Thuzar Myo Shin, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Dermatology

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Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Dermatology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-360-0909
Fax: 215-662-4132
BS (Gerontology)
University of Southern California, 2001.
MD (Medicine)
Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2009.
PhD (Pathobiology)
Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2009.
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Selected Publications

Shin TM, O’Malley V, Tuttle S, Howe N, Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Margolis DJ, Miller CJ: Appropriate use of Mohs surgery in immunocompromised patients is high and published indications for Mohs decrease inappropriate use. JAAD Jan 2019.

Fix WC, Chiesa-Fuxench ZC, Shin T, Etzkorn J, Howe N, Miller CJ, Sobanko JF: Use of a vibrating kinetic anesthesia device reduces the pain of lidocaine injections: A randomized split-body trial. J Am Acad Dermatol 80(1): 58-59, Jan 2019 Notes: Epub 2018 Aug 18.

Etzkorn JR, Jew OS, Shin TM, Sobanko JF, Neal DE, Miller CJ: Mohs micrographic surgery with melanoma antigen recognized by T cells 1 (MART-1) immunostaining for atypical intraepidermal melanocytic proliferation. J Am Acad Dermatol 79(6), Dec 2018.

Rzepecki AK, Hwang CD, Etzkorn JR, Shin TM, Sobanko JF, Howe NM, Miller CJ: The "Rule of 10s" versus the "Rule of 2s": High complication rates after conventional excision with postoperative margin assessment of specialty site versus trunk and proximal extremity melanomas. J Am Acad Dermatol Nov 2018.

Fix W, Etzkorn JR, Shin TM, Howe N, Bhatt M, Sobanko JF, Miller CJ: Melanomas of the head and neck have high local recurrence risk features and require tissue rearranging reconstruction more commonly than BCC and SCC: A comparison of indications for microscopic margin control prior to reconstruction in 13,664 tumors. J Am Acad Dermatol Nov 2018 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Pearl RL, Shao K, Shin TM, Miller CJ, Sobanko JF: Acute Appearance Concerns in Patients Undergoing Mohs Surgery: A Single Institution Cross-Sectional Study Dermatol Surg 44(10): 1349-51, Oct 2018.

Fix WC, Yun SJ, Groft MacFarlane CM, Jambusaria A, Elenitsas R, Chu E, Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Shin TM, Miller CJ: MART-1-labeled melanocyte density and distribution in actinic keratosis and squamous cell cancer in situ: Pagetoid melanocytes are a potential source of misdiagnosis as melanoma in situ. Journal of Cutaneous Pathology 45(10), Oct 2018.

Fox M, Brown M, Golda N, Goldberg D, Miller CJ, Pugliano-Mauro M, Schmults C, Shin TM, Stasko T, Xu YG, Nehal K: Nodal Staging of High Risk Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma. J Am Acad Dermatol S0190-9622(18): 32573-8, Sep 2018 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Bittar JM, Bittar PG, Wan MT, Kovell RC, Guzzo TJ, Shin TM, Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF, Miller CJ: Systematic Review of Surgical Treatment and Outcomes After Local Surgery of Primary Cutaneous Melanomas of the Penis and Scrotum. Dermatol Surg 44(9): 1159-69, Sept 2018.

Etzkorn JR, Goldbach HS, Sobanko JF, Shin TM, Miller CJ: Repair of a Deep Defect on the Proximal Phalanx. Dermatol Surg Sept 2018.

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