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 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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  • Published on 7/22/2019

    Farah M, Chung HJ. Cutaneous spindle cell adenolipoma with eccrine and apocrine differentiation. J Cutan Pathol. 2019 Jul 22. PMID: 31329294.

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  • Published on 4/1/2019

    Hsu SH, Chung HJ, Weiss RA. Histologic Effects of Fractional Laser and Radiofrequency Devices on Hyaluronic Acid Filler. Dermatol Surg. 2019 04; 45(4):552-556. PMID: 30570514.

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  • Published on 3/12/2019

    Lee HC, Childs J, Chung HJ, Park J, Hong J, Cho SB. Pattern analysis of 532- and 1,064-nm picosecond-domain laser-induced immediate tissue reactions in ex vivo pigmented micropig skin. Sci Rep. 2019 Mar 12; 9(1):4186. PMID: 30862808.

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  • Published on 3/11/2019

    Al Janahi S, Lee SJ, McGee JS, Chung HJ. Hypertrophic Scar After Treatment of Ecchymoses With Pulsed-Dye Laser. Dermatol Surg. 2019 Mar 11. PMID: 30882510.

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  • Published on 1/2/2019

    Chung HJ, Lee HC, Park J, Childs J, Hong J, Kim H, Cho SB. Pattern analysis of 532- and 1064-nm microlens array-type, picosecond-domain laser-induced tissue reactions in ex vivo human skin. Lasers Med Sci. 2019 Aug; 34(6):1207-1215. PMID: 30604347.

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  • Published on 1/1/2019

    Ho JD, Chung HJ, Ms Barron A, Ho DA, Sahni D, Browning JL, Bhawan J. Extensive CD34-to-CD90 Fibroblast Transition Defines Regions of Cutaneous Reparative, Hypertrophic, and Keloidal Scarring. Am J Dermatopathol. 2019 Jan; 41(1):16-28. PMID: 30320623.

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  • Published on 11/1/2018

    Walter S, Goldberg LJ, Chung HJ. Pustular Eruption After Cocaine Use: Answer. Am J Dermatopathol. 2018 Nov; 40(11):859-860. PMID: 30339565.

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