Sheila Fallon Friedlander, M.D.




Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

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Medical School

University of Chicago Pritzker


Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva Univ


Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva Univ, University of California Los Angeles


Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva Univ

Board Certifications

Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology, Pediatrics




Dr. Sheila Fallon Friedlander is director of the Dermatology Fellowship Training Program at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and a professor of pediatrics and dermatology at UC San Diego.

Dr. Friedlander trained at the University of Chicago and UC Los Angeles Medical Center and is board certified in pediatrics and dermatology, with sub-specialty certification in pediatric dermatology. She is a member of the Academy of Clinician Scholars at UC San Diego, a past president of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and an elected member of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Board of Directors.

Her research interests include the etiology of infantile vascular lesions, cutaneous infectious diseases, and manpower supply and training challenges in pediatric dermatology. She has authored more than 100 scholarly texts. Dr. Friedlander has earned honors including the UC San Diego Pediatric and Dermatology faculty teaching awards, election to the American Dermatology Association, the Upjohn/UC Los Angeles Outstanding Resident Research Award, the AAD Gold Triangle Award and the Children's Hospital Physician's Recognition Award. She is listed in Best Doctors, Top Doctors, Who's Who in America and 2000 Notable American Women.


Rumpel-Leede Phenomenon Associated With Tourniquet-like Forces of Baby Carriers in Otherwise Healthy Infants: Baby Carrier Purpura
Nguyen TA, Garcia D, Wang AS, Friedlander SF, Krakowski AC

Imaging Pediatric Vascular Lesions
Nguyen TA, Krakowski AC, Naheedy JH, Kruk PG, Friedlander SF

Cutaneous infectious diseases: Kids are not just little people
Admani S, Jinna S, Friedlander SF, Sloan B

Onychoheterotopia Due to a Traumatically Transplanted nail in a Child
Greywal T, Maronas-Jimenez L, Friedlander SF

Ecthyma Gangrenosum-Like Lesions Secondary to Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus in an Immunocompetent Child
Song SS, Matiz C, Tom WL, Calame A, Krakowski AC, Friedlander SF

Making sense of "Red Birth Marks"
Friedlander SF

Antifungal therapy of onychomycosis in children
Feldstein S, Totri C, Friedlander SF

Can long-term alopecia occur after appropriate pulsed-dye laser therapy in hair-bearing sites? Pediatric dermatologists weigh in
Feldstein S, Totri CR, Friedlander SF

Onychomycosis: epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment in a changing landscape
Rosen T, Friedlander SF, Kircik L, Zirwas MJ, Stein Gold L, Bhatia N, Gupta AK

A randomized, controlled trial of oral propranolol in infantile hemangioma
Leaute-Labreze C, Hoeger P, Mazereeuw-Hautier J, Guibaud L, Baselga E, Posiunas G, Phillips RJ, Caceres H, Lopez Gutierrez JC, Ballona R, Friedlander SF, Powell J, Perek D, Metz B, Barbarot S, Maruani A, Szalai ZZ, Krol A, Boccara O, Foelster-Holst R, Febrer Bosch MI, Su J, Buckova H, Torrelo A, Cambazard F, Grantzow R, Wargon O, Wyrzykowski D, Roessler J, Bernabeu-Wittel J, Valencia AM, Przewratil P, Glick S, Pope E, Birchall N, Benjamin L, Mancini AJ, Vabres P, Souteyrand P, Frieden IJ, Berul CI, Mehta CR, Prey S, Boralevi F, Morgan CC, Heritier S, Delarue A, Voisard JJ

Beta blockers: an innovation in the treatment of infantile hemangiomas
Admani S, Feldstein S, Gonzalez EM, Friedlander SF

Infant with a papular eruption localized to the back
Eshagh K, DeKlotz CM, Friedlander SF

An 8-month-old boy with purpuric skin lesions. Acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy
Sorensen EP, Matiz C, Friedlander SF

Prepubertal male genitourinary metastatic Crohn's disease: report of a case and review of literature
Mirheydar HS, Friedlander SF, Kaplan GW

Atopic dermatitis and the stratum corneum: part 2: other structural and functional characteristics of the stratum corneum barrier in atopic skin
Levin J, Friedlander SF, Del Rosso JQ

Understanding the pediatric dermatology workforce shortage: mentoring matters
Admani S, Caufield M, Kim SS, Siegfried EC, Friedlander SF

Atopic dermatitis and the stratum corneum: part 1: the role of filaggrin the stratum corneum barrier and atopic skin
Levin J, Friedlander SF, Del Rosso JQ

Plaque-like myofibroblastic tumor: report of three cases
Marqueling AL, Dasher D, Friedlander SF, McCalmont TH, Frieden IJ

Consensus-derived practice standards plan for complicated Kaposiform hemangioendothelioma
Drolet BA, Trenor CC 3rd, Brandao LR, Chiu YE, Chun RH, Dasgupta R, Garzon MC, Hammill AM, Johnson CM, Tlougan B, Blei F, David M, Elluru R, Frieden IJ, Friedlander SF, Iacobas I, Jensen JN, King DM, Lee MT, Nelson S, Patel M, Pope E, Powell J, Seefeldt M, Siegel DH, Kelly M, Adams DM

Evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric acne
Eichenfield LF, Krakowski AC, Piggott C, Del Rosso J, Baldwin H, Friedlander SF, Levy M, Lucky A, Mancini AJ, Orlow SJ, Yan AC, Vaux KK, Webster G, Zaenglein AL, Thiboutot DM; American Acne and Rosacea Society

Infantile hemangiomas: an update on pathogenesis and therapy
Chen TS, Eichenfield LF, Friedlander SF

Beneficial effects of early pulsed dye laser therapy in individuals with infantile hemangiomas
Admani S, Krakowski AC, Nelson JS, Eichenfield LF, Friedlander SF

A prospective study of cutaneous findings in newborns in the United States: correlation with race, ethnicity, and gestational status using updated classification and nomenclature
Kanada KN, Merin MR, Munden A, Friedlander SF

Further evidence that propanolol is effective in the treatment of infantile hemagiomas
Friedlander S

Persistent subcutaneous nodule: "sealed with a kiss"
Gillis K, Bradley J, Friedlander SF

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