Lisa Shen, MD

Assistant Professor, Dermatology

Lisa Shen
275 Tappan Street


Lisa Shen, MD is an Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. She serves as the residency program director for the BU Dermatology residency program. She specializes in pediatric dermatology and is especially interested in the intersection of pediatric skin disease and behavioral health as well as hidradenitis suppurativa.

Other Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Classes Taught


  • Published on 11/28/2022

    Pollock S, Swamy MR, Tremblay ES, Shen L. Acanthosis nigricans in the pediatric population: a narrative review of the current approach to management in primary care. Pediatr Med. 2022; 5. PMID: 36420374.

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  • Published on 4/28/2022

    Raiker R, Pakhchanian H, Jenkins K, Shen LY. COVID-19 Outcomes in Pediatric Patients With Atopic Dermatitis: A Multicenter Analysis. Dermatitis. 2022 Nov-Dec 01; 33(6S):S136-S138. PMID: 35481891.

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  • Published on 2/18/2021

    Rajashekara Swamy M, Pollock S, J Goldberg L, Shen L. A case of lymphomatoid papulosis type E in a young adult: An uncommon entity. J Cutan Pathol. 2021 May; 48(5):694-700. PMID: 33533041.

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  • Published on 2/4/2020

    Ollech A, Yousif R, Kruse L, Wagner A, Kenner-Bell B, Chamlin S, Yun D, Shen L, Vivar K, Reynolds M, Paller AS, Mancini AJ. Topical calcineurin inhibitors for pediatric periorificial dermatitis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Jun; 82(6):1409-1414. PMID: 32032693.

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  • Published on 11/1/2019

    Maymone MBC, Watchmaker JD, Dubiel M, Wirya SA, Shen LY, Vashi NA. Common Skin Disorders in Pediatric Skin of Color. J Pediatr Health Care. 2019 Nov - Dec; 33(6):727-737. PMID: 31655787.

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  • Published on 1/23/2017

    Shen LY, Amin SM, Chamlin SL, Mancini AJ. Varied Presentations of Pediatric Lipoblastoma: Case Series and Review of the Literature. Pediatr Dermatol. 2017 Mar; 34(2):180-186. PMID: 28111780.

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  • Published on 1/1/2016

    Shen LY, Kenner-Bell BM, Ricketts J, Kundu RV. Clin Dermatol. Ethnic skin: Kids are not just little people. 2016; 34(6):690-697.

  • Published on 9/15/2015

    Amin SM, Yélamos O, Martinez-Escala ME, Shen L, Rosenbaum M, Gerami P, Kenner-Bell BM, Mancini AJ, Paller AS, Guitart J. Epidermal necrosis with multinucleated keratinocytes: a possible diagnostic clue for dermatitis artefacta in children. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2016 Oct; 30(10):e101-e102. PMID: 26373457.

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  • Published on 7/23/2015

    Finelt N, Shen LY, Chamlin SL, Browne M, Mancini AJ. Infantile Fistula-in-Ano: A Report of Two Patients and Review for Dermatologists. Pediatr Dermatol. 2015 Sep-Oct; 32(5):e200-3. PMID: 26205239.

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  • Published on 3/9/2015

    Cooper C, Arva NC, Lee C, Yélamos O, Obregon R, Sholl LM, Wagner A, Shen L, Guitart J, Gerami P. A clinical, histopathologic, and outcome study of melanonychia striata in childhood. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 May; 72(5):773-9. PMID: 25766363.

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