Beth N. McLellan, MD
Dr. Beth McLellan, a medical dermatology and oncodermatology specialist, joined the Einstein/Montefiore Division of Dermatology in January 2014.
Dr. McLellan's clinical interests focus on the treatment of dermatologic diseases in cancer patients, with a commitment to the treatment of diseases of the skin, hair, and nails. Her hope is to improve patients' quality of life and prevent interruptions in their cancer treatment due to cutaneous side effects. In addition, she is a founder of the New York Vitiligo Support Group (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The author of numerous articles and textbook chapters related to supportive oncodermatology, Dr. McLellan received a Dermatology Foundation Women's Health Career Development Award to study hair loss in breast cancer patients on hormonal treatments. Additionally, her research interests include hand-foot syndrome and radiation dermatitis. She is regularly invited to speak at dermatology and oncology conferences including the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, the South Beach Symposium, and the International Symposium for Supportive Care in Cancer.
Dr. McLellan graduated with honors from Northwestern University and attended medical school, graduating with Alpha Omega Alpha honors, at Wayne State University. She completed an internship in internal medicine at Loyola University Health System and a dermatology residency at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit. As a resident, she received a Women's Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award, was nominated for the hospital-wide Oustanding Resident Award, served as Chief Resident, and started a Supportive Oncodermatology Clinic focused on the treatment of skin disease in cancer patients. She pursued additional training in oncodermatology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and at the Institut Gustave Roussy in Paris. Prior to joining Montefiore, Dr. McLellan served as a full-time faculty member at New York University for two years.