Richard Antaya, MD

Professor of Dermatology; Director, Pediatric Dermatology; Medical Director, Yale Dermatology Associates

Departments & Organizations

Dermatology: Medical Dermatology: Yale Dermatology Associates | Pediatric Dermatology

Pediatric Dermatology

Vascular Anomalies & Malformations Program

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


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. Dr. Antaya cares for infants, children and adolescents with diseases of the skin, hair, nails and sweat glands. He teaches medical, physician assistant, and advanced practice nursing students as well as dermatology and pediatric residents. 

Education & Training

MD Tufts University (1989)
Chief Resident Duke University Medical Center
Resident Duke Univeristy Medical Center
Intern Tripler Army Medical Center
Resident Tripler Army Medical Center
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (1992, recertified: 2006)
Board Certification AB of Dermatology, Dermatology (1998, recertified: 2014)
Board Certification AB of Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology (2004, recertified: 2014)

Honors & Recognition

  • Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2016Connecticut Magazine (2016)

  • Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2015Connecticut Magazine (2015)

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

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Contact Info

Richard Antaya, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Dermatology AssociatesDoctors Building
2 Church Street South, Ste 305

New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale Pediatric DermatologyPrimary Care Center, Yale New Haven Hospital
789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
DermatologyPO Box 208059
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8059

Curriculum Vitae

Infantile Hemangiomas