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Dr. Heidi Kozic, MD

ROLE:
Dermatologist & MOHS Surgeon
SPECIALTIES:
Dermatology
LANGUAGES:
English
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Clinical Specialty

Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Board Certification

American Board of Dermatology, 2007

Clinical Expertise

Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Education & Training

Geisinger Medical Center, Department of Dermatology, Mohs Fellow, 2007-2008

Thomas Jefferson University, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Dermatology Resident, 2004-2007

IAlbert Einstein Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Medical Internship, 2003-2004

Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, M.D., 1998-2002

Lafayette College, BS Biology, Cum laude, 1994-1998

Professional Membership

American College of Mohs Surgery

American Academy of Dermatology

Medical Society of Delaware

Faculty Appointments

2012-Present | Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1998- 2012 | Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Academic & Teaching Responsibilities

1996-Present | Volunteer Attending, Department of Dermatology Resident Clinic, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

1996-Present | Dermatology Instructor
Internal Medicine Residency Program, Crozer Chester Medical Center

Hobbies & interests

Tennis, golf, and skiing

Awards & Honors

2006-2007 Chief Resident, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Thomas Jefferson University

2006 ASDS Dermatologic Surgery Preceptorship Program Recipient

2006 ASDS Resident Scholarship Program Recipient

2006 American Academy of Dermatology Leadership Circle for Volunteerism, Bronze Level

2006 The Society for Investigative Dermatology Fellowship Award

2001 International Study Award, Jefferson Medical College

1998 Dr. David Schwimmer Award, Lafayette College

Research / Publications

  1. Xiang Y, Moshiri AS, Chan EF, Dasgupta TS, Kozic H, Elenitsas R, Nguyen CV. There is fat in this sclerosis: A case report of sclerotic lipoma and review of the literature. Journal of Cutaneous Pathology 47:286-90, 2020.
  2. Hussain S, Kozic H, Lee J.  The Utility of Dermatoscopy in the Evaluation of Xanthogranulomas.  Pediatric Dermatology 25 (4): 505–506, July/August 2008.
  3. Mendoza V, Vahid B. Kozic H, Weibel S. Clinical and pathologic manifestations of necrobiosis lipoidica-like skin involvement in sarcoidosis.  Joint, Bone, Spine: Revue du Rhumatisme. 74(6):647-9, Dec 2007.
  4. Ramsey ML, Kozic H.  Pedicle/interpolation flaps.  In:  James WD, Elston D (Chief Eds); eMedicine Dermatology.  St. Petersburg, FL:  eMedicine Corporation, revised Nov 2007.
  5. Kozic H, Riggs K, Ringpfeil F, Lee J.  Disseminated Cryptococcus neoformans after treatment with Infliximab for Rheumatoid Arthritis.  J Am Acad Dermatol  2008;58:S95-S96.
  6. Ringpfeil F, McGuigan K, Fuchsel L, Kozic H, Larralde M, Lebwohl M, Uitto J.  Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum is a Recessive Disease Characterized by Compound Heterozygosity.  J Invest Dermatol  126:782-786, April 2006. 
  7. Kozic H, Vail B, Lee J.  Pemphigus Foliaceus Phenotype with Anti-Dsg1 and Dsg3 Autoantibodies.  American Academy of Dermatology, Sixty-Fourth Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 6, 2006.
  8. Fuchsel L, Kozic H, McGuigan K, Skvarka C, Jacobson M, Uitto J, Ringpfeil F.  Genotype Phenotype Correlation in 62 Patients with Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum.  Society for Investigative Dermatology, Sixty-Fifth Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, April 28-May 1, 2004.  (J Invest Dermatol 122:A93)
  9. Ringpfeil F, McGuigan K, Fuchsel L, Kozic H, Lebwohl M, Uitto J.  Autosomal Dominant Inheritance in PXE Revisited.  Society for Investigative Dermatology, Sixty-Fifth Annual Meeting, Providence, RI, April 28-May 1, 2004.  (J Invest Dermatol 122:A92)
  10. Kozic H, Oldemeyer B, Kusseluk E, Saxena A, Uitto J, Ringpfeil F.  Cardiovascular Disease in Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum is Not Linked to Mutations in ABCC6.  Society for Investigative Dermatology, Sixty-Fourth Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, April 30-May 4, 2003. 
  11. Ringpfeil F, McGuigan K, Kozic H, Uitto J.  Pseudodominance in Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum-A Common Phenomenon:  Implications for Genetic Counseling.  American Society for Human Genetics, Fifty-Third Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, November 4-9, 2003. 
  12. Kozic H, Bielamowicz S.  A Comparison of Laryngeal Muscle Patterns During Speech and Non-Speech Tasks.  National Institutes of Health Poster Day Presentation, Bethesda, MD, July 1995. 

Previous Research

  1. Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology, Thomas Jefferson University, 2002-2003.
  2. Investigated the molecular genetics of Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum by mutation analysis of the ABCC6 gene and genotype-phenotype correlation.
  3. Student Research Position, Dermatopathology Research Lab, Thomas Jefferson University, 2001
  4. Evaluated VCAM-1 expression on lingual epithelial cells in CD8-mediated murine experimental graft-versus-host disease.
  5. Biomedical Research Position, Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 1997
  6. Evaluated signal transducers in the septic response in rats by performing cecal ligation and puncture to produce sepsis. 
  7. National Institutes of Health Research Fellow, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 1995
  8. Digitized and analyzed electromyographic data from laryngeal muscles in patients with spasmodic dysphonia.