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Hanspaul S. Makkar, M.D.

Associate Professor of Dermatology, Pediatrics and Surgery
Chief of the Division of Pediatric Dermatology
Associate Fellowship Director for the Procedural Dermatology Fellowship Program
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 800-535-6232
B.A.Northwestern UniversityBiological Sciences
M.D.Northwestern University Medical SchoolMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipBrigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolInternal Medicine
ResidencyUniversity of California at San FranciscoDermatology
FellowshipUniversity of California at San Francisco and Mountain ViewMohs Micrographic Surgery
FellowshipUniversity of California at San FranciscoPediatric Dermatology

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Best Doctor in America®, Pediatric Dermatology
Best Doctor in America®, Pediatric Dermatology
Best Doctors, Pediatric DermatologyHartford Magazine
America’s Top Dermatologist of Dermatology and Mohs SurgeryConsumers’ Research Council of America
Patient’s Choice Award
Pigmented lesions in children, vascular birthmarks, pediatric dermatologic surgery, vascular anomalies and cosmetic dermatology

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Disorders of Hyperpigmentation
    Gibbs, N. and Makkar, H.S. Neonatal Dermatology

Case Reports

  • Yellow nodule on the distal finger. Xanthomatous giant cell tumor of tendon sheath
    Murphy M, Kristjansson A, Luis J, Makkar HP Arch Dermatol 2009 Jan;145931-936


Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Pediatric Lumps and Bumps II TalkUtah Dermatology Society2012
Pediatric Lumps and Bumps I TalkUtah Dermatology Society2012
Focus Session: Lumps and Bumps in ChildrenTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology 2012San Diego, California
Focus Session: Lumps and Bumps in ChildrenTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology2011New Orleans, Louisiana
Management of Selected Pigmented and Vascular BirthmarksTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology 2011New Orleans, Louisiana
Focus Session: Lumps and Bumps in ChildrenTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology 2010Miami, Florida
Management of Pigmented BirthmarksTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology 2010Miami, Florida
Pediatric Dermatology Surgery PearlsTalkConnecticut Dermatology Society 2009
Birthmarks and Common Pediatric DermatosesTalkWindham Hospital Grand Rounds 2009
Risk Stratification of Birthmarks: When to worry, what to doTalkBaystate Children’s Hospital Pediatric Grand Rounds 2009
Lumps and Bumps in Children that are WorrisomeTalkUniversity of Connecticut Department of Dermatology 2008Farmington, Connecticut
Surgical Management of Pigmented Lesions in ChildrenTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology 2007
Pediatric Dermatologic Surgery: An UpdateTalk35th National Conference of Dermatologists2007Chennai, India
Surgical Management of Benign and Malignant Tumors in ChildrenTalkAmerican Academy of Dermatology 2006San Diego, California
Minimally Proliferative Hemangiomas CharacterizedTalkInternational Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies 2006Milan, Italy
Lacrimal Gland Prolapse Masquerading as Fat Pad during Upper Lid BlepharoplastyTalkAmerican College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery 2005Atlanta, Georgia
Melanocytic Lesions in ChildrenTalkSkin Disease Education Foundation2005San Francisco, California
Congenital Nevi: An UpdateTalkUniversity of California, Department of Dermatology Grand Rounds2005San Francisco, California
Pediatric Oncology: Graft versus Host DiseaseTalkUniversity of California at San Francisco. Department of Pediatrics2005San Francisco, California
Laser Treatment of Port Wine StainsLectureStanford University Department of Dermatology2005Palo Alto, California