Christina S. Lam, MD

Assistant Professor, Dermatology

Christina Lam
609 Albany St (J Bldg)


Christina Lam, MD is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. She is board-certified in Dermatology both in Canada and the US.

After receiving her medical degree from McGill University, Dr. Lam completed her dermatology residency at University of Montreal, training at affiliated adult and pediatric health care centers in the Greater Montreal area. She went on to pursue specialized fellowship training in Dermatology-Rheumatology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Lam’s clinical and research interests encompass connective tissue diseases, such as cutaneous lupus, dermatomyositis, and morphea, and complex medical dermatology, including sarcoidosis and vasculitis. She currently leads a subspecialty Rheumatologic Dermatology Clinic at Boston Medical Center, in which individualized and advanced therapies are coordinated for these challenging diseases.


  • McGill University, MD


  • Published on 4/25/2023

    Pilitsi E, Kennamer B, Trepanowski N, Gonzalez R, Trojanowski M, Phillips T, Lam CS. Cannabis arteritis presenting with Raynaud's and digital ulcerations: a case-based review of a controversial thromboangiitis obliterans-like condition. Clin Rheumatol. 2023 Jul; 42(7):1981-1985. PMID: 37097526.

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  • Published on 8/10/2022

    Trepanowski N, Coleman EL, Melson G, Brem CE, Lam CS. Erythrodermic psoriasis after COVID-19 vaccination. JAAD Case Rep. 2022 Oct; 28:123-126. PMID: 35966353.

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  • Published on 9/4/2017

    Ho JD, Kam SA, Al-Haseni A, Markova A, Sahni D, Lam C, Goldberg LJ, Bhawan J. Benign and malignant hybrid adnexal tumors in a patient with epidermodysplasia verruciformis. J Cutan Pathol. 2017 Nov; 44(11):969-973. PMID: 28796338.

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  • Published on 5/1/2016

    Garg A, Besen J, Legler A, Lam CS. Factors Associated With Point-of-Care Treatment Decisions for Hidradenitis Suppurativa. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 May 01; 152(5):553-7. PMID: 26843464.

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  • Published on 1/1/2016

    Lam C, Liu SW, Townsend HB, Femia AN, Qureshi AA, Vleugels RA. Development and Pilot Testing of the Cutaneous Lupus Screening Tool. JAMA Dermatol. 2016 Jan; 152(1):60-6. PMID: 26509244.

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  • Published on 10/1/2013

    Liu SW, Velez NF, Lam C, Femia A, Granter SR, Townsend HB, Vleugels RA. Dermatomyositis induced by anti-tumor necrosis factor in a patient with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. JAMA Dermatol. 2013 Oct; 149(10):1204-8. PMID: 23986394.

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  • Published on 10/1/2013

    Femia AN, Eastham AB, Lam C, Merola JF, Qureshi AA, Vleugels RA. Intravenous immunoglobulin for refractory cutaneous dermatomyositis: a retrospective analysis from an academic medical center. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Oct; 69(4):654-7. PMID: 24034377.

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  • Published on 4/1/2013

    Funaro D, Krasny M, Lam C, Desy D, Sauthier P, Bouffard D. Extramammary Paget disease: epidemiology and association to cancer in a Quebec-based population. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2013 Apr; 17(2):167-74. PMID: 23343698.

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  • Published on 3/28/2013

    Lam C, Vleugels RA. Images in clinical medicine. Epidermolysis bullosa acquisita. N Engl J Med. 2013 Mar 28; 368(13):e17. PMID: 23534583.

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  • Published on 3/1/2012

    Lam C, Vleugels RA. Management of cutaneous dermatomyositis. Dermatol Ther. 2012 Mar-Apr; 25(2):112-34. PMID: 22741932.

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