Department of Dermatology

Robin Gehris, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Teledermatology
  • Chief, Pediatric Dermatology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Program Director, Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Dermatology
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Fellow
  • Society for Pediatric Dermatology
  • Pittsburgh Academy of Dermatology
  • Dermatology Education Foundation Leaders Society
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology
  • ​Teledermatology Task Force, Society for Pediatric Dermatology 
  • American Telemedicine Association 

Media Appearances 

  • Sirius XM Doctor Radio Live, Pediatric Dermatology, April 2015
  • WPXI Pittsburgh, Pediatric Melanoma, April 2015
  • KDKA Pittsburgh, Dry Skin in Children, February 2015
  • KDKA Radio, Spray Tans in Children, July 2014
  • WTAE Pittsburgh, Nickel Allergy, July 2014
  • WPXI Pittsburgh, Nickel Allergy from iPads, July 2014
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Nickel Allergy, July 2014 
  • KDKA Radio Pittsburgh, Pediatric Dermatology, July 2014
  • KDKA Pittsburgh, Hand Foot Mouth Disease, July 2014
  • Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Most aren’t protecting their skin from the sun adequately, May 2012

Education & Training

  • B.S., Duke University
  • M.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Pediatrics Chief Residency, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Residency, Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Chief Resident, Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Representative Publications

Dr. Gehris’ publications can be reviewed at the National Library of Medicine’s public database. 


Research Interests

  • Pediatric Teledermatology
  • Product Development and Entrepreneurial Opportunities
  • Genoderatoses
  • Transplant Dermatology
  • Acne
  • Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations
  • Neonatal Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatologic Surgery

Specialized Areas of Interest 

  • Pediatric Dermatology