Hye Jin Chung, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Dermatology

MD, Yonsei University
MMS/MMSc, Yonsei University

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

2017 Department of Dermatology, Boston University, Boston, MA: Teacher of the Year Award
2013 American Society of Dermatopathology Meeting, Washington D.C.: 2nd Place Duel Dermatopathology Resident Competition
2011 Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA: Intern of the Year, Medical Residents’ Choice
2010 The College of Physicians Meeting, Philadelphia, PA: Johnson-Beerman Award
2006 Korean Dermatology Board Examination, Seoul Korea: 1st Place - 49th Korean Dermatology Board Examination
2001 Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea: The Highest Scholarly Achievement
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  1. Walter S, Goldberg LJ, Chung HJ. Pustular Eruption After Cocaine Use. Am J Dermatopathol. 2017 Sep 20.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28953012; DOI: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000000990;.
  2. Chang YC, Lee SJ, Chung HJ. Treatment of post-pulsed dye laser purpura with pulsed dye laser. J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2017 Aug 29; 1-3. PMID: 28850268.
  3. Chung HJ, Kafle SU, Lam C, Mahalingam M. Annular Plaque on the Inner Thigh. Am J Dermatopathol. 2017 Jul; 39(7):551-552. PMID: 28632570.
  4. Chung HJ, Kafle SU, Lam C, Mahalingam M. An Annular Plaque on the Inner Thigh. Am J Dermatopathol. 2017 Jul; 39(7):e85. PMID: 28632574.
  5. Chung HJ, Goldberg LJ. Histologic features of chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus of the scalp using horizontal sectioning: Emphasis on follicular findings. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2017 Aug; 77(2):349-355.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28624120.
  6. Penn EH, Chung HJ, Keller M. Imatinib mesylate-induced lichenoid drug eruption. Cutis. 2017 Mar; 99(3):189-192. PMID: 28398413.
  7. 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; DOI: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2016.0091;.
  8. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26588340; PMCID: PMC4894801; DOI: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000000305;.
  9. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26475538; DOI: 10.1016/j.jaad.2015.07.030;.
  10. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26272477; DOI: 10.1111/cup.12607;.
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Acne, Scars, Asian skin diseases, Lasers, Cosmetic procedures
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