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Richard Antaya, MD

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

Contact Information

Richard Antaya, MD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Dermatology

    PO Box 208059, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8059

    United States



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 Dermatology, Pediatric Dermatology (2004, recertified: 2014)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Dermatology, Dermatology (1998, recertified: 2014)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2016Connecticut Magazine2016
Connecticut Magazine Top Docs 2015Connecticut Magazine2015
Top Doc for Connecticut, Dermatology 2014Connecticut Magazine2014

Departments & Organizations