Hye Jin Chung, MD

Assistant Professor, Dermatology

Hye Jin Chung
(617) 638-5500
609 Albany St (J Bldg)

Biography

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

Education

  • Yonsei University, MD
  • Yonsei University, MMS/MMSc

Publications

  • Published on 2/1/2018

    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. PMID: 29227334.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/11/2018

    Ahmad A, Chung HJ, Bhawan J. Primary Cutaneous Spindle Cell Squamous Carcinoma Expressing Smooth Muscle Actin: Diagnostic Pitfalls. Am J Dermatopathol. 2018 Jan 11. PMID: 29329129.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/4/2018

    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. PMID: 29302039.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/20/2017

    Walter S, Goldberg LJ, Chung HJ. Pustular Eruption After Cocaine Use. Am J Dermatopathol. 2017 Sep 20. PMID: 28953012.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/29/2017

    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.

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  • Published on 7/1/2017

    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.

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  • Published on 7/1/2017

    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.

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  • Published on 6/16/2017

    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. PMID: 28624120.

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  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Penn EH, Chung HJ, Keller M. Imatinib mesylate-induced lichenoid drug eruption. Cutis. 2017 Mar; 99(3):189-192. PMID: 28398413.

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  • Published on 6/1/2016

    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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