI, Bagel J, Guttman-Yassky E, Thaci D, Simpson EL, Harris JE, Krueger J, Myers DE, Gamelli A, Milutinovic M, Parneix A, Crawford JM, Munoz B, Paller AS

Tralokinumab treatment improves the skin microbiota by increasing the microbial diversity in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis: Analysis of microbial diversity in ECZTRA 1, a randomized controlled trial.
Beck LA, Bieber T, Weidinger S, Tauber M, Saeki H, Irvine AD, Eichenfield LF, Werfel T, Arlert P, Jiang L, Røpke M, Paller AS

Gastrostomy tube feeding in epidermolysis bullosa: A multi-center assessment of caregiver satisfaction.
Kleinman EP, Reimer-Taschenbrecker A, Haller CN, Paller AS, Levy ML, Eichenfield LF

No Increased Risk of Overall Infection in Adults with Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis Treated for up to 4 Years with Dupilumab.
Blauvelt A, Wollenberg A, Eichenfield LF, Zhang H, Sierka D, Khokhar FA, Vakil J, Shabbir A, Marco AR, Cyr SL

Impact of Ruxolitinib Cream on Work Productivity and Activity Impairment and Associated Indirect Costs in Patients with Atopic Dermatitis: Pooled Results From Two Phase III Studies.
Bloudek L, Eichenfield LF, Silverberg JI, Joish VN, Lofland JH, Sun K, Augustin M, Migliaccio-Walle K, Sullivan SD

Wrapping technique for infants and toddlers undergoing dermatology clinic procedures.
Kleinman EP, Eichenfield LF, Eichenfield DZ

What's New in Topicals for Atopic Dermatitis?
Kleinman E, Laborada J, Metterle L, Eichenfield LF

Recent Developments and Advances in Atopic Dermatitis: A Focus on Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Treatment in the Pediatric Setting.
Eichenfield LF, Stripling S, Fung S, Cha A, O'Brien A, Schachner LA

Atopic dermatitisReview of comorbidities and therapeutics.
Appiah MM, Haft MA, Kleinman E, Laborada J, Lee S, Loop L, Geng B, Eichenfield LF

Real-World Effectiveness of Dupilumab in Atopic Dermatitis Patients: Analysis of an Electronic Medical Records Dataset.
Eichenfield LF, Armstrong A, Guttman-Yassky E, Lio PA, Chen CC, Hines DM, McGuiness CB, Ganguli S, Delevry D, Sierka D, Mallya UG

The Validated Investigator Global Assessment for Atopic Dermatitis (vIGA-AD™): a clinical outcome measure for the severity of atopic dermatitis.
Simpson EL, Bissonnette R, Paller AS, King B, Silverberg JI, Reich K, Thyssen JP, Doll H, Sun L, DeLozier AM, Nunes FP, Eichenfield LF

Not COVID Toes: Pool Palms and Feet in Pediatric Patients.
Lee SS, Mancuso J, Tracy A, Eichenfield LF

American Academy of Dermatology Guidelines: Awareness of comorbidities associated with atopic dermatitis in adults.
Davis DMR, Drucker AM, Alikhan A, Bercovitch L, Cohen DE, Darr JM, Eichenfield LF, Frazer-Green L, Paller AS, Silverberg JI, Singh AM, Sidbury R

Safety and Efficacy of VP-102 (Cantharidin, 0.7% w/v) in Molluscum Contagiosum by Body Region: Post hoc Pooled Analyses from Two Phase III Randomized Trials.
Eichenfield LF, Kwong P, Gonzalez ME, Yan A, D'Arnaud P, Burnett P, Olivadoti M

Atopic Dermatitis: Evolution and Revolution in Therapy.
Appiah MM, Haft MA, Eichenfield LF

Management of Acne Vulgaris: A Review.
Eichenfield DZ, Sprague J, Eichenfield LF

Psychometric properties of the itch numeric rating scale, skin pain numeric rating scale, and atopic dermatitis sleep scale in adult patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.
Silverberg JI, DeLozier A, Sun L, Thyssen JP, Kim B, Yosipovitch G, Nunes FP, Gugiu PC, Doll HA, Eichenfield LF

A retrospective analysis of diagnostic testing in a large North American cohort of patients with epidermolysis bullosa.
Phillips GS, Huang A, Augsburger BD, Kaplan L, Peoples K, Bruckner AL, Khuu P, Tang JY, Lara-Corrales I, Pope E, Wiss K, Levin LE, Morel KD, Hook KP, Paller AS, Eichenfield LF, McCuaig CC, Powell J, Castelo-Soccio L, Levy ML, Price HN, Schachner LA, Browning JC, Jahnke M, Shwayder T, Bayliss S, Lucky AW, Glick SA

Therapeutic education in atopic dermatitis: A position paper from the International Eczema Council.
Eichenfield LF, Kusari A, Han AM, Barbarot S, Deleuran M, Lio P, Marcoux D, Nosbaum A, Stalder JF

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