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Anna L. Bruckner, M.D.

Associate Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics

Dr. Anna Bruckner

Program Director, Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship
Children's Hospital Colorado
Phone: 720-777-8445



Academic and Clinical Interests:
Dr. Bruckner is board-certified in dermatology and pediatric dermatology.  She welcomes all children with skin disease - from common to rare - into her clinical practice.  Her specific interests are atopic dermatitis, hemangiomas and vascular anomalies, and genetic skin disease - particularly epidermolysis bullosa.  She enjoys mentoring medical trainees and educating health care professionals about pediatric skin disease.


Previous Appointments: 


2004-2011     Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Stanford University
                   School of Medicine, Stanford, CA and Program Director, Pediatric
                   Dermatology, Lucile-Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford, CA
Education and Training:


1993-1997     M.D., Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine,
                   Chicago, Illinois
1997-2000     Pediatric Internship and Residency, University of Colorado
                   Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado
2000-2003     Residency in Dermatology, University of Colorado Health
                   Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado
2003-2004     Pediatric dermatology fellowship, University of California San Francisco,
                   San Francisco, California  
Selected Publications:
1.    Yan EG, Paris JJ, Ahluwalia J, Lane AT, Bruckner AL.  Treatment decision-making for patients with the Herlitz subtype of junctional epidermolysis bullosa, Journal of Perinatology, 2007 May; 27(5): 307-11.
2.    Goh C, Lane AT, Bruckner AL.  Support groups for children and their families in pediatric dermatology.  Pediatric Dermatology, 2007 May-June; 24(3): 302-305.
3.    Huang K, Sundram U, Bruckner AL.  Warty Plaque in a Boy with Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa.  Pediatric Dermatology, 2009 November-December; 26(6): 747-8.

4.    Truong MT, Chang KW, Berk DR, Heerema-McKenney A, Bruckner AL. Propranolol for the treatment of a life-threatening subglottic and mediastinal infantile hemangioma. Journal of Pediatrics. 2010 Feb; 156(2): 335-8.
5.    Bolling MC, Veenstra MJ, Jonkman MF, Diercks GF, Curry CJ, Fisher J, Pas HH, Bruckner AL. Lethal acantholytic epidermolysis bullosa due to a novel homozygous deletion in DSP: expanding the phenotype and implications for desmoplakin function in skin and heart. British Journal of Dermatology. 2010 Jun:162(6):1388-94.
6.    Bruckner AL, Bedocs LA, Keiser E, Tang JY, Doernbrack C, Arbuckle HA, Berman S, Kent K, Bachrach LK.  Correlates of low bone mass in children with generalized forms of epidermolysis bullosa.  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.  2011 May 6 [Epub ahead of print].
7.    Fu T, Lingala B, Kent K, Bachrach LK, Bruckner AL.  Patterns of bone mineral acquisition in children with epidermolysis bullosa: a longitidinal study.  Br J Dermatol. 2011 July 5 [Epub ahead of print].