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 9/20/2017
Walter S, Goldberg LJ, Chung HJ. Pustular Eruption After Cocaine Use. Am J Dermatopathol. 2017 Sep 20. PMID: 28953012.
- 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. 2017 Aug 29; 1-3. PMID: 28850268.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Published on 12/1/2015
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.
- Published on 11/1/2015
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.
- Published on 9/9/2015
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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