Lisa K Pappas-Taffer, MD

faculty photo
Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology
Department: Dermatology

Contact information
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Department of Dermatology
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
AS
Lake Michigan College, 2000.
BS (Biology)
University of Michigan, 2003.
MD
Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2008.
Permanent link
 
> Perelman School of Medicine   > Faculty   > Details

Description of Clinical Expertise

Connective tissue diseases (lupus, dermatomyositis, Morphea, lichen sclerosis, systemic sclerosis) and mucocutaneous lichen planus.

Selected Publications

Pei S, Fischer AS, Preciado C, Pappas-Taffer L, Elenitsas R, Rubin AI.: Firm hyperpigmented papules coalescing into a plaque in an adult female with systemic sclerosis: Challenge (Nodular Scleroderma). Am J of Dermatopathology June 2020 (Accepted).

Pappas-Taffer L: “Immunostimmulatory Herbal Supplement Use is More Common Among Patients with Dermatomyositis” American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting November 2020 Notes: Abstract ID: 901128.

Bax CE, Maddukuri S, Ravishankar A, Pappas-Taffer L, Werth VP. : Environmental Triggers of Dermatomyositis. Submitted July 2020.

Bax CE, Maddukuri S, Ravishankar A, Pappas-Taffer L, Werth VP: Environmental Triggers of Dermatomyositis. Submitted July 2020.

Yan D, Pappas-Taffer L, Werth V: Morphea. Medscape (Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1065782-overview) June 2020.

Yan D, Pappas-Taffer L.: Autoimmune Connective Tissue Diseases in Pregnancy. Cutaneous Disorders of Pregnancy. Springer. ISBN: 978-030-49284-7 June 2020.

Yan D, Pappas-Taffer L. : Psoriasis in Pregnancy. Cutaneous Disorders of Pregnancy. Springer. ISBN: 978-030-49284-7 June 2020.

Arthur M, Fett NM, Latour E, Jacobe H, Kunzler E, Florez-Pollack S, Houser J, Sharma S, Prasad S, Femia A, Stern MJ, Pappas-Taffer LK, Gaffney R, Fernandez AP, Knabel D, Cardones AR, Leung N, Laumann A, Yu JM, Zhao J, Vleugels RA, Tkachenko E, Lo K. : Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Tolerability of Mycophenolate Mofetil and Mycophenolic Acid for the Treatment of Morphea. JAMA Dermatol 156(5): 1-8, April 2020.

Ravishankar A, Yan D, Bax C, Concha JS, Pappas-Taffer L, Shields B, Feng R, Okawa J, Werth VP.: Usage of immunostimulatory herbal supplements in patients with autoimmune skin diseases. SID poster submitted 2020.

Eastham AB, Tkachenko EY, Femia AN, Pappas-Taffer LK, Rosenbach M, Joyce CJ, Liu S, Vleugels RA.: Pityriasis rubra pilaris: A study evaluating patient quality of life in 2 populations. J Am Acad Dermatol 81(2): 638-640, August 2019.

back to top
Last updated: 01/27/2021
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania