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Dr. Leonard M. Dzubow, MD

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

Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery

Reconstructive Surgery

Skin Cancer

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Dermatology

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.