Last Name

Hye Jin Chung, MD

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

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

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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