Christopher J. Miller, M.D.

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Louis A. Duhring, MD Endowed Associate Professor in Dermatology
Department: Dermatology

Contact information
Department of Dermatology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-6534
Fax: 215-662-4132
B.A. (Theology)
University of Notre Dame, 1996.
M.D. (Medicine)
Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, 2000.
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Description of Research Expertise

Mohs micrographic surgery, reconstructive surgery, skin cancer, basal cell cancer, squamous cell cancer, melanoma, cutaneous oncology, surgical education

Description of Clinical Expertise

Mohs micrographic surgery, reconstructive surgery, skin cancer, basal cell cancer, squamous cell cancer, melanoma, cutaneous oncology, service excellence

Description of Other Expertise

service excellence

Selected Publications

Zhang J, Yun SJ, McMurray SL, Miller CJ: Management of Nail Unit Melanoma Dermatol Clin Feb 2021.

Aizman L, Damavandy AA, Snider CK, Lukowiak TM, Perz AM, Etzkorn JR, Beer J, Shin TM, Sobanko JF, Giordano CN, Higgins HW, Fischer J, Brody RM, Rogers H, Miller CJ: Incidence of and risk factors for neighboring synchronous skin cancers during Mohs micrographic surgery: A prospective cohort study. JAAD 2021.

Lukowiak TM, Perz AM, Aizman L, Kovell RC, Kovach S, Fischer JP, Krausz A, Giordano C, Higgins HW 2nd, Shin TM, Sobanko JF, Etzkorn JR, McMurray S, Chelluri R, Guzzo T, Miller CJ.Lukowiak TM: Mohs micrographic surgery for male genital tumors: Local recurrence rates and patient-reported outcomes. J Am Acad Dermato S0190-9622(20): 33112-1, Dec 2020.

Mo J, Miller CJ, Karakousis G, Keele L, Cohen J, Krouse RS: The scalp is a high-risk site for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma metastasis. J Am Acad Dermatol Page: 32623-2, Sep 2020.

Baumann BC, MacArthur KM, Brewer JD, Mendenhall WM, Barker CA, Etzkorn JR, Jellinek NA, Scott JF, Gay HA, Baumann JC, Manian FA, Devlin PM, Michalski JM, Lee NY, Thorstad WL, Wilson LD, Perez CA, Miller CJ: Management of primary skin cancer during a pandemic: Multidisciplinary recommendations. Cancer 126(17): 3900- 06, Sept 2020.

Aizman L, Barbieri, JS, Lukowiak TM, Perz AM, Sobanko JF, Shin TM, Higgins HW, Giordano CN, Maher IA, Golda N, Miller CJ, Etzkorn JR: Attitudes on Prophylactic Antibiotic Use in Dermatologic Surgery: A Survey Study of American College of Mohs Surgery Members. Dermatol Surg Sept 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1097/DSS.0000000000002676. Online ahead of print.

Wei JJ, Kim H, Spencer CA, Brennan-Crispi D, Zheng Y, Johnson N, Rosenbach M, Miller CJ, Leung DH, Cotsarelis G, Leung TH: Activation of TRPA1 Nociceptor Promotes Systemic Adult Mammalian Skin Regeneration. Sci Immun 5(50), Aug 2020.

Lukowiak TM, Aizman L, Perz A, Miller CJ, Sobanko JF, Shin TM, Giordano CN, Higgins HW, Etzkorn JR : The ratio of basal cell versus squamous cell carcinomas in the United States varies with age, sex, race, and geographic region. JAMA Derm 156(11): 1-7, Aug 2020.

Shao K, Taylor L, Miller CJ, Etzkorn JR, Shin TM, Higgins HW, Giordano CN, Sobanko JF: The natural evolution of facial surgical scars: a retrospective study of physician-assessed scars using the Patient and Observer Scar Assessment Scale (POSAS) over two time points. Facial Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Aug 2020 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Aizman L, Miller CJ, Perz AM, Lukowiak TM, Cohen GC, Bean E, Hitchner MK, Etzkorn JR, Shin TM, Higgins HW, Giordano CN, Cohen JV, Miura JT, Sobanko JF: Low recurrence rates for challenging squamous cell carcinomas using Mohs micrographic surgery with AE1/AE3 cytokeratin immunostaining. JAAD 20(32113-7): S0190-9622, Jul 2020.

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Last updated: 03/31/2021
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