Amy Urbatsch Theos, M.D.

Amy_TheosChildren's South Specialty Clinic
1940 Elmer J. Bissell Road

Office (205) 824-4823
Appointments:(205) 939-9141  




Faculty Appointment:


Associate Professor of Dermatology



Director, Pediatric Dermatology

School of Medicine:


Louisiana State University School of Medicine, 1996

Medical Internship:


University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1996-1997

Dermatology Residency:


University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1997-2000



Children's Memorial Hospital; Pediatric Dermatology Chicago, (Northwestern University), 2000 - 2001



American Board of Dermatology, 2000 

Clinical Interests: 


 General pediatric dermatology, Management of port wine stains and hemangiomas, Clinical trials relating to skin manifestations of Neurofibromatosis 1, and genetic skin disorders

Recent Publications:

Beckum KM, Kim DJ, Kelly DR, Weiser P, Lara DA, Theos A. Polyarteritis Nodosa in Childhood: Recognition of Early Dermatologic Signs May Prevent Morbidity.Pediatr Dermatol. 2013 Aug 13.

Nguyen TL, Theos A, Kelly DR, Busam K, Andea AA. Mitotically active proliferative nodule arising in a giant congenital melanocytic nevus: a diagnostic pitfall. Am J Dermatopathol. 2013 Feb;35(1):e16-21.

Kaylani S, Theos AJ, Pressey JG. Treatment of Infantile Hemangiomas with Sirolimus in a Patient with PHACE Syndrome. Pediatr Dermatol. 2013 Nov;30(6):e194-7.

Bornholdt D, Atkinson TP, Bouadjar B, Catteau B, Cox H, De Silva D, Fischer J, Gunasekera CN, Hadj-Rabia S, Happle R, Holder-Espinasse M, Kaminski E, König A, Mégarbané A, Mégarbané H, Neidel U, Oeffner F, Oji V, Theos A, Traupe H,
Vahlquist A, van Bon BW, Virtanen M, Grzeschik KH. Genotype-phenotype correlations emerging from the identification of missense mutations in MBTPS2. Hum Mutat. 2013 Apr;34(4):587-94.

Duong B, Marks S, Sami N, Theos A. Lichen planus pemphigoides in a 2-year-old girl: response to treatment with methotrexate. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Oct;67(4):e154-6.

Atkinson TP, Boppana S, Theos A, Clements LS, Xiao L, Waites K. Stevens-Johnson syndrome in a boy with macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia. Pediatrics. 2011 Jun;127(6):e1605-9.

Cathcart SD, Theos A. Inpatient management of atopic dermatitis. Dermatol Ther. 2011 Mar-Apr;24(2):249-55.

Tollefson MM, Cook-Norris RH, Theos A, Davis DM. Superficial granulomatous pyoderma: a case in an 11-year-old girl and review of the literature. Pediatr Dermatol. 2010 Sep-Oct;27(5):496-9.

Campbell CM, Beckum KM, Hammers YA, North PE, Drolet BA, Theos A. Multiple congenital red-brown macules, thrombocytopenia, and gastrointestinal bleeding. Diagnosis: Multifocal lymphangioendotheliomatosis with thrombocytopenia (MLT).
Pediatr Dermatol. 2010 Jul-Aug;27(4):395-6.

Boyd KP, Gao L, Feng R, Beasley M, Messiaen L, Korf BR, Theos A. Phenotypic variability among café-au-lait macules in neurofibromatosis type 1. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010 Sep;63(3):440-7.

Boyd KP, Korf BK, Theos A. Neurofibromatosis Type 1. J Am Acad Dermatol. 61(1): 1-14, 2009.

Lucas CT, Gillis K, Ness JM, Hammers YA, Crawford DF, Kelly DR, Theos A. Acute adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma in an adolescent presenting with skin lesions. Pediatr Ann. 25: 373-77, 2008.

Theos A. Diagnosis and management of superficial fungal infections in children. Pediatr Ann. 36: 46-54, 2007.