Diana H. Lee, MD, PhD
1/14/2014 - BRONX, NY - Dr. Diana H. Lee recently joined Montefiore in the new position of Director of Pediatric Dermatology. One of very few pediatric dermatology specialists in the tri-state area, Dr. Lee offers care for the entire spectrum of skin disorders affecting children, including atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, acne, hair loss (alopecia), pigment loss (vitiligo), infections, birthmarks, hemangiomas and other vascular birthmarks, and heritable skin disorders (genodermatoses).
Dr. Lee's new collaborative services will include a joint genetics-dermatology clinic with pediatric geneticists to address inherited skin diseases such as ichthyoses and blistering disorders. A multi-disciplinary vascular anomalies service involving cardiologists, pediatric radiologists, interventional radiologists, ophthalmologists, oncologists, surgeons and other specialists is also in the works. Treatment of vascular birthmarks with pulsed dye laser and surgical options for certain skin conditions will be offered in conjunction with Dr. David Ciocon, a procedural dermatologist who has extensive expertise in treating children and adolescents.
Dr. Lee earned her medical degree and developmental genetics doctorate at New York University School of Medicine, going on to complete a pediatric residency at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, a clinical research fellowship at Children’s Memorial Hospital/Northwestern University in Chicago, and her dermatology residency at Einstein-Montefiore where she was a recipient of the Leo M. Davidoff Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Lee has received a Women’s Dermatologic Society Mentorship Award to study with Dr. Albert Yan at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She also participated in the Society for Investigative Dermatology’s Resident Retreat for Future Academicians. Dr. Lee recently completed a pediatric dermatology fellowship at New York University School of Medicine under the mentorship of Dr. Seth Orlow and Dr. Julie Schaffer.
Dr. Lee has co-authored articles in peer-reviewed journals of dermatology and pediatrics, as well as book chapters on dermatology. She has presented at the annual meetings of the American Academy of Dermatology and the Society for Pediatric Dermatology. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Dermatology, and the Society for Pediatric Dermatology.
Dr. Lee sees patients at the following locations:
Division of Dermatology
3514 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, New York 10467-1402
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, New York 10467-2940
Montefiore Medical Group-Wakefield Ambulatory Care Center
4234 Bronx Boulevard
Bronx, NY 10466-2611
Montefiore Medical Specialists of Westchester
495 Central Park Avenue
Scarsdale, New York 10583
Montefiore Medical Park
1575 Blondell Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461-2660
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