Dr. Kara Shah

Dr. Kara Shah

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6605 Nancy Ridge Drive San Diego, CA 92121

Phone

(858) 900-2766

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Telemedicine

24x7

States Supported

KY, OH

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About Dr. Kara Shah

Dr. Kara Shah is a board-certified dermatologist with special expertise in pediatric and adolescent dermatology. She strives to provide the highest quality, personalized care through an integrated approach involving the use of the most effective prescription treatments combined with dietary and lifestyle changes and optimal skin care practices. Dr. Shah received her medical degree (MD) and doctorate (PhD) in molecular and cellular biology from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She completed a residency in general pediatrics at Texas Children’s Hospital followed by a residency in general dermatology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and a fellowship in pediatric dermatology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Shah is board-certified in general pediatrics, general dermatology, and pediatric dermatology. She is currently in private practice in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her prior academic appointments include Clinical Director of the Section of Pediatric Dermatology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Division Director of the Division of Pediatric Dermatology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Dr. Shah has an extensive academic record, including numerous publications in academic medical journals, mentorship and training of many medical residents and fellows, and presentation of invited lectures at professional conferences. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, and the American Contact Dermatitis Society. Dr. Shah has been recognized by her peers as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor since 2012 and as a Top Doctor by Cincinnati Magazine since 2016. Dr. Shah enjoys providing her expertise in all areas of dermatology, but her areas of special interest include acne, eczema, psoriasis, birthmarks, and skin infections. In her free time, her personal interests include spending time with her husband and children, gardening, and cooking.


Conditions Treated

All medical dermatology diseases, including acne, rosacea, contact dermatitis, skin discoloration, cellulitis, rashes, HSV, herpes, warts, ulcers, skin lesions, malignant neoplasms of the skin, nail issues, hair loss, skin aging, cold sores, sun damage or actinic keratoses, epidermal cysts, eczema, psoriasis, seborrheic keratosis or benign skin tumors, dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis or cradle cap, folliculitis, hives or urticaria, atopic dermatitis, tinea or tinea versicolor, fungal infections, cosmetic procedure follow-up, surgical procedure follow-up, inflammatory skin diseases, parasitic infections such as scabies or head lice.


Online Visits Available In

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Qualifications and Education

Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics Current Positions 08/2016-current: President, Kenwood Dermatology 03/2018-current: CTI Consultant 05/2018-current: Synexus Consultant Education 05/1992 Bachelor of Science University of Maryland (Microbiology) 05/2000 Medical Degree University of Maryland 05/2000 Doctor of Philosophy University of Maryland (Molecular and Cell Biology) Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments 08/2000-06/2003 Resident in Pediatrics, Texas Children's Hospital 07/2003-06/2006 Resident in Dermatology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 07/2006-06/2007 Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Dermatology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Specialty Certification 2003 American Board of Pediatrics 2006 American Board of Dermatology 2008 Subspecialty Board in Pediatric Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology 2013 American Board of Pediatrics, re-certification/MOC 2015 American Board of Dermatology, re-certification/MOC 2015 Subspecialty Board in Pediatric Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology, re-certification/MOC Academic Appointments 07/2007-06/2011 Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 07/2008-06/2011 Assistant Professor of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Secondary) 08/2011-08/2016 Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Hospital and/or Administrative Appointments 2004-2005 Attending Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 07/2007-06/2011 Clinic Director, Pediatric Dermatology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 08/2011-08/2016 Chief, Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital 08/2011-current Active Medical Staff, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital 07/2012-07/2016 Fellowship Director, Division of Pediatric Dermatology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital 02/2017-01/2018 Active Medical Staff, Dayton Children’s Hospital Licensure 2003-current Pennsylvania (inactive) 2011-current Ohio 2018-current Kentucky Awards and Honors 1995 Alpha Omega Alpha 1996 University of Maryland, Baltimore Graduate Merit Award 1997 American Digestive Health Foundation Student Research Fellowship 1997 American Academy for Cancer Research Young Investigator Award 1998 Women in Cancer Research Brigid G. Leventhal Scholar Award 1999 American Digestive Health Foundation Student Abstract Prize 2012 Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2013 Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2014 Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2015 Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2016 Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2016 Cincinnati Magazine Top Doctor 2017 Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2017 Cincinnati Magazine Top Doctor 2018 Cincinnati Magazine Top Doctor 2018 Castle Connolly Top Doctor Memberships in Professional Organizations (National) 2000-present American Academy of Pediatrics 2002-present Society for Pediatric Dermatology 2003-present American Academy of Dermatology 2006-present American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Dermatology 2013-present Skin Cancer Foundation 2013-present National Psoriasis Foundation 2013-present American Contact Dermatitis Society Leadership and Management 2013-2017 Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types, Medical and Scientific Advisory Board 2014-2017 National Psoriasis Foundation, Medical Advisory Board 2014-2016 Council of Pediatric Subspecialties, SPD representative 2015-present Scientific Advisory Council, Naevus Global Service, Citizenship and Committee Involvement 2014 Member, Search Committee, Department Chair, Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2013-2015 Member, Clinical Directors Committee, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital National/International Distinguished Activities Apr, 2004 Speaker, “PHACES Syndrome: More than Meets the Eye, “Joint Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia CME, Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner and Philadelphia Dermatological Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA Jun, 2004 Speaker, PTU-induced Hypersensitivity Vasculitis,” Society for Pediatric Dermatology Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC Feb, 2005 Speaker, “Clinical Features of Netherton Syndrome,” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA Mar, 2006 Speaker, “Clinical Features of Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria,” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA Apr, 2006 Speaker, “Advances in Pathogenesis of Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria,” Joint Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia CME, Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner and Philadelphia Dermatological Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA Feb, 2007 Speaker, “Pediatric Diagnostic Update,” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Washington, DC Apr, 2007 Speaker, “Diagnostic Dilemmas,” Rady Children’s Hospital CME, Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner, San Diego, CA Apr, 2007 Speaker, “Basic Dermoscopy for the Practitioner,” Rady Children’s Hospital CME, Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner, San Diego, CA Apr, 2007 Speaker, “Pediatric Potpourri Photo Quiz,” Rady Children’s Hospital CME, Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner, San Diego, CA May, 2007 Speaker, “Risk of Stroke in PHACES Syndrome,” Atlantic Dermatological Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA May, 2007 Speaker, Assistant Clinical Chair, Atlantic Dermatological Society Annual Meeting, Patient Viewing, Philadelphia, PA Apr, 2008 Speaker, “Emerging Medicines and techniques in Pediatric Dermatology,” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia CME, Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner, Philadelphia, PA Apr, 2008 Speaker, “Acne Tips and Tricks: How’zit Treated,” Joint Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia CME, Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner and Philadelphia Dermatologic Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA Apr, 2008 Speaker, “Making Mountains Out of Molehills: When to Worry About Melanocytic Nevi,” Joint Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia CME, Pediatric Dermatology for the Practitioner and Philadelphia Dermatologic Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA Apr, 2008 Clinical Chair, Philadelphia Dermatological Society Annual Meeting, Patient Viewing, Philadelphia, PA May, 2008 Speaker, “Atopic Dermatitis,” Grand Rounds, Delaware County Memorial Hospital, Drexel Hill, PA Aug, 2008 Speaker, “Neuroimaging in Neurocutaneous Melanosis,” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Summer Conference, Chicago, IL Sep, 2008 Course Director, Practical Approaches to Pediatric Dermatology in the Office, Philadelphia, PA Sep, 2008 Speaker, “Acne,” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia CME, Practical Approaches to Pediatric Dermatology in the Office, Philadelphia, PA Sep, 2008 Speaker, “Neonatal Dermatology,” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia CME, Practical Approaches to Pediatric Dermatology in the Office, Philadelphia, PA Mar, 2009 Speaker, “Congenital Melanocytic Nevi,” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA Mar, 2009 Speaker, “Pediatric Dermatology D-MOC (Dermatology- Maintenance of Certification),” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA Apr, 2009 Speaker, “Genodermatoses,” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia CME, Practical Pediatric Dermatology for the Primary Care Office, Philadelphia, PA Apr, 2009 Speaker, “Hair and Nail Disorders in Children,” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia CME, Practical Pediatric Dermatology for the Primary Care Office, Philadelphia, PA Apr 2009 Course Director, Practical Pediatric Dermatology for the Primary Care Office, Philadelphia, PA Jul, 2009 Speaker, “Cases in Search of Therapy,” Society for Pediatric Dermatology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA Jul, 2009 Speaker, “Moles and Sun Safety in Children,” Pediatric Grand Rounds, University Medical Center at Princeton, Princeton, NJ Jul, 2009 Moderator, F.I.R.S.T. (Foundation for Ichthyosis and Related Skin Types) Parent Discussion Group, Regional Meeting, Mystic, CT Mar, 2010 Speaker, “Pigmented Lesions in Pediatric Dermatology,” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL Mar, 2010 Speaker, “The Pediatric Nail File,” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL Mar, 2010 Speaker, “Dialogues in Dermatology: Challenging Pediatric Pigmented Lesions,” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL May, 2010 Speaker, “Malignant Melanoma in Children and Adolescents,” The Eleventh Annual Wallace H. Clark, Jr., MD Lectureship in Cutaneous Oncology and Melanoma Symposium May, 2010 Speaker, “Pediatric Dermatology Update: Infantile Hemangiomas,” St. Peter’s University Hospital Visiting Professorship Grand Rounds, New Brunswick, NJ Apr, 2011 Speaker, “Making Mountains out of Molehills” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia CME, Practical Approaches to Pediatric Dermatology in Primary Care, Philadelphia, PA Apr, 2011 Speaker, Seeing Spots: Birthmarks: When to Reassure, When to Worry” Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia CME, Practical Approaches to Pediatric Dermatology in Primary Care, Philadelphia, PA Feb, 2012 Speaker, “Pediatric Melanoma and Spitzoid Neoplasms” Dermatology Grand Rounds, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH Feb, 2012 Speaker, “Memorable Cases in Pediatric Dermatology” University of Cincinnati College of Medicine CME, Cincinnati, OH Feb, 2012 Speaker, “Pediatric Melanoma and Atypical Melanocytic Tumors” Pediatric Grand Rounds, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH Jun, 2012 Speaker, “Moles: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” University of Cincinnati College of Medicine CME, Dearborn County Hospital, Lawrenceburg, IN Mar, 2013 Speaker, “How concerned should I be about congenital nevi in terms of melanoma risk?” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL Jun, 2013 Speaker, “Pediatric Dermatology for the Hospitalist.” Pediatric Hospital Medicine Conference, Indianapolis, IN Nov, 2013 Speaker, “Skin Complications of Graft-Versus-Host Disease in Children.” International Society for Pediatric Wound Care Interannual Meeting, Miami, FL Nov, 2013 Speaker, “Diagnosis and Management of Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis.” International Society for Pediatric Wound Care Interannual Meeting, Miami, FL Mar, 2014 Speaker, “Melanoma in Children and Adolescents.” American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Miami, FL Oct, 2014 Speaker, “Wound Healing in Kids; What’s Different?” Symposium on Advanced Wound Care Fall Meeting, Las Vegas, NV Dec, 2014 Speaker, “Silver-based Dressings and Honey: How do they Work and Where is the Evidence?” International Society for Pediatric Wound Care Second International Symposium Pediatric Wound Care, Rome, Italy Dec, 2014 Speaker, “Pediatric Dermatology Issues in the 21st Century.” International Society for Pediatric Wound Care Second International Symposium Pediatric Wound Care, Rome, Italy Oct, 2015 “Cutaneous Drug Hypersensitivity Reactions.’ Annual Ghory Lecture, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Grand Rounds, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Manuscripts Review 2005-2008 Contributor, Society for Pediatric Dermatology literature review 2006-present Reviewer, Pediatric Dermatology 2006-present Reviewer, Archives of Dermatology 2007-present Reviewer, Cutis 2008-present Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Care 2008-present Reviewer, Pediatrics 2008-present Reviewer, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2008-present Reviewer, Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine 2015-present Reviewer, Journal of Investigative Dermatology Department Recruitment Activities 2007-2011 Residency Selection, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2011-2016 Residency Selection, Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Community Activities 2011-present Member, Melanoma Know More 2012 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Cancer and Blood Disease Institute Annual Survivor Picnic, Sun Safety Booth 2014 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Cancer and Blood Disease Institute Adolescent and Young Adult Survivor Conference, Sun Safety/Skin Cancer Awareness Booth 2016 Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation IBD Family Information Day Teaching and Mentoring 2007-2011 Teaching of Dermatology Residents, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2011-2016 Teaching of Dermatology and Pediatrics Residents, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2007-2008 Training, Pediatric Dermatology Fellow, Dr. James Treat 2010-2011 Training, Pediatric Dermatology Fellow, Dr. Leslie Castelo-Soccio 2013-2014 Training, Pediatric Dermatology Fellow, Dr. Fernanda Bellodi-Schmidt 2014-2016 Faculty Advisor, Dr. Erin Shaughnessey, Division of Hospital Medicine Academic Lectures and Presentations 2004 "Cutaneous Drug Reactions," Medicine resident conference, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2005 "Urgent Care Dermatology," Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Urgent Care Physicians 2005-2008 "Neonatal Dermatology," Pediatrics resident conference, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (monthly) 2005-2011 "Genodermatoses," Medical genetic counselor student conference, Arcadia University (yearly) 2005-2010 "Neonatal Dermatology," Neonatal nurse practitioner student conference, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (yearly) 2005-2010 "Introduction to Pediatric Dermatology," Neonatal nurse practitioner student conference, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (yearly) 2006 "Psoriasis or Not?" Rheumatology Division Conference, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 2006-2010 "Introduction to Pediatric Dermatology" Dermatology resident conference, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (yearly) 2006-2007 "Introduction to Pediatric Dermatology" Medical student Conference, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (yearly) 2006-2007 "Contact Dermatitis," Allergy and Immunology Division Conference, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (yearly) 2007 "Pediatric Dermatology Potpourri," Pediatric resident conference, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 2007 "Dermatology in the ER," Emergency Medicine Department at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 2007-2009 "Pediatric Dermatology Procedures," lecture to dermatology residents, University of Pennsylvania (yearly) 2007-2011 "Pediatric Dermatologic Emergencies," Dermatology resident conference, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (yearly) 2008 "Neonatal Dermatology," Nursing student conference, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing 2008 "Pediatric Dermatology,” CHOP Bucks County Subspecialty Care Center, Chalfont, PA 2008 "Congenital Melanocytic Nevi and Neurocutaneous Melanosis," SPORE in Melanoma Research, University of Pennsylvania 2008-2011 "Pediatric Dermatologic Emergencies," Pediatrics resident conference, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (yearly) 2008-2010 "Pediatric Dermatology: Cases for Fun," Pediatrics resident conference, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (yearly) 2009-2010 "Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations," Dermatology resident conference University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (yearly) 2010 “Congenital Melanocytic Nevi,” Dermatology resident conference, University of Pennsylvania 2010 “Atopic Dermatitis,” Pediatrics resident conference, St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ 2011 “Cutaneous Melanoma in Children and Adolescents,” Dermatology resident conference, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2012 “Pediatric Dermatology Jeopardy,” Dermatology resident conference, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2015 “Pediatric Dermatologic Emergencies.” Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Conference, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital 2015 “Dermatitis.” Dermatology resident conference, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2015 “Papulosquamous Skin Eruptions.” Dermatology resident conference, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2015 “Atopic Dermatitis and Eczema.” Pediatrics Allergy Fellowship conference, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2015 “Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations’ Dermatology resident conference, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2016 “Lumps and Bumps.” Dermatology resident conference, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2016 “Pigmentary Disorders.” Dermatology resident conference, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2016 “Skin Conditions in Newborns.” Dermatology resident conference, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Publications Peer reviewed, listed author: 1. Powell SM, Papadopoulos N, Kinzler KW, Smolinski KN, Meltzer SJ.: APC gene mutations in the mutation cluster region are rare in esophageal cancers. Gastroenterology 107(6): 1759-63, 1994. 2. Lei J, Zou TT, Shi YQ, Zhou X, Smolinski KN, Yin J, Souza RF, Appel R, Wang S, Cymes K, Chan O, Abraham JM, Harpaz N, Meltzer SJ.: Infrequent DPC4 gene mutation in esophageal cancer, gastric cancer and ulcerative colitis-associated neoplasms. Oncogene 13(11): 2459-62, 1996. 3. Souza RF, Appel R, Yin J, Wang S, Smolinski KN, Abraham JM, Zou TT, Shi YQ, Lei J, Cottrell J, Cymes K, Biden K, Simms L, Leggett B, Lynch PM, Frazier M, Powell SM, Harpaz N, Sugimura H, Young J, Meltzer SJ.: Microsatellite instability in the insulin-like growth factor II receptor gene in gastrointestinal tumors. Nat Genet 14(3): 255-7, 1996. 4. Kong D, Suzuki A, Zou TT, Sakurada A, Kemp LW, Wakatsuki S, Yokoyama T, Yamakawa H, Furukawa T, Sato M, Ohuchi N, Sato S, Yin J, Wang S, Abraham JM, Souza RF, Smolinski KN, Meltzer SJ, Horii A.: PTEN1 is frequently mutated in primary endometrial carcinomas. Nat Genet 17(2): 143-4, 1997. 5. Souza RF, Yin J, Smolinski KN, Zou TT, Wang S, Shi YQ, Rhyu MG, Cottrell J, Abraham JM, Biden K, Simms L, Leggett B, Bova GS, Frank T, Powell SM, Sugimura H, Young J, Harpaz N, Shimizu K, Matsubara N, Meltzer SJ.: Frequent mutation of the E2F-4 cell cycle gene in primary human gastrointestinal tumors. Cancer Res 57(12): 2350-3, 1997. 6. Wang S, Souza RF, Kong D, Yin J, Smolinski KN, Zou TT, Frank T, Young J, Flanders KC, Sugimura H, Abraham JM, Meltzer SJ.: Deficient transforming growth factor-beta 1 activation and excessive insulin-like growth factor II (IGFII) expression in IGFII receptor-mutant tumors. Cancer Res 57(13): 2543-6, 1997. 7. Yin J, Kong D, Wang S, Zou TT, Souza RF, Smolinski KN, Lynch PM, Hamilton SR, Sugimura H, Powell SM, Young J, Abraham JM, Meltzer SJ.: Mutation of hMSH3 and hMSH6 mismatch repair genes in genetically unstable human colorectal and gastric carcinomas. Hum Mutat 10(6): 474-8, 1997. 8. Zou TT, Lei J, Shi YQ, Yin J, Wang S, Souza RF, Kong D, Shimada Y, Smolinski KN, Greenwald BD, Abraham JM, Harpaz N, Meltzer SJ.: FHIT gene alterations in esophageal cancer and ulcerative colitis (UC). Oncogene 15(1): 101-5, 1997. 9. Zou T, Fleisher AS, Kong D, Yin J, Souza RF, Wang S, Smolinski KN, Abraham JM, Meltzer SJ.: Sequence alterations of insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 in neoplastic and normal gastrointestinal tissues. Cancer Res 58(12): 4802-4, 1998. 10. Fleisher AS, Esteller M, Wang S, Tamura G, Suzuki H, Yin J, Zou TT, Abraham JM, Kong D, Smolinski KN, Shi YQ, Rhyu MG, Powell SM, James SP, Wilson KT, Herman JG, Meltzer SJ.: Hypermethylation of the hMLH1 gene promoter in human gastric cancers with microsatellite instability. Cancer Res 59(5): 1090-5, 1999. 11. Souza RF, Wang S, Thakar M, Smolinski KN, Yin J, Zou TT, Kong D, Abraham JM, Toretsky JA, Meltzer SJ.: Expression of the wild-type insulin-like growth factor II receptor gene suppresses growth and cause death in colorectal carcinoma cells. Oncogene 18(28): 4063-8, 1999. 12. Yin J, Harpaz N, Souza RF, Zou T, Kong D, Wang S, Leytin AL, Medalie NS, Smolinski KN, Abraham JM, Fleisher AS, Meltzer SJ.: Low prevalence of the APC I1307K sequence in Jewish and non-Jewish patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Oncogene 18(26): 3902-4, 1999. 13. Tamura G, Yin J, Wang S, Fleisher AS, Zou T, Abraham JM, Kong D, Smolinski KN, Wilson KT, James SP, Silverberg SG, Nishizuka S, Terashima M, Motoyama T, Meltzer SJ.: E-Cadherin gene promoter hypermethylation in primary human gastric carcinomas. J Natl Cancer Inst 92(7): 569-73, 2000. 14. Smolinski KN, Abraham JM, Souza RF, Yin J, Wang S, Xu Y, Zou TT, Kong D, Fleisher AS, Meltzer SJ.: Activation of the esophagin promoter during esophageal epithelial cell differentiation. Genomics 79(6): 875-80, 2002. 15. Hardy OT, Smolinski KN, Yan AC, Grimberg A.: PTU-associated vasculitis in a girl with Turner Syndrome and Graves' disease. Pediatr Emerg Care 22(1): 52-4, 2006. 16. Shah KN, Yan AC.: Low but detectable serum levels of tacrolimus seen with the use of very dilute, extemporaneously compounded formulations of tacrolimus ointment in the treatment of patients with Netherton syndrome. Arch Dermatol 142(10): 1362-3, 2006. 17. Shah KN, Wiser E, Junkins-Hopkins J, and James, WD: Dermal dendrocyte hamartoma: case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Dermatol 24(6): 632-636, 2007. 18. Shah KN, Honig PJ, Yan AC.: "Urticaria multiforme" A review of the acute urticarial hypersensitivity syndrome/acute annular urticaria. Pediatrics 115(5): e1177-e1183, 2007. 19. Shah KN, Honig P, Yan AC.: Bilateral linear epidermal nevus on the face. J Amer Acad Dermatol 56(2S): S51-S53, 2007. 20. Shah KN, Yan AC.: Acquired zinc deficiency acrodermatitis associated with nephrotic syndrome. Pediatr Dermatol 25(1): 56-59, 2008. 21. Castelo-Soccio L, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA, Shah, KN, Treat JR, Yan AC. Picture of the Month: Eyelid pilomatricoma. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163(10): 955-56, 2009. 22. Yan AC, Honig PJ, Ming, ME, Weber J, Shah KN. The safety and efficacy of pimecrolimus, 1%, cream for the treatment of Netherton syndrome: results from an exploratory study. Arch Dermatol 146(1):57-62, 2010. 23. Florin T and Shah, KN. Incontinentia pigmenti. Arch Pediatr Adol Med 165(4): 367-68, 2011. 24. Nabatian AS, Shah KN, Iofel E, Rosenberg S, Javidian P, Pappert A, Milgraum SS. Asymptomatic granulomatous vulvitis and granulomatous cheilitis in childhood: the need for Crohn disease workup. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. Jul; 53(1):100-1. 2011. 25. Anolik RB, Shah K, Rubin AI.: Onychophagia-induced longitudinal melanonychia. Pediatric Dermatol, 29(4): 488-9, 2011. 26. Castelo-Soccio LA, Nguyen J, Rubin AI, Paddock CD, Shah KN. Febrile illness with papular and vesicular exanthem and ulceronecrotic plaques. Pediatr Dermatol. 29(6):765-66, 2012. 27. Friedman BJ, Shah KN, Taylor JA, Rubin AI. Congenital myofibroma masquerading as an ulcerated infantile hemangioma in a neonate. Pediatr Dermatol, 30(6): e248-9, 2013. 28. Ahluwalia J, Shah KN and Castelo-Soccio L. Picture of the Month: Warfarin-induced skin necrosis, JAMA Pediatr. 167(2):185-86, 2013. 29. Secrest AM, Shah KN. Picture of the Month: Hand, foot and mouth disease, JAMA Pediatr. 167)4): 387-88, 2013. 30. Wanat K, Shah KN. Recurrent Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Secondary to Mycoplasma pneumonia. Cutis. 93(4):E7-8, 2014. 31. Lindsley AW, Qian Y, Valencia CA, Shah K, Zhang K, Assa'ad A. Combined Immune Deficiency in a Patient with a Novel NFKB2 Mutation. J Clin Immunol. 2014. 32. 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):1084-90, 2014 33. Bellodi-Schmidt F, Shah KN. Biologic response modifiers and pediatric psoriasis. Pediatr Dermatol, 32(3): 303-20, 2015 34. Shah KN, Cortina S, Ernst M, and Kichler, J. Psoriasis in childhood: effective strategies to improve treatment adherence. Psoriasis: Targets and Therapy, 5: 43-54, 2015. 35. Bellodi-Schmidt F, Shah KN. Beyond psoriasis: novel uses for biologic response modifiers in pediatric dermatology. Pediatr Dermatol, 31(1): 1-27, 2016 36. Lalor L, Shah KN. Prepubertal melanoma arising within a medium-sized congenital melanocytic nevus. Pediatr Dermatol. 33(6): e372-74, 2016 37. Chandrakasan S, Marsh RA, Uzel G, Holland SM, Shah KN, Bleesing J. Outcome of patients with NEMO deficiency following allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 139(3): 1040-43, 2017. 38. Armstrong AW, Siegel MP, Bagel J, Boh EE, Buell M, Cooper KD, Callis Duffin K, Eichenfield LF, Garg A, Gelfand JM, Gottlieb AB, Koo JY, Korman NJ, Krueger GG, Lebwohl MG, Leonardi CL, Mandelin AM, Menter MA, Merola JF, Pariser DM, Prussick RB, Ryan C, Shah KN, Weinberg JM, Williams MO, Wu JJ, Yamauchi PS, Van Voorhees AS. From the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation: Treatment targets for plaque psoriasis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 76(2):290-298, 2017. 39. Busam KJ, Shah KN, Gerami P, Sitzman T, Jungbluth AA, Kinsler V. Reduced H3K27me3 Expression Is Common in Nodular Melanomas of Childhood Associated With Congenital Melanocytic Nevi But Not in Proliferative Nodules. Am J Surg Pathol. 41(3):396-404, 2017. 40. Chandrakasan S, Marsh RA, Uzel G, Holland SM, Shah KN, Bleesing J. Outcome of patients with NEMO deficiency following allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 139(3):1040-1043, 2017. 41. Armstrong AW, Siegel MP, Bagel J, Boh EE, Buell M, Cooper KD, Callis Duffin K, Eichenfield LF, Garg A, Gelfand JM, Gottlieb AB, Koo JY, Korman NJ, Krueger GG, Lebwohl MG, Leonardi CL, Mandelin AM, Menter MA, Merola JF, Pariser DM, Prussick RB, Ryan C, Shah KN, Weinberg JM, Williams MO, Wu JJ, Yamauchi PS, Van Voorhees AS. From the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation: Treatment targets for plaque psoriasis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 76(2):290-298, 2017. Books, Chapters and Invited Papers: 1. Smolinski KN, Meltzer SJ. Inactivation of negative growth regulators during neoplastic transformation. The Molecular Basis of Human Cancer. Coleman WB and Tsongalis GJ (eds.). Humana Press, Totowa, NJ, 2000. 2. Smolinski KN, Yan AC. Acne update: 2004. Curr Opin Pediatr 16(4): 385-391, Aug 2004. 3. Smolinski KN, Shah SS, Honig PJ, Yan AC. Neonatal cutaneous fungal infections. Curr Opin Pediatr 17: 486-493, 2005. 4. Smolinski KN, Yan AC. How and when to treat molluscum contagiosum and warts in children. Pediatr Annals 34(3): 211-21, 2005. 5. Smolinski KN, Yan AC. Hemangiomas of infancy: clinical and biological characteristics. Clin Pediatr 44(9): 747-66, 2005. 6. Yan AC, Smolinski KN. Melanocytic nevi: challenging clinical situations in pediatric dermatology. Adv Dermatol 21: 65-80, 2005. 7. Shah KN, Fried RG. Factitial dermatoses in children. Curr Opin Pediatr 18(4): 403-409, 2006. 8. Shah KN, Honig PJ, Yan AC. "Urticaria multiforme:" A review of the acute urticarial hypersensitivity syndrome/acute annular urticaria. Pediatrics 115(5): e1177-e1183, 2007. 9. Shah KN, Honig P, Yan AC. Epidermolysis bullosa. Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Zaoutis L, Chiang V (eds.). Mosby Elsevier, Page: 1024-1031, 2007. 10. Jen M, Shah KN, Yan AC. Nutritional Deficiencies. Dermatology in General Medicine, 7th edition. Freedberg IM, Eisen AZ, Wolff K, Austen F, Goldsmith LA, Katz SI. (eds.). McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, Page: 1201-1218, 2007. 11. Kagen J, Shah KN. Infections in children with atopic dermatitis. Pediatric Practice: Infectious Diseases. Shah SS. (eds.). McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, Page: 595-609, 2008 12. Shah KN. Rash. Pediatric Practice: Infectious Diseases. Shah SS. (eds.). McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, Page: 108-119, 2008. 13. Shah KN. Contact dermatitis. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 5th edition. Schwartz MW. (eds.). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 218-219, 2008. 14. Shah KN. Diaper dermatitis. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 5th edition. Schwartz MW. (eds.). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 268-269, 2008. 15. Shah KN. The risk of melanoma and neurocutaneous melanosis associated with congenital melanocytic nevi. Semin Cutan Med Surg, 29(3):159-64, 2010. 16. Shah KN. The diagnostic significance of café-au-lait macules. Pediatr Clin North Amer. 57:1131-1153, 2011. 17. Shah KN, Yan AC.: Systemic Therapy for Atopic Dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis in childhood and adolescence. Kiess W, Werfel T, Spergel J. (eds). Karger, Basel, Switzerland, 2011. 18. Shah KN. Urticaria and erythema multiforme. Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Sarah Long, Charles Prober, Larry Pickering (eds.). 4th edition, Elsevier, Mosby, Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 2012. 19. Shah KN, Rubin AI. Nail disorders as signs of pediatric systemic disease. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care (8):204-11, 2012. 20. Shah KN. What do I need to know about acquired nevi? Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Dermatology: 49 Clinical Questions. James Treat (eds.). Slack, Inc.,Thorofare, NJ, 2012. 21. Shah KN. Seborrheic dermatitis. The 5 minute Pediatric Consult. M. William Schwartz (eds.). 7th edition. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012. 22. Shah KN. Am J Clin Dermatol. Diagnosis and treatment of pediatric psoriasis: current and future. 14(3):195-213, 2013. 23. King A, Stellar J, Blevins A, Shah KN. Dressings and products in pediatric wound Care. Adv Wound Care, 3(4): 324-34, 2014. 24. Shah KN. Pediatric dermatology for the primary care provider. Pediatr Clin North Am. 61(2):xv-xvi, 2014 25. Gutmark-Little I, Shah KN. Obesity and metabolic syndrome in pediatric psoriasis. Clin Dermatol, 33(3): 305-15, 2015 26. Bolser B and Shah KN. Epidermolysis bullosa. Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine. Zaoutis L, Chiang V (eds.). 2nd edition. Mosby Elsevier, 2016. 27. Shah KN and Tollefson M. Section editors, Pediatric Dermatology. Review of Dermatology. Alikhan A and Hocker T (eds). 1st edition. Elsevier, 2016. 28. Shah K. Myths on chemical burns in the diaper area. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 56(5 Suppl): 13S-15S, 2017. 29. Hunt, T and Shah, KN. Neonatal Dermatology. Fitzpatrick Dermatology in General Medicine. Lowell A. Goldsmith, Stephen I. Katz, Barbara A. Gilchrest, Amy S. Paller, David J. Leffell, Klaus Wolff (eds). 9th edition. McGraw Hill, 2019, in press. Abstracts: 1. A pilot study of the efficacy and safety of pimecrolimus cream 1% for the treatment of Netherton syndrome. Yan A, Shah K, Kubrak C, Parneix-Spake A. Presented at the American Academy of Dermatology Meeting, Washington, DC, 2007. 2. First pediatric case of acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis caused by ioversol-containing contrast dye. Poliak N, Cianferoni, A, Spergel J, Shah K, Treat J. Presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting, Miami, FL, 2009. 3. Viral reactivation and subsequent cytotoxic lymphocyte activation associates with increased morbidity in children with DRESS syndrome. Li J, Assa’ad AH, Shah K, Allen C, Risma KA. Presented at the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, 2015 4. Pediatric Dermatology Training for Board Certified General Pediatricians: 2014 SPD Workforce Committee Survey Results. Shah KN, Horii KA, Siegfried E. Presented at the Society for Pediatric Dermatology Annual Meeting, Boston MA, 2015. Alternative Media: 1. Shah KN: What is epidermolysis bullosa ? EB nurse (patient education website), available at: www.ebnurse.org. August 2010. 2. Shah KN: Wound Care. EB nurse (patient education website), available at: www.ebnurse.org. August 2010. 3. Shah KN: Ectodermal dysplasias. eMedicine (serial online), http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1110595-overview,, Updated Feb 24, 2016. 4. Shah KN: Gianotti-Crosti syndrome (Papular Acrodermatitis of Childhood). eMedicine (serial online), available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/911275-overview, Updated Mar 4, 2016. 5. Shah KN: Spitz nevi. (digital text chapter). In: Heymann W, Anderson B, Hivnor C, Lessin S (eds). Clinical Decision Support: Dermatology. Wilmington, DE: Decision Support in Medicine, LLC; 2012; updated 2016. 6. Shah KN: Congenital melanocytic nevi. (digital text chapter). In: Heymann W, Anderson B, Hivnor C, Lessin S (eds). Clinical Decision Support: Dermatology. Wilmington, DE: Decision Support in Medicine, LLC; 2012; updated 2016. 7. Shah KN: Hutchinson-Gilford progeria. eMedicine (serial online), available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1117344-overview, Updated Feb 8, 2017. 8. Shah KN: Incontinentia pigmenti. eMedicine (serial online), available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1114205-overview, Updated Feb 26, 2016.

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