Richard Joseph Antaya MD

Professor of Dermatology, Pediatrics and Nursing; Director, Pediatric Dermatology; Medical Director, Yale Dermatology Associates

Biographical Info

Richard J. Antaya, M.D., an authority in skin disorders affecting children, received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1985 and received his M.D. degree at Tufts University in 1989. He completed his residency training in pediatrics at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu in 1992, and spent the following three years practicing general pediatrics in the Army at Fort Polk, LA. There he served as chief of the pediatrics service and chief of the department of medicine. Dr. Antaya completed a second residency in dermatology at Duke University where he worked closely under the direction of the internationally recognized pediatric dermatologist Neil S. Prose. He joined the Yale full time faculty in 1998 as the Director of Pediatric Dermatology.

Education & Training

Tufts University (1989)
Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI, Pediatrics (1989 - 1990)
Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI, Pediatrics (1989 - 1992)
Duke Univeristy Medical Center, Durham, NC, Dermatology (1995 - 1998)
Chief Resident
Duke University Medical Center, Dermatology (1997 - 1998)
Board Certification
Dermatology, Board Certified  (1998)

Honors & Recognition

  • Top Doc for Connecticut, Dermatology 2014
    Connecticut Magazine (2014)

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