Over 20 Years Of Cosmetic Dermatology Experience

DERMATOLOGISTS:

Stephanie Hu, M.D. – Flushing, Elmhurst
Hyun-Soo Lee, M.D. – Flushing, Englewood, Elmhurst, Bronx
Marie Leger, M.D., Ph.D. – Elmhurst
Diana K. Sun, M.D. – Flushing

STEPHANIE HU, M.D.

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Dr. Hu is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology in the Department of Dermatology at Mount Sinai Hospital.  She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Stanford University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and graduated with Honors and Distinction, in addition to receiving the prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellowship and the President’s Award for Academic Excellence.

She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and was awarded numerous grants and fellowships for medical research. During her time at Harvard, she was also the recipient of the American Medical Association Physicians of Tomorrow Award as well as their Leadership Award.

Dr. Hu completed her medical internship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, caring for patients with life-threatening illness and continuing to pursue her burgeoning interest in medical dermatology. She then went on to complete her dermatology residency at New York University in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology. During her residency at NYU, Dr. Hu was awarded the Husik Prize for the best research paper, as well as the George Lipkin Prize, identified by the faculty as the resident who is an excellent clinician with scholarly interest and research productivity. Throughout her academic career, Dr. Hu has published over 20 academic papers and delivered even more presentations and lectures both regionally and nationally. She has served as author and editor of numerous textbooks within the field of dermatology. While Dr. Hu gained a comprehensive background in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology, she elected to complete an extra year of fellowship training in Dermatopathology at NYU, which provides her with additional expertise to diagnose skin cancers and complex dermatologic conditions under the microscope.

Given her comprehensive training, Dr. Hu has cultivated special interests in adult and pediatric dermatology, as well as cosmetic dermatology and dermatopathology, all of which she currently practices at Metro Dermatology. She also trains and supervises dermatology residents at Mount Sinai Hospital. She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, and is an active diplomate of the American Academy of Dermatology and American Society of Dermatopathology.

HYUN-SOO LEE, M.D.

hyun-soo-leeHyun-Soo Lee, M.D grew up in Korea and Flushing. He graduated from Yale University in 1983 and the State University of New York at Stony Brook, School of Medicine in 1990. He completed the internship in internal medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1991 and the residency in dermatology at New York University School of Medicine in 1994. He stayed at New York University for a dermatopathology fellowship until 1995.

Dr. Lee is a Diplomate of American Board of Dermatology for Dermatology and American Board of Pathology for Dermatopathology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at New York University School of Medicine. He is a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the Rockefeller University.

DIANA K. SUN, M.D.

diana-kDiana K Sun, M.D. was born in Ashland, Wisconsin and grew up in Queens, New York. She attended the Bronx High School of Science.   She earned her undergraduate degree from the City University of New York at Queens College where she was awarded the Queens College Merit Scholarship (now known as the Macaulay Honors College) and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Dr. Sun went on to the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University to attain her medical degree.  Passionate about having a comprehensive understanding of all medical aspects of the human body, she stayed on at Albert Einstein College to complete her residency in Internal Medicine.  Immediately following, she went on to her dermatology training at the State University of New York at Stony Brook where she graduated as Chief Resident of Dermatology.

Dr. Sun is a Diplomate of American Board of Dermatology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology of the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

In addition to her passion for medical, holistic, and cosmetic dermatology, Dr. Sun is actively involved in the medical and surgical training of dermatology residents at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  She was awarded Dermatology Professor of the Year at SUNY at Stony Brook in 2015.  She continues to publish papers in the dermatology literature and annually presents clinical cases at the American Academy of Dermatology Gross and Microscopic Symposium with her residents in training. Her most recent presentations at the AAD Symposia include Livedoid Vasculopathy Secondary to Homozygous Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Deficiency in 2014, Mycobacterium Marinum Associated with Asian Fish Markets in NYC in 2015, An Unusual Presentation of Syphilis in 2016, Adult Onset Systemic Mastocytosis: A Diverse Clinical Entity in 2016. Her most recent publication in the medical literature is Telmisartan induced lichen planus eruption manifested on vitiliginous skin, Cutis 2017 .

MARIE LEGER, M.D., PH.D

Dr. Leger earned her undergraduate degree in molecular and cell biology from the University of California, Berkeley. She went on to receive both Ph.D. and M.D. degrees from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. She completed her medical internship at the University of Chicago, and went on to complete her dermatology residency at New York University in the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, where she was awarded the George Lipkin Prize and served as chief resident. After completing her residency, she was an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at New York University, where she was an attending physician at the Manhattan Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Tisch Hospital/NYU, and Bellevue Hospital. Dr. Leger did extensive work in NYU’s collaboration with the University of Accra, Ghana’s new dermatology residency program. At Weill Cornell College of Medicine, Dr. Leger was an Assistant Professor and an attending physician at New York Presbyterian and the Hospital for Special Surgery. She served on the Diversity, Quality Assurance, and Conflicts of Interest Committees.

Dr. Leger is frequently interviewed in print and television media about tattoos and general skin wellness. She contributes regularly to medical journals, including JAMA Dermatology, and consults with organizations such as the FDA and New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene about access to isotretinoin for acne and tattoo health. She is a former host of Doctor Radio on Sirius XM. Dr. Leger is also a founding member of a teaching and research collaboration between the University of Ghana and New York University. She helped to establish the nation’s first medical tattoo center at New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital, and is one of the leaders of the NYC Administration for Children’s Services child tattoo eradication program that was announced in August 2018.

Her research interests include tattoo health and removal, technology and health, telemedicine, and international dermatology. She treats a broad range of medical and cosmetic skin conditions, and has particular expertise in autoimmune blistering skin conditions.

Dr. Leger is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery and the New York Dermatologic Society. She speaks Spanish.