Bonnie A. Lee

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Associate Professor, Dermatology
School of Medicine

Associate Professor, Pathology
School of Medicine

Program Director, Dermatology
School of Medicine

Co-Director of Dermatopathology, Dermatology
School of Medicine

M.D., David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 2005

Phone: 714-456-5556
Fax: 714-456-8859

University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive South
Building 52, Room 124
Mail Code: 2400
Orange, CA 92868
Research Interests
Dermatopathology, Melanoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, Inflammatory skin diseases, Optical imaging
Awards and Honors
2020 UC Irvine Department of Dermatology – Faculty Teaching Award
2008 Residents Abstract Competition - Carribean Dermatology Symposium
2008 Duel in Dermatopathology, Residency Abstract Competition
2007 Society for Investigative Dermatology leadership trainee retreat
2004 Alpha Omega Alpha, California Delta Chapter
2004 Solomon Scholars Research Award, for outstanding original research
2001 American Academy of Dermatology Medical Student Scholarship. Mentor: Alice B. Gottlieb, MD, PhD
2001-2005 UCLA Student Council elected representative - Honors Committee
Smith J, Lee B, Rojek N. Vulvar erythema induratum caused by pulmonary Nocardia. Submitted.

Ashbaugh AG, Ejadi S, Fruehauf J, Kain T, Jakowatz J, Gao L, Lee BA. Utilization of next generation sequencing to monitor disease progression and treatment response in a patient with rare combined Merkel cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Submitted.

Dobry AS, Virgen CA, Hosking AM, Mar N, Doan L, Lee BA, Smith J. Cutaneous reactions with enfortumab vedotin: a case series and review of the literature. Submitted

Sargent B, Juhasz MLW, Joe VC, Lee BA, Rojek NW. Carbamazepine-induced toxic epidermal necrolysis: the importance of HLA-B*1502 testing in at-risk populations prior to therapy initiation. International Journal of Dermatology. Accepted for publication 1/2021

Ashbaugh AG, Doong J, Lee BA, Rojek NW. Correcting a 30-year diagnosis: A case report of vesiculobullous Darier disease previously diagnosed as pemphigus vulgaris. International Journal of Women’s Dermatology. Accepted for publication.

Duffens A, Cox SV, Lee BA, Rojek NW. Cutaneous extranodal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma mimicking cellulitis: a unique presentation. J Amer Acad Dermatology. Accepted for publication.

Shwe S, Sharma A, Lee B, Smith J . Relapse of plasmablastic lymphoma in an immunocompetent male with cutaneous involvement: case report and review of the literature. Ear Nose and Throat journal. Accepted for publication.
Mehrabi JN, Baugh EG, Fast A, Lentsch G, Balu M, Lee BA, Kelly KM. A clinical perspective on the 9/17/2020dihydrochloride in nystatin cream. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2017 Apr 7. pii: S2213-2198(17)30175-7. PMID: 28396110
Tekin, B, Song, Y, Lee BA, Erythema migrans and interface changes: More than a fortuitous association. Am J Dermatopathol, March 2020. PMID: 32149832

Mi X, Lee BA. Rash on the chest of a woman with lymphadenopathy. Am J Dermatopathol 2019;00:1–2

Kopelman H, Rashidbaigi, A, Lee BA. Vascular papule on neck of a 79-year-old woman. American Society of Dermatopathology Interactive Case of the Month. May 2019 (Published online ahead of print)

Rashidbaigi A, Kopelman H, Lee BA. A Large Crusted Nodule on the Upper Ear: Challenge Am J Dermatopathol. 2019 Dec;41(12):e162-e163. PMID: 30640759

Rashidbaigi A, Kopelman H, Lee BA. A Large Crusted Nodule on the Upper Ear: Answer.
Am J Dermatopathol. 2019 Dec;41(12):953-954. PMID: 31764235

Chan, A, Shulman K, Lee BA. Differentiating regressed malignant melanoma from regressed lichenoid keratosis. J Cutan Pathol 2017 Apr; 44(4): 338-341. PMID: 28026045

Iammatteo M, Akenroye A, Jariwala S, Lee B, Schairer D, Rosenstreich D. Severe contact dermatitis due to ethylenediamine dihydrochloride in nystatin cream. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2017 Apr 7. pii: S2213-2198(17)30175-7. PMID: 28396110

Lee BA, Jacobson MJ, Seidel G. Epidermotropic marginal zone lymphoma simulating mycosis fungoides. J Cutan Pathol. 2013 Jun; 40(6):569-72. PMID: 23531038

Lee BA, Yu L, Ma L, Lind A, Lu D. Sebaceous neoplasms with mismatch repair protein expressions and the frequency of co-existing visceral tumors. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Dec 67(6): 1228-1224. PMID: 22552002

Saggar S, Lee B, Krivo J, Krishnamurthy K, Jacobson M. Intralymphatic histiocytosis associated with orthopedic implants. J Drugs Dermatol. 2011 Oct 1;10(10):1208-9. PMID: 21968675

Wu P, Lee BA, Anadkat, MJ. Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma: a case in the Midwest. J Am Acad Dermatol 2011; 65(2):432-434. PMID: 21763572

Lee BA, Anadkat MJ. Dermatology. In: Washington Manual of Outpatient Internal Medicine, 2nd Edition.

Lee BA, Slade KA, Eisen AZ. Cutaneous Angiosarcoma of the Knee: A case report and review of the literature. Cutis 2009;83:91-94. PMID: 19326694

Lee BA, Chiu M, Soriano T, Craft N. Adult-Onset Tufted Angioma: A case report and review of the Literature. Cutis. 2006;78(5):341-345. PMID: 17186794

Lee BA, Gottlieb AB. The Safety and Efficacy of Etanercept in the Treatment of Psoriasis.
Journal of Investigative Medicine. 2003;51(1):S144 Abstract 306.

Lee BA, Gottlieb AB. Apoptosis: A Strategy for Psoriasis. Psoriasis Forum. 2003; 9(1):
Professional Societies
American Academy of Dermatology
American Society of Dermatopathology
American Medical Association
International Society of Dermatopathology
Association of Professors of Dermatology
Dermatologic Society of Orange County
Other Experience
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, and Department of Pathology, Division of Dermatopathology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 2010—2019

Dermatopathology Associate
Dermpath Diagnostics, Port Chester, NY 2010—2016

Managing Director
The Ackerman Academy of Dermatopathology, Dermpath Diagnostics, NY 2016—2019

Director of Graduate Medical Education, Dermatopathology
HMH Palisades Medical Center, Division of Dermatology 2017—2019

Adjunct Professor
St. John's Episcopal Hospital, Dermatology 2018—2019

Adjunct Professor
SUNY Downstate, Department of Dermatology 2018—2019

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