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Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland

Dermatology
Bryn Mawr, PA
38 years experience female

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Newton Square, PA

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3855 West Chester Pike, Suite 325, Newton Square, PA
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About

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<strong style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal;">Victoria A. Cirillo-Hyland, M.D. </strong> <em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;">Managing Partner &ndash; Bryn Mawr Skin Cancer Institute</em> <em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;">Founder &ndash; Cirillo Cosmetic Dermatology Spa</em> <em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;">Medical Director &ndash; Cirillo Cosmetic Dermatology Spa</em> Dr. Cirillo-Hyland completed her undergraduate degree at Harvard where she was a John Harvard Scholar for four years. She attended The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine where she graduated top of her class. She is an Alpha Omega Alpha Scholar. Dr. Cirillo-Hyland completed her medical internship at The Brigham Women&rsquo;s Hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Cirillo-Hyland returned to The Hospital of theUniversity of Pennsylvania for her Dermatology residency. She has been on staff at The Bryn Mawr Hospital since 1993, and she is currently the managing partner of Bryn Mawr Skin Cancer Institute. Her practice focuses on our most complex cases of Skin Cancer. Her other special interest is Cosmetic Dermatology. Since 1995, Dr. Cirillo-Hyland has been the Main Line's pioneer of Cosmetic Dermatology. Her college thesis focused on lasers, and ever since she has been at the leading edge of cosmetic skin care innovation and treatments. In 2006, she spun her cosmetic practice out of her medical practice, and started Cirillo Cosmetic Dermatology Spa to meet the demand of her Main Line and Delaware Valley cosmetic patients. She is Medical Director at Cirillo Cosmetic Dermatology Spa. Dr. Cirillo-Hyland has received national recognition for her clinical work. She continues to publish in leading Dermatology journals. Often sought out by the media as an expert and luminary, Dr. Cirillo-Hyland has appeared in many print and television spots including CBS, NBC, CN8, CNN, and has been recognized by her peers as a &ldquo;Top Doc&rdquo;. Cirillo Cosmetic Dermatology Spa and Bryn Mawr Skin Cancer Institute are located adjacent to each other in Bryn Mawr, PA. Together they form the largest, most comprehensive, and most credentialed skin care center in the area. Bryn Mawr Skin Cancer is also located in Newtown Square, PA.

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Dermatology

Doctor Q&A

43 Answers
1 Agree
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Yes: Scar tissue can be painful for months after a surgery. However, you want to make sure it is not something more serious...Please see your surgeon.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Stress: "fever blisters" are caused by herpes simplex and are contagious. We are all exposed to herpes simplex at a young age. Some people continue to have... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
No: A cortisone cream can decrease inflammation that is often seen around actinic keratoses. However, cortisone cream should not be used to eradicate act... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Yes: In general, i would recommend not allowing blood draws and blood pressure readings from that arm. Furthermore, if you should need a skin surgery on t... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
When done!: Most patients' skin and lips are dry during the course of isotretinoin. You must moisturize frequently and use lip balms to keep your skin and lips h... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Very Dangerous!: Your skin never forgets what happens to it! blistering sunburns increase the risk of the deadliest form of skin cancer, malignant melanoma. In addit... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Quickly if treated: If it is a skin staph infection, with appropriate topical and /or systemic antibiotics the infection will typically clear within 7-14 days.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Could be: Some women are more prone to yeast infections while taking antibiotics. The itching can be intense and you may notice a "cottage cheese" type of disc... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Yes they can: Any bite to the skin can get secondarily infected. Best not to scratch the bite and use a topical antibiotic for a few days. See your doctor if the ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Iontophoresis/BOTOX: It is unlikely that you can prevent this. So you can try to treat it with clinical strength antiperspirants. If this doesn't work you can try prescr... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Green pre -cover : You can buy a green pre-foundation cover cream. Green makes red look less red. Physician's formula is over the counter and normally available in the... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Within 3 months: Acne can flare the first few months on isotretinoin. Most patients start to improve by 12 weeks. There are always a few patients who require more ti... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Absolutely: Staphylococcus is a bacteria that is often found in gyms. Make sure you clean the equipment before and after using it. Most gyms now provide antibac... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Quite good: Most topical anti-fungal creams work well. However, if you are treating an area with a lot of body hair, the fungus may go down into the hair follicl... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
No: Hpv is the human papilloma virus which is different than the herpes virus. It is possible to get an infection with both.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Honey Colored Crusts: Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection. The crusts are typically golden- honey colored. We see a lot of impetigo in the summer months and in athlete... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Probably: Yes this rash is likely due to a virus. I am assuming she is feeling better now that the fever has ended. The rash could occur on other parts of her... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Try different CREAM: I am assuming you have hypothyroidism that can also make your skin dry and itchy. You may want to try cerave cream which replaces the lipids missing ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Topical Clindamycin: You likely have folliculitis, an inflammation of the hair follicles. Minocin (minocycline) is often helpful but can take several months to be fully e... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Portwine Stain: How long has it been there? If you have had it since birth it could be a portwine stain. A portwine stain is a vascular anomaly. Mikhail gobachev h... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Eczema or Psoriaisis: Best to see a dermatologist to further evaluate these areas.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
? blood vessels: Perhaps they are blood vessels...Telangiectasias or angiomas. Freckles are tan/brown and come from the sun. Are you pregnant or on the birth contr... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Yes to both: Diabetic ulcers typically occur on the lower legs. However, wounds everywhere can take longer to heal in diabetics. Excessive thirst, frequent uri... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Within 3 months: Acne can flare the first few months on isotretinoin. Most patients start to improve by 12 weeks. There are always a few patients who require more ti... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Prevent it: The best way to get rid of a cold sore is to prevent it from breaking out. When the first sign of itching, tingling, or burning occurs, take Valtrex ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Common at 47: Skin tags typically occur where skin rubs skin...Under the breasts, around the neck, under the arms, in the groin.... Their frequency increases as we... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Depends: If you have been using topical retinoids, like Retin-A or differin, (adapalene) the initial break out may not be significant. Your dermatologist can ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Most within 12 weeks: Acne can flare the first few months on isotretinoin. Most patients start to see improvement within 12 weeks. However, there are always a few patient... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Yes, if on the skin: Miconazole cream is an anti-fungal medication. It will work well on "ringworm" -a fungal infection of the skin. If the fungal infection is on the sca... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
If done well , no.: Make sure you are seeing a core physician, eg. Dermatologist, plastic surgeon who is well trained in cosmetic procedures. Your physician will evalu... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Topcial retinoids: Topical retinoids like Retin-A or differin (adapalene) are the best treatment for blackheads( also known as open comedones). You can have an acne fa... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Switch Steroids: I am assuming you have lichen sclerosus. It is very unusual to get a headache using it so sparingly. Try switching to a different topical steroid li... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Probably a hematoma.: The vein that had blood drawn from it likely continued to bleed creating a hematoma. She can elevate the arm and apply warm compresses to the area to... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
May be infected: Since it is red and tender, it may be infected. Any bite can get secondarily infected. I recommend warm water compresses followed by topical antibio... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Itchy: Yeast and fungal skin infections are typically very itchy!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
See a dermatologist: Cysts can be removed by your dermatologist. It is a routine surgical procedure. Don't try to remove it yourself!
A female asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Trauma or illness: If only one nail is involved it could be due to trauma from approximately 4-6 months ago. The nail is made in the nail matrix which is right beneath ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Time and DermaNail: Twenty nail dystrophy is characterized by excessive ridging, with longitudinal streaks, and discoloration. The nails very slowly return to normal. I... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Many ways to treat: There are many ways to treat tinea versicolor (tv). Tv is caused by a yeast that is not contagious. You can use over the counter selenium sulfide sh... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Antibiotics: You likely have folliculitis, an inflammation of the hair follicles. Minocin (minocycline) or doxycycline, prescription antibiotics, are often helpf... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Yes for acne: Clindamycin gel is an antibiotic that helps to treat acne.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
Using a microscope: A dermatopathologist has training to look at the skin under a microscope in order to render a diagnosis. A skin biospy is prepared in a lab and put o... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
Dermatology 38 years experience
It can: If a sebaceous cyst, also known as an epidermal inclusion cyst, becomes inflamed enough it will drain on its own. They can be painful if inflamed. D... Read More

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Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Cirillo was wonderful. She treated my husband and me. We drove all the way from Ocean City to see Doctor Cirillo because she came highly recommended. The front desk staff were great. Dr. Cirillo w...Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cirillo-Hyland is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cirillo-Hyland is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I think that I will approach my derm. who also knows MOHS for her idea
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This saved my life. Thank You! I'm going to go find out where I can find some.
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Thank you she does feel better so I think it was maybe due to fever?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Graduated 1989MD

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard College
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Residency

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Awards

Best Dermatologist, Main Line Readers' Choice Awards
Top Doctors, Main Line Today Magazine
Best Medical Day Spa, Main Line Readers' Choice Awards

Affiliations

American Academy of Dermatology
American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
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