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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 is in rare genetic disease of the hair and the skin. I am currently the principal investigator on 3 IRB protocols and a co-investigator on 4 additional protocols.

Selected Publications

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.

Leslie Castelo-Soccio: Hair and nails- Pachyonychia Congenita. Review of Dermatology. Alikhan and Hocker (eds.). Elsevier, 2016 Notes: Chapter 4.

Swink, S and Castelo-Soccio, L: Loose Anagen Syndrome: A Retrospective Chart Review of 36 Cases. Pediatric Dermatology 2016 Notes: Accepted and about to go to print.

Leslie Castelo-Soccio: Diagnosis and management of hair loss in children. Current Opinion in Pediatrics 2016.

Leslie Castelo-Soccio: Porokeratosis. Harper's Textboook of Pediatric Dermatology. Irvine, Hoeger, Yan (eds.). Wiley, 2016.

Leslie Castelo-Soccio and Alexis Weymann-Perlmutter: Hyperpigmentation. Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology. Irvine, Hoeger, Yan (eds.). Wiley, 2016.

Leslie Castelo-Soccio: Hair Shaft Disorders. Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine 2016.

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Last updated: 07/07/2016
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