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Dr. Leonard M. Dzubow, MD

MOHS Surgeon

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Clinical Specialty

Mohs Surgery

Reconstructive Surgery

Skin Cancer

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Dermatology

Board Certified, Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Clinical Expertise

Mohs Surgery

Reconstructive Surgery

Skin Cancer

Education & Training

1967-71 B.A., University of Pennsylvania

1971-75 M.D., University of Pennsylvania

1975-76 Intern in Medicine, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York

1976-77 Junior Resident in Medicine, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York

1977-78 Senior Resident in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

1978-80 Resident in Dermatology, New York University Skin and Cancer Unit, New York

1980-81 Fellowship, Dermatologic and Mohs' Surgery, New York University Skin and Cancer Unit, New York

Professional Membership

American Academy of Dermatology, Fellow

American College of Mohs Surgery, Fellow

Faculty Appointments Hobbies & Interests

Travel, Golf

Awards & Honors

1970 Phi Beta Kappa

1971 University of Pennsylvania Summa Cum Laude with Honors in Biology

1985, 1988 University of Pennsylvania Department of Dermatology Teaching Award

Research / Publications

  1.  Hengge UR, Chan EF, Foster RA, Walker PS, and Vogel JC.  Cytokine gene expression in epidermis with biological effects following       injection of naked DNA.  Nature Genetics 10: 161-166, 1995.
  2.  Hengge UR, Chan EF, Hamshire V, Foster RA, and Vogel JC.  The derivation and characterization of pig keratinocyte cell lines that       retain the ability to differentiate.  J Invest Dermatol 106: 287-93, 1996.
  3.  Chan EF and Mowad C.  Contact dermatitis to foods and spices.  American Journal of Contact Dermatitis 9: 71-79, 1998.
  4.  Chan E, Thakur A, Farid L, Lessin SL, Uberti-Benz M, James W.  Pemphigus vulgaris of the cervix and upper vaginal vault: a cause of atypical Papanicolau smears.  Archives of Dermatology 134: 1485-1486, 1998.
  5.  Chan EF, Dowdy YG, Lee B, McKenna WG, Levy RJ, Wasik MA, Rook AH. A novel chemotherapeutic regimen (interferon-alfa, zidovudine, and etretinate) for adult T-cell lymphoma resulting in rapid tumor destruction.  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 40: 116-21, 1999.
  6.  Chan EF, Gat U, McNiff J, Fuchs E.  A common human skin tumor is caused by activating mutations in beta-catenin.  Nature Genetics 21:410-413, 1999.
  7.  Hsuing SH, Chan EF, Elenitsas RE, Kolasinski S, Schumacher HR, Werth VP.  Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis presenting with clinical features of dermatomyositis.  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 48:S11-14, 2003.
  8.  Chan EF. Alopecia and its medical management.  Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, 11:267-276, 2003.
  9. Vincent A, Farley M, Chan E, James WD.  Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: A review of the literature and the differential diagnosis of firm facial papules. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 49: 698-705, 2003.
  10.  Vincent A, Farley M, Chan E, James WD.  Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: Two patients with neural tissue tumors.  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 49: 717-719, 2003.
  11.  Walther BS, Gibbons G, Chan EF, Ziselman E, Rothfleisch JE, Willard RJ, Baldassano MF. Leukemia cutis (involving chronic lymphocytic leukemia) within excisional specimens: a series of 6 cases. Am J Dermatopathol 31(2):162-5, 2009.
  12.  Morrissey K, Bennett D, Burkert K, Chan E, Elenitsas R.  Pleomorphic hyalinizing angiectatic tumor of soft parts:  a case report. American Society of Dermatopathology Meeting, Seattle, WA.  October 20-23, 2011.
  13.  Imadojemu S, Elenitsas R, Chan E, Wanat K, Rosenbach M. Multiple granulomatous dermatitides in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis. JAAD Case Reports 2(1):67-9, 2016.
  14.  Dai J, Kunder CA, Chu EY, Chan EF, Egan CE, Novoa RA. Development of RET mutant cutaneous angiosarcoma during BRAF inhibitor therapy. Journal of Cutaneous Pathology 44 (12):1053-56, 2017.
  15.  Tan J, Loh K, Thakur K, Chan EF, Ghaneie A. A Sweet diagnosis for a non-resolving rash. Cureus 10(4): e2516, 2018.
  16.  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.