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
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Eisenstein A, Panova IP, Chung HJ, Goldberg LJ, Zhang Q, Lazova R, Bhawan J, Busam KJ, Symanowski JT, Alani RM, Ryu B. Quantitative assessment of neuropilin-2 as a simple and sensitive diagnostic assay for spitzoid melanocytic lesions. Melanoma Res. 2018 Feb; 28(1):71-75.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29227334.
  2. Ahmad A, Chung HJ, Bhawan J. Primary Cutaneous Spindle Cell Squamous Carcinoma Expressing Smooth Muscle Actin: Diagnostic Pitfalls. Am J Dermatopathol. 2018 Jan 11.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29329129.
  3. Kalin JH, Wu M, Gomez AV, Song Y, Das J, Hayward D, Adejola N, Wu M, Panova I, Chung HJ, Kim E, Roberts HJ, Roberts JM, Prusevich P, Jeliazkov JR, Roy Burman SS, Fairall L, Milano C, Eroglu A, Proby CM, Dinkova-Kostova AT, Hancock WW, Gray JJ, Bradner JE, Valente S, Mai A, Anders NM, Rudek MA, Hu Y, Ryu B, Schwabe JWR, Mattevi A, Alani RM, Cole PA. Targeting the CoREST complex with dual histone deacetylase and demethylase inhibitors. Nat Commun. 2018 Jan 04; 9(1):53.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29302039.
  4. 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;.
  5. Chang YC, Lee SJ, Chung HJ. Treatment of post-pulsed dye laser purpura with pulsed dye laser. J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2018 Feb; 20(1):21-23. PMID: 28850268.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Penn EH, Chung HJ, Keller M. Imatinib mesylate-induced lichenoid drug eruption. Cutis. 2017 Mar; 99(3):189-192. PMID: 28398413.
  10. 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;.
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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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