Kate B. Puttgen, MD, FAAD

Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Interim Director of Pediatric Dermatology

Kate Puttgen, MD has recently joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins in the Department of Dermatology, Division of Pediatric Dermatology, after training with her mentor, Bernard Cohen, M.D. She received her medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine, where she was also an intern in internal medicine. She trained in dermatology at Brown Medical School, serving as chief resident in her final year, 2006-2007.

She has an intense interest in both the medical and the surgical care of pediatric dermatology patients and is developing a procedural clinic combining cutaneous laser surgery with dermatologic surgery, with a special focus on treatment of port wine stains.

Her research interests include hemangiomas and vascular malformations, atopic dermatitis, acne, dermatologic surgery and laser surgery. She and Dr. Cohen are currently developing an internet-based teledermatology tool.

She is a diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, an active member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and the Women’s Dermatologic Society. She enjoys community outreach and education efforts focused on bringing information about pediatric dermatology to the community, both for parents and children, and developed a school education curriculum on sun protection while at Emory.

Contact information

Dr. Kate Puttgen
Johns Hopkins Division of Pediatric Dermatology
David M. Rubenstein Child Health Building, Suite 2107
200 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287
Directions to this Location

Telephone: (410) 955-5933
Fax: (410) 614-2297
Email: kbrown83@jhmi.edu