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Helen Shim-Chang

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Dermatology
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Pathology
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Certifications

  • American Board of Dermatology

  • Dermatopathology

  • Anatomic Pathology

Education

  • MD, Hahnemann University

  • M.D., Hahnemann University of Medicine

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Internal Medicine

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Anatomic Pathology

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Dermatopathology

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Dermatopathology

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Dermatology

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Residency, Pathology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Residency, Dermatology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Dermapathology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

Biography

    Dr. Helen Shim-Chang is Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pathology; Laboratory Director of the Mount Sinai Dermatopathology Laboratory; and Chief of the Mount Sinai Outpatient Dermatology Clinic. In 2009, Dr. Shim-Chang was elected by her peers to represent them at the MSSM Faculty Council. She also serves on the MSSM Admissions Committee. Her clinical interests include malignant melanoma as well as non-melanoma skin cancer detection and treatment.  Her ongoing research is in photodynamic therapy of non-neoplastic skin diseases. 

    In the News

    Dr. Shim-Chang discusses mitral-valve repair in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.
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Research

Dermatology; dermatopathology; anatomic pathology

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Shim-Chang did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2013 and/or 2014: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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Tel: 212-241-6064
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Dermatology Associates
5 East 98th St 5th Floor
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-241-9728
Fax: 212-987-1197
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Tel: 212-241-9728
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