Neelam Vashi, MD

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Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Director of The Boston University Center for Ethnic Skin

 

Clinic:

To Schedule An Appointment: 617-638-7420

Shapiro Ambulatory Care Center

725 Albany Street, Suite 8B, Boston, MA 02118
Fax: 617-638-7289

Administrative Office:

Boston University School of Medicine, Dept of Dermatology

609 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
Tel: 617-638-5500
Fax: 617-638-5515

 

Education

2001-2004 Undergraduate Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
2004-2008 Medical School Northwestern University, Feinberg’s School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
2008-2009 Internship in Internal Medicine McGaw Medical Center- Northwestern University, Feinberg’s School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
2009-2012 Residency in Dermatology New York University Medical Center, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, New York, NY

Clinical Specialties and Research Interests

Dr. Vashi’s clinical and research interests focus on the therapy of skin, hair, and nail disorders that occur more frequently in individuals with skin of color.

Summary

Neelam A. Vashi, MD, FAAD is a board certified dermatologist and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.  She is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Boston University School of Medicine and teaches dermatology to BU residents, international trainees, and medical students.

Dr. Vashi received her medical degree from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine where she was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  After her internship in internal medicine at Northwestern University – McGaw Medical Center, Dr. Vashi came to the east coast to complete her dermatology residency at New York University (NYU) in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, one of the country’s top academic dermatology centers, with training at NYU Langone Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital, and the Manhattan VA Hospital.

Dr. Vashi continues to publish in the dermatologic literature and present at national dermatology conferences.

She enjoys the breadth of dermatology, practicing medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology and caring for patients of all ages and ethnicity.  Dr. Vashi’s clinical and research interests focus on the therapy of skin, hair, and nail disorders that occur more frequently in individuals with skin of color.  She is the Founder and Director of the Boston University Center for Ethnic Skin. This center provides clinical care, cosmetic dermatology and clinical trials research.

 

Selected Publications

1.Vashi NA, Kundu RV.  Dermatologic Diseases in Skin of Color.  Internal Medicine Board Review Book: Dermatology Section. Book chapter in preparation.

2. Vashi NA, Latkowski J.  The current state of dermatology training: a national survey of graduating dermatology residents.  Accepted to J Amer Acad Dermatol.

3. Latkowski J, Vashi N. Mycosis Fungoides Variants. In Hall JC and Hall BJ, eds.  Cutaneous Lymphoma Diagnosis and Treatment: PMPH-USA.  May, 2012.

4. Vashi NA, Latkowski JM.  The ethics of the medical-pharmaceutical relationship. Clinics in Dermatology. March 2012;30(2):188-191.

5.  Vashi N, Newlove T, Chu J, Patel R, Stein J.  Graham-Little-Piccardi-Lassueur syndrome.  Dermatol Online J. Oct 2011;17(10):30.

6. Liu JW, Sun P, Yan Q, Paller AS, Gerami P, Ho N, Vashi N, Le Poole IC and Wang XQ.  De-N-acetyl GM3 promotes melanoma cell migration and invasion through urokinase plasminogen activator receptor signaling-dependent MMP-2 activation.  Cancer Res. Nov 2009;69(22):8662-9.

7. Vashi N.  Life.  Annals of Internal Medicine. Sept 2007;147(5):303