Hye Jin Chung, MD

Lynne J. Goldberg, MD, Junior Faculty Professor, Dermatology

Hye Jin Chung
609 Albany St (J Bldg)


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


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


  • Published on 6/1/2020

    Al Janahi S, Lee SJ, McGee JS, Chung HJ. Hypertrophic Scar After Treatment of Ecchymoses With Pulsed-Dye Laser. Dermatol Surg. 2020 Jun; 46(6):851-853. PMID: 30882510.

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  • Published on 5/30/2020

    Bahl A, O'Connor K, Chung HJ. Treatment of atrophic acne scars with combination therapy of chemical reconstruction of skin scars method and fractionated nonablative laser: A retrospective analysis. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2020 May 30. PMID: 32472975.

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  • Published on 3/28/2020

    Tababa E, Gonzalez M, Chung HJ. Eccrine duct dilatation in neutrophilic scarring alopecias. J Cutan Pathol. 2020 Mar 28. PMID: 32222989.

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  • Published on 3/17/2020

    Chung HJ, Cheng J, Gonzalez M, Al-Janahi S. Factors Affecting Depth of Penetration in Microneedling- and Laser-Assisted Drug Delivery: The Importance of Timing of Topical Application. Dermatol Surg. 2020 Mar 17. PMID: 32205757.

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  • Published on 1/20/2020

    Cheng J, Chung HJ, Friedland M, Hsu SH. Botulinum Toxin Injections for Leg Contouring in East Asians. Dermatol Surg. 2020 Jan 20. PMID: 31977500.

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  • Published on 12/20/2019

    Chung HJ, McGee JS, Lee SJ. Successful treatment of ephelides in Asian skin using the picosecond 785-nm laser. J Cosmet Dermatol. 2019 Dec 20. PMID: 31860149.

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  • Published on 12/2/2019

    Lee HC, Childs J, Chung HJ, Park J, Hong J, Cho SB. Publisher Correction: Pattern analysis of 532- and 1,064-nm picosecond-domain laser-induced immediate tissue reactions in ex vivo pigmented micropig skin. Sci Rep. 2019 Dec 02; 9(1):18372. PMID: 31792310.

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  • Published on 9/25/2019

    Mann E, Maruthi R, Friedland MH, Chung HJ, McGee JS. Case of post-herpetic, isotopic granuloma annulare (GA), followed by generalized GA. J Dermatol. 2019 Dec; 46(12):e476-e477. PMID: 31553074.

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  • Published on 9/24/2019

    Al Janahi S, Lee M, Lam C, Chung HJ. Laser-assisted drug delivery in the treatment of keloids: A case of extensive refractory keloids successfully treated with fractional carbon dioxide laser followed by topical application and intralesional injection of steroid suspension. JAAD Case Rep. 2019 Oct; 5(10):840-843. PMID: 31646158.

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  • Published on 9/1/2019

    Al Hajjaj SA, RĂ¼nger TM, Chung HJ. Flesh-colored papules on the scrotum. Cutis. 2019 Sep; 104(3):E23-E25. PMID: 31675407.

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