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Leslie A. Castelo-Soccio, MD, PhD

Leslie A. Castelo-Soccio, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
3550 Market Street
2nd Floor Dermatology
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2169
Fax: 215-590-4948
BA (Biological Sciences)
Harvard University, 1997.
PhD (Developmental Biology and Genetics)
Cornell University- Weill Medical College, 2004.
MD (Medicine)
Cornell University- Weill Medical College, 2005.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric Dermatology
Pediatric Hair disorders
Pediatric Skin disorders
Pediatric Genetic Skin Disease

Description of Research Expertise

Clinical Research in rare genetic disease of the hair and the skin with specialty hair clinic and genodermatoses clinic.

Selected Publications

Melnick, L, Castelo-Soccio, L: Reticular Hyperpigmentation on the lower legs. Cutis 98(3): E4-E5, September 2016.

Streicher JL, Riley EB, Castelo-Soccio LA.: Reevaluating the Need for Electrocardiograms Prior to Initiation of Treatment With Propranolol for Infantile Hemangiomas. JAMA Pediatrics 170(9): 906-907, September 2016.

Leslie Castelo-Soccio: Diagnosis and management of hair loss in children. Current Opinion in Pediatrics 28(4): 483-489, August 2016.

Swink SM, Castelo-Soccio L.: Red Scaly Eruption in an Otherwise Healthy 2-Month-Old Boy. JAMA Pediatrics 170(7): 705-706, August 2016.

Boos M1, McMahon P, Castelo-Soccio L.: A Progressive Blistering Eruption in a 5-Month-Old Male Infant. Am J Dermatopathol 38(8): 634-635, Aug 2016.

Castelo-Soccio, L, Yang, JS: Patch of Hair loss on the Scalp. Cutis 98(1): E3-E5, July 2016.

Yan, AC, Castelo-Soccio, L: Optimizing Sun Protection for Children: Having Our Day in the Sun. JAMA Pediatr 170(4): 318-319, April 2016.

Boos, MD, Castelo-Soccio, L: Experience with topical timolol maleate for the treatment of ulcerated infantile hemangiomas (IH). J Am Acad Dermatol 74(3): 567-570, March 2016.

Moon, AT, Castelo-Soccio, L, Yan, AC: Emergency department utilization of pediatric dermatology consultations. J Am Acad Dermatol S0190-9622(16): 73-76, Feb 2016.

Leslie Castelo-Soccio: Focal Dermal Hypoplasia- Update. Medscape 2016.

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Last updated: 01/04/2017
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