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Medical Director, Epidermolysis Bullosa Center

Volunteer Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, UC Department of Pediatrics



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About Me


Dr. Anne Lucky is a pediatric dermatologist who is currently working at both Cincinnati Children’s and in private practice. She obtained her medical degree from the Yale University School of Medicine. She has a long academic career in laboratory and clinical practice with over 200 peer-reviewed publications, as well as many reviews, book chapters, and national and international invited lectures.

She is the director of the Epidermolysis Bullosa Center and a founding member of the Hemangioma and Vascular Malformation Center. She holds board certification in pediatric dermatology, pediatrics, pediatric endocrinology and dermatology and has served as the president of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and the American Board of Dermatology. She is active in the Hemangioma Investigator Group (HIG) which a multi-institutional research consortium to provide quality data on the safety and effectiveness of the novel application of therapeutics in infantile hemangiomas. Dr. Lucky’s specialties include all aspects of pediatric dermatology.

Clinical Interests

All aspects of pediatric dermatology, especially acne

Academic Affiliation

Volunteer Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics, UC Department of Pediatrics


Dermatology, Hemangioma and Vascular Malformations, Epidermolysis Bullosa EB

My Education

BA: Pembroke College in Brown University, Providence, RI, 1966.

MD: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1970.

Residency: Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, MA, 1973; Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1981.

Fellowship: Human Genetics and Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1974; Clinical Associate (Endocrinology), Reproduction Research Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md., 1976.

Certification: Pediatrics, 1975; Pediatric Endocrinology, 1978; Dermatology, 1981.

My Publications

Hinze CH, Lucky AW, Bove KE, Marsh RA, Bleesing JH, Passo MH. Leukocyte adhesion deficiency type 1 presenting with recurrent pyoderma gangrenosum and flaccid scarring. Pediatr Dermatol. 2010 Sep-Oct;27(5):500-3.

Goldschneider K, Lucky AW, Mellerio JE, Palisson F, del Carmen Viñuela Miranda M, Azizkhan RG. Perioperative care of patients with epidermolysis bullosa: proceedings of the 5th international symposium on epidermolysis bullosa, Santiago Chile, December 4-6, 2008. Paediatr Anaesth. 2010 Sep;20(9):797-804.

Abdulla F, Sheth AP, Lucky AW. Hemorrhagic, bullous Henoch Schonlein purpura in a 16-year-old girl with previously undiagnosed dominant dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. Pediatr Dermatol. 2010 Mar-Apr;27(2):203-4.

Goldschneider KR, Lucky AW. Pain management in epidermolysis bullosa. Dermatol Clin. 2010 Apr;28(2):273-82, ix. Review.

Lomenick JP, Reifschneider KL, Lucky AW, Adams D, Azizkhan RG, Woo JG, Backeljauw PF. Prevalence of adrenal insufficiency following systemic glucocorticoid therapy in infants with hemangiomasArch Dermatol. 2009 Mar;145(3):262-6.

Biro FM, Huang B, Daniels SR, Lucky AW. Pubarche as well as thelarche may be a marker for the onset of puberty. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2008 Dec;21(6):323-8.

Lucky AW, Koltun W, Thiboutot D, Niknian M, Sampson-Landers C, Korner P, Marr J. A combined oral contraceptive containing 3-mg drospirenone/ 20-microg ethinyl estradiol in the treatment of acne vulgaris: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating lesion counts and participant self-assessment. Cutis. 2008 Aug;82(2):143-50.

Perman M, Sheth P, Lucky AW. Progressive macular hypomelanosis in a 16-year old. Pediatr Dermatol. 2008 Jan-Feb;25(1):63-5.

Gupta J, Grube E, Ericksen MB, Stevenson MD, Lucky AW, Sheth AP, Assa'ad AH, Khurana Hershey GK. Intrinsically defective skin barrier function in children with atopic dermatitis correlates with disease severity. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Mar;121(3):725-730.e2.

Stehr W, Farrell MK, Lucky AW, Johnson ND, Racadio JM, Azizkhan RG. Non-endoscopic percutaneous gastrostomy placement in children with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa. Pediatr Surg Int. 2008 Mar;24(3):349-54.