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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

Boos, M, Simpson, C, Castelo-Soccio, L: Infant With a Unilateral Parotid Mass, Recurrent Otitis Media, and Macrocephaly. JAMA Pediatrics 169(8): 783-4, Aug 2015.

Aderibigbe, O, Castelo-Soccio, L: A large, tender scalp nodule in an 8 year-old boy. JAMA Pediatrics 169(2): 183-184, Feb 2015.

Hudgins, E, Wine Lee, L, Castelo-Soccio, L: A 24-day-old neonate with annular plaques on the scalp. JAMA Pediatrics 169(1): 93-94, Jan 2015.

Castelo-Soccio, L: Neonatal Dermatology. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Fleisher and Ludwig (eds.). Lippincott Williams, 7th edition, 2015.

Castelo-Soccio, L: Overview of Pediatric Dermatology Emergencies. Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Fleisher and Ludwig (eds.). Lippincott Williams, 7th edition, 2015.

Castelo-Soccio, L: Genetics of rare pediatric hair disorders. Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance Meeting Nov 2014.

Chu, DH, Castelo-Soccio, L, Wan, J, Gelfand, JM, Shaddy, RE, Shah, KN, Perman, MJ, Treat, JR, Yan, AC: Retrospective analysis of beta blocker instituted for treatment of hemangiomas (RABBIT study). Clin Pediatr(Phila) 53(11): 1084-1090, October 2014.

Massey PR, Wanat KA, Stewart CL, Kim EJ, Castelo-Soccio L, Elenitsas R, Rubin AI.: CD30 positive atypical lymphocytes in perniosis: a potential histopathologic pitfall in a benign condition. Am J Dermatopathol. 36(9): 730-733, September 2014.

Leslie Castelo-Soccio: Focal Dermal Hypoplasia. Emedicine Medscape July 2014.

Cotton Colleen Helen, Castelo-Soccio Leslie: Pink-violaceous patches on the lower back, buttocks, and thighs of a 13-year-old girl. JAMA Pediatrics 168(6): 575-6, Jun 2014.

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Last updated: 10/05/2015
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