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Hye Jin Chung, MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentDermatology
Address609 Albany St.
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 638-5500
 Awards and Honors

Start-EndDescription
2013American Society of Dermatopathology Meeting, Washington D.C.: 2nd Place Duel Dermatopathology Resident Competition
2010The College of Physicians Meeting, Philadelphia, PA: Johnson-Beerman Award
2006Korean Dermatology Board Examination, Seoul Korea: 1st Place - 49th Korean Dermatology Board Examination
2001Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea: The Highest Scholarly Achievement
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Hye Jin "Leah" Chung graduated with her MD from Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea in 2001, where she completed her residency and fellowship training in Dermatology. She finished her post-doctoral fellowship and residency in dermatology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, in 2014. Dr. Chung joined the faculty of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, upon completion of her dermatopathology fellowship at Boston Medical Center in 2016. She has dual roles within the Department of Dermatology, evaluating patients in the Faculty Practice of Boston Medical Center and signing out skin biopsies at the Skin Pathology Laboratory at Boston University School of Medicine.

Dr Chung's research interests include treating scars, Asian skin diseases, histologic evaluation of the pigmented lesions, nail disorders, and lymphoma

 Self-Described Keywords
  • Acne, Scars, Asian skin diseases, Lasers, Cosmetic procedures
 Publications
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  1. Ross NA, Chung HJ, Li Q, Andrews JP, Keller MS, Uitto J. Epidemiologic, Clinicopathologic, Diagnostic, and Management Challenges of Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: A Case Series of 100 Patients. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Jun 01; 152(6):670-5. PMID: 26963004.
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  2. Chung HJ, Simkin AD, Bhawan J, Wolpowitz D. "Melanocytic Nests Arising in Lichenoid Inflammation": Reappraisal of the Terminology "Melanocytic Pseudonests". Am J Dermatopathol. 2015 Dec; 37(12):940-3. PMID: 26588340.
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  3. Chung HJ, Yang S, Succaria F, Bhawan J. Telomerase (TERT) promoter mutations are infrequent in Merkel cell carcinomas. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Nov; 73(5):864-5. PMID: 26475538.
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  4. Chung HJ, Wolpowitz D, Scott G, Gilmore E, Bhawan J. Squamous cell carcinoma with osteoclast-like giant cells: a morphologically heterologous group including carcinosarcoma and squamous cell carcinoma with stromal changes. J Cutan Pathol. 2016 Feb; 43(2):148-57. PMID: 26272477.
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  5. Li Q, Jin Chung H, Ross N, Keller M, Andrews J, Kingman J, Sarig O, Fuchs-Telem D, Sprecher E, Uitto J. Analysis of CARD14 Polymorphisms in Pityriasis Rubra Pilaris: Activation of NF-?B. J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Jul; 135(7):1905-8. PMID: 25734815.
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  6. Chung HJ, Mahalingam M. Angiogenesis, vasculogenic mimicry and vascular invasion in cutaneous malignant melanoma - implications for therapeutic strategies and targeted therapies. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2014 May; 14(5):621-39. PMID: 24506089.
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  7. Chung HJ, Cam K, Schwartz L. Firm papules on the auricular helix. Weathering nodules (WNs) of the ear. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Apr; 149(4):475-80. PMID: 23715590.
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  8. Chung HJ, McGuigan KL, Osley KL, Zendell K, Lee JB. Pigmented solar (actinic) keratosis: an underrecognized collision lesion. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Apr; 68(4):647-53. PMID: 23261547.
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  9. Chung H, Goo B, Lee H, Roh M, Chung K. Enlarged pores treated with a combination of Q-switched and micropulsed 1064 nm Nd:YAG laser with and without topical carbon suspension: A simultaneous split-face trial. Laser Ther. 2011; 20(3):181-8. PMID: 24155527.
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  10. Roh M, Goo B, Jung J, Chung H, Chung K. Treatment of enlarged pores with the quasi long-pulsed versus Q-switched 1064 nm Nd:YAG lasers: A split-face, comparative, controlled study. Laser Ther. 2011; 20(3):175-80. PMID: 24155526.
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  11. Chung HJ, Uitto J. Epidermolysis bullosa with pyloric atresia. Dermatol Clin. 2010 Jan; 28(1):43-54. PMID: 19945615.
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  12. Chung HJ, Steplewski A, Uitto J, Fertala A. Fluorescent protein markers to tag collagenous proteins: the paradigm of procollagen VII. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2009 Dec 18; 390(3):662-6. PMID: 19822129.
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  13. Chung HJ, Jensen DA, Gawron K, Steplewski A, Fertala A. R992C (p.R1192C) Substitution in collagen II alters the structure of mutant molecules and induces the unfolded protein response. J Mol Biol. 2009 Jul 10; 390(2):306-18. PMID: 19433093.
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  14. Kim DH, Chung HJ, Bleys J, Ghohestani RF. Is paromomycin an effective and safe treatment against cutaneous leishmaniasis? A meta-analysis of 14 randomized controlled trials. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009; 3(2):e381. PMID: 19221595.
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  15. Roh MR, Chung HJ, Chung KY. Effects of various parameters of the 1064 nm Nd:YAG laser for the treatment of enlarged facial pores. J Dermatolog Treat. 2009; 20(4):223-8. PMID: 19125363.
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  16. Chung HJ, Kim DH, Lee KY, Chung KY. Painful red plaques at injection sites. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2009; 10(3):201-3. PMID: 19354336.
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  17. Chung HJ, Steplewski A, Chung KY, Uitto J, Fertala A. Collagen fibril formation. A new target to limit fibrosis. J Biol Chem. 2008 Sep 19; 283(38):25879-86. PMID: 18650436.
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  18. Roh MR, Chung HJ, Cho YH, Chung KY. Hypertrichosis lanuginosa acquisita associated with autoimmune hepatitis. J Dermatol. 2006 Aug; 33(8):574-6. PMID: 16923142.
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  19. Chung HJ, Goo BC, Lee JH, Bang D, Lee KH, Lee ES, Lee S. Beh├žet's disease combined with various types of fistula. Yonsei Med J. 2005 Oct 31; 46(5):625-8. PMID: 16259058.
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  20. Roh MR, Chung HJ, Lee JH. A case of acute hemorrhagic edema of infancy. Yonsei Med J. 2004 Jun 30; 45(3):523-6. PMID: 15227741.
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  21. Chung HJ, Chung KY. Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy: response to high-dose intravenous immunoglobulin. Br J Dermatol. 2004 Mar; 150(3):596-7. PMID: 15030351.
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