Carrie C. Coughlin, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Dermatology


Dr. Carrie C. Coughlin is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology specializing in Pediatric Dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine.  She graduated from Yale University with a BA in history and attended Washington University for medical school.  She performed her internship at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and her dermatology residency at Washington University.  She completed fellowship training in Pediatric Dermatology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. 


Dr. Coughlin sees children at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Specialty Care Center.  Her research interests include care of transplant patients, cutaneous consequences of immunosuppression, and neonatal dermatology.


She is a member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance, International Transplant Skin Cancer Collaborative, American Academy of Dermatology, and Women’s Dermatologic Society.


Selected recent publications:

  1. Kumar MG, Coughlin C, Bayliss SJ. Outpatient Use of Oral Propranolol and Topical Timolol for Infantile Hemangiomas: Survey Results and Comparison with Propranolol Consensus Statement Guidelines. Pediatr Dermatol. 2015;32(2):171-9.
  2. Gru AA, Coughlin CC, Schapiro ML, Lombardi M, Martin A, Bayliss SJ, Dehner LP. Pediatric aleukemic leukemia cutis: report of three cases and review of the literature. Am J Dermatopathol. 2015;37(6):477-84.
  3. Coughlin CC and Taïeb A. Evolving concepts of neonatal skin. Pediatr Dermatol. 2014;31(S1):5-8.
  4. Coughlin CC, Eichenfield LF, Frieden IJ. Diaper dermatitis: Clinical characteristics and differential diagnosis. Pediatr Dermatol. Pediatr Dermatol. 2014;31(S1):19-24.
  5. Coughlin CC, Frieden IJ, Eichenfield LF. Clinical Approaches to Skin Cleansing of the Diaper Area: Practice and Challenges. Pediatr Dermatol. Pediatr Dermatol. 2014;31(S1):1-4.
  6. Coughlin CC, Council ML, Gru AA, Fields RC, Bayliss SJ. Malignant Melanoma Arising at the Site of a Previously Excised Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevus. JAMA Dermatol. 2014;150(1):100-1.