Janellen Smith

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Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Dermatology
School of Medicine

Director of OncoDermatology, Dermatology
School of Medicine

Co-Director, Pigmented Lesion Program, Dermatology
School of Medicine

Director, Grand Rounds and Dowling Club Lecture Series, Dermatology
School of Medicine


M.D., University of Iowa, 1982

Phone: (949) 824-5515
Email: jesmith7@hs.uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
118 Medical Surge I
Mail Code: 2400
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Dermatology
Awards and Honors
2006-Present Best Doctors in America Award
2014 Nominated, Thomas Cesario Clinician of the Year, Univ of California, Irvine
2011 Honoree, Hack ‘n Smack Memorial Golf Tournam to Benefit Melanoma, Tarzana, CA
2013 Top Doctors, LA
2013 Top Doctors, San Diego
2014-Present Top Doctors, Orange County, Castle Connolly
2015-Present Top Doctors, Southern California
2015-Present Top Doctors, Orange Coast Magazine
2019 Teacher of the Year, Dept of Dermatology, UCI School of Medicine
2021 Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association
Publications
Journal Articles:
1. Collier IE, Smith J, Kronberger A, Bauer EA, Wilhelm SM, Eisen AZ, Goldberg GI. The Structure of the Human Skin Fibroblast Collagenase Gene. J Biol Chem 263(22):10711, 1988.
2. Boonyaratanakornkit, JB, Yue, L, Strachan, LR, Scalapino, KJ, LeBoit, PE, Lu Y, Leong, SP, Smith, JE, Ghadially, R, Selection of tumorigenic cells using ALDH. J Invest Dermatol. 2010 Dec;130(12):2799-808
3. Chapman LW, Elkins KR, Smith J. Eruptive Reddish-Yellow Coalescing Papules in the Axillae of a Middle-Aged Man. JAMA Dermatology. June 2016; 152(6): 715-716. PMID: 27028357.
4. Zikry J, Chapman LW, Korta DZ, Smith J. Scrotal Melanoma: A Systematic Review of Presentation, Treatment, and Outcomes. Dermatologic Surgery: June 2017 - Volume 43 - Issue 6 - p 765–770
5. Zikry J, Chapman LW, Korta DZ, Smith J. Genital Melanoma: Are We Adequately Screening our Patients? Dermatology Online Journal. 15;23 (3) Mar 20017
6. Doong JC, Chapman LW, Smith J. Linear Streaks of Atrophy and Hypopigmentation Behind the Ear: Photo Challenge. 102(1);E19-E20 Cutis July 2018
7. Elsensohn A, Thomas LW, Shiu J, Smith J. Lower extremity hyperpigmentation in MYH9 disorder. Cutis. Accepted for publication 2018
8. Chiang, BA,1 Jessica Shiu, MD, PhD,1 Ashley N Elsensohn, MD, MPH, 1 Lance W Chapman, MD, MBA,1 Sebastien de Feraudy, MD, PhD, 1 Janellen Smith, MD Classic Autoimmune Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Following a Case of Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS) JAAD Case Reports 4(4) 295-97 May 2018
9. Yale K, Elsensohn A, Shiu J, Amber K, Smith J. Erythematous papular rash with sparing of folds. JAAD Case Rep. 25;5(2):135-137 Jan 2019
10. Parra C, Elsensohn A, Chapman L, Smith J. An inframmary macerated erosion. Cutis. 2018 September;102(3):E10-E11
11. Lentsch, G, Balu, M, Koenig, K Tromberg, B, Zachary, C, Smith, J In vivo multiphoton microscopy of scabies. JAAD Case Rep. 2018 Nov; 4(10): 985–987
12. Hosking,A, Makdisi, J, Ortenzio, F, DeFeraudy, S, Smith, J, Linden, K. Pediatric Diffuse Cutaneous Bullous Mastocytosis: A Rare Case Report and Review of the Literature. Pediatr Dermatol. 2018 Nov;35(6):e348-e35
13. Fackler N, Zachary C, Kim DJ, Smith J, Grande-Sarpa, H Not lost to follow-up: A rare case of CHILD syndrome in a boy reappears JAAD Case Rep. 9;4(10):1010-1013 Nov 2018
14. Shen, E, Xie, K, Jwo K, Smith J, and Mosaed S Dupilumab-induced Follicular Conjunctivitis Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2018 Oct 18:1-3
15. Lee K, Kraus C, Smith J What lengths for a Lash Int J Dermatol. 2018 Dec;57(12):1538-1539
16. Nguyen J, Chapman L, Smith, J Corkscrew Hair: Trichoscopic features of tinea capitis in a straight haired Hispanic Woman Journal 24(11):14 Nov 2018

17. Hosking A, Chapman L, Smith J, Crohn's Disease Presenting as Isolated Lower Lip Swelling, SKIN, The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine, 3(3) 226-228 May 2019
18. Hosking A, Pouldar D, Elsensohn A, Kassira S, Smith J, deFeraudy S, A Green Brown Patch on the Dorsal Hand, JAAD Case Reports, JAAD Case Rep. 2018 Dec 6;5(1):60-62
19. Kraus C, Smith J Herpes zoster of the external ear, Int J Dermatol 2019 Sep;58(9):1083-1084
20. Kraus C, Smith J The many faces of penile lichen planus, 2019 Nov, Int J Dermatol. Int J Dermatol, 58 1460-1461
21. Shwe S, Sharma A, Elsensohn A, Doan L, Smith, J Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis in a patient with thymic carcinoma, JAAD Case Rep. 2019 Aug 5;5(8):720-722
22. Heydayati B, Kraus C, Kassira S, Smith, J Arcuate pink plaques in a female with Down’s Syndrome, Int J Dermatol 2020 Apr;59(4):e127-e128
23. Zachary C, Kraus C, Smith J Painful violaceous nodules of the popliteal fossa, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 46 (12) 820 Dec 2019
24. Hoskings A, Kraus C, Elsensohn A, Shiu J, De Feraudy S, Smith, J Ulcerated Nodules in a Sporotrichoid Distribution 9;5(10):925-927 Oct 2019
25. Juhasz M, Lacquer V, Smith, J “Peeling paint” dermatosis in a leukemia patient JAAD Case Rep 11;6(7):587-589 Mar 2020
26. Foulad D, Skupsky H, Korb M, Smith J Crusted Scabies Triggering Autonomic Dysreflexia in a Patient with Spinal Cord Injury JAAD Case Reports 19;6(7):640-642 May 2020
27. Suh S, Pham C, Smith J, Mesinkovska, N The Banned Sunscreen Ingredients and Their Impact on Human Health: A Systematic Review Int J Dermatology 59(9):1033-1042 Sept 2020
28. Hoskings A, Chapman L, Zachary C, Smith J, Lee P Anogenital Examination Practices Among U.S. Dermatology Residents—Are We Adequately Screening Our Patients? Journal Am Acad Dermatol (Online ahead of print) Jan 2020
29. Cox S, Smith J Muir Torre Syndrome and In Vitro Fertilization: One Family’s Experience JAAD Case Reports 11;6(7):587-589 May 2020
30. Pham C, Cox S, Smith J Brachioradial Pruritus in a Patient with Metastatic Breast Cancer to her Cervical Spine JAAD Case Reports, 5;6(7):619-621 May 2020
31. Lentsch, G; Valdebran, M; Saknite, I; Smith, J; Linden, K; Koenig, K; Barr, R; Harris, R; Tromberg, B; Ganesan, A; Zachary, Cr; Kelly, K; Balu, M Non-invasive optical biopsy by multiphoton microscopy identifies the live morphology of common melanocytic nevi Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research Non-invasive optical biopsy by multiphoton microscopy identifies the live morphology of common melanocytic nevi May 2020
32. Kraus C, Smith J, Slate grey blue nails J Cutaneous Med Surg (Accepted for publication May 2020)
33. Foulad D, Zachary C, Smith J The Fjord Sign in Crusted Scabies J Cutaneous Med Surg (Accepted for publication May 2020)
34. Cox S, Smith J Deceptively Innocent Façade of Sebaceous Carcinoma in Muir Torre Syndrome: A Report of Two Cases in Mother and Son, Accepted for publication Aug 2020
35. Duffens A, Kraus C, Elsensohn A, Shiu J, Smith J, Ichthyosiform red-brown plaques on bilateral shins JAAD Case Rep 12;6(9):838-840 July 2020

36. Kraus C, Shiu J, Elsensohn A, Smith J, Chronic red vulvar and perianal erosions Int J Women’s Dermatology 6(5) 436-7 Dec 2020

37. Zachary C, Belzer AG, Fackler N, Shiu J, Smith J, Ghadially R, Facial Psoriasis in a Mask-like Distribution: A Case Report J Amer Academy Derm Case Reports January 2021

38. Shwe S, Sharma A, Lee B, Smith J, Relapse of plasmablastic lymphoma in an immunocompetent male, Ear Nose and Throat J, Sept 2021

39. Dobry A, Cutaneous reactions with enfortumab vedotin: a case series and review of the literature, JAAD Case Reports, Submitted, minor edits.

40. Kim D, Kraus C, Linden K, Smith J, A case of acanthosis nigricans-like mycosis fungoides, JAAD Case Reports, Submitted

41. Urso B, Laquer V, Hillman J, Zachary C, Smith J, Multifaceted Facial Tumor Posing a Therapeutic Challenge, SKIN, The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine, Submitted.



Book Chapters:

1. Smith, J. "Panniculitis" Principles and Practice of Dermatology.First and Second Editions. P. Lynch, M Sams. Churchill Livingstone. 1990, 1996
2. Boonyaratanakornkit, J.B., Smith J., Ghadially R. “Metastatic Stem Cells and Melanoma” Cancer Metastasis: From Local Proliferation to Distant Sites Through the Lymphovascular System” Ed: Leong S. Humana Press/Springer 2008 in Press.
3. Chen, JK, Smith J “Geographic Tongue” Treatment of Skin Disease, 4th Edition, 2013 Lebwohl MG, Heymann, WR, Berth-Jones J, Coulson I
4. Chen, JK, Smith J “Angular Cheilitis” Treatment of Skin Disease, 4th Edition, 2013 Lebwohl MG, Heymann WR, Berth-Jones J, Coulson I
5. Chen JK, Smith J “Geographic Tongue” Treatment of Skin Disease, 5th Edition, 2017 Lebwohl MG, Heymann, WR, Berth-Jones J, Coulson I
6. Chen, JK, Smith J “Angular Cheilitis” Treatment of Skin Disease, 5th Edition, 2017 Lebwohl MG, Heymann WR, Berth-Jones J, Coulson I
7. Shui J, Chen JK, Smith J “Geographic Tongue” Treatment of Skin Disease, 6th Edition, 2020 Lebwohl MG, Heymann, WR, Berth-Jones J, Coulson I, Submitted
8. Shui J, Chen JK, Smith J “Angular Cheilitis” Treatment of Skin Disease, 6th Edition, 2020 Lebwohl MG, Heymann WR, Berth-Jones J, Coulson I, Submitted

Web Based Articles:

Valdebran, M, Smith, J Emedicine, Noncandidal “Fungal Infections of the Mouth” 2018
Professional Societies
Member, Tissue Committee, Minneapolis VA Medical Center Minneapolis, Minnesota 1989-1997
Co-Director, Multidisciplinary Melanoma Clinic University of Minnesota 1990-1997
Member, Laser Committee, Minneapolis VA Medical Center Minneapolis, Minnesota 1992-1997
Member, Executive Board, National Association of VA Dermatologists 1992-1997
Member, Task Force on Dermatologic Oncology American Academy of Dermatology 1992-1994
Member, Skin Oncology Subgroup University of Minnesota Cancer Center 1992-1994
Member, Medica Subcommittee on Dermatology 1995-1997
Member, University of Minnesota Faculty Affiliates University of Minnesota 1989-1997
Member, Multidisciplinary Melanoma Board University of California San Francisco Medical Center 1997-2006
Member, Nominating Committee, National Association of VA Dermatologists 1998-2000
Member, Executive Board, National Association of VA Dermatologists 1998-2000
Member, Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women UCSF Medical Center 2002-2003
Member, Multidisciplinary Melanoma Board UC Irvine Medical Center, Chao Family Cancer Center 2006-Present
Member, Credentials Committee, UC Irvine Medical Center 2007-2012
Member, Skin Disease Oriented Team (Skin-DOT) UC Irvine Medical Center, Chao Family Cancer Center 2008-Present
Member, Executive Board, Orange County Dermatologic Society 2010-2012
Member, Executive Board, Pacific Dermatologic Association 2012-Present
Member, Cancer Genetics Committee 2018-Present
Other Experience
Instructor
Division of Dermatology, Washington University, School of Medicine 1988—1988

Assistant Professor
Director of Melanoma Program, Department of Dermatology, University of Minnesota 1988—1997

Chief of Dermatology
Minneapolis VA Medical Center 1987—1997

Staff Physician
San Francisco VA Medical Center 1997—1999

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor Director
Low Risk Melanoma & Pigmented Lesion Clinic, Department of Dermatology, UC San Francisco 1997—1999

Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor Director
Low Risk Melanoma & Pigmented Lesion Clinic, Department of Dermatology, UC San Francisco 1999—2005

Health Sciences Clinical Professor Director
Low Risk Melanoma Pigmented Lesion Clinic, Department of Dermatology, UC San Francisco 2005—2006

Last updated
05/27/2021