Faculty Profile

Sarah Stein
Section of Dermatology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Stein is a clinician-educator whose work includes dermatology curriculum development and teaching at the faculty, resident and medical student levels. She coordinates the general and pediatric dermatology electives for the medical students and participates regularly in morning report and teaching sessions for the pediatric residents. Her area of interest is pediatric dermatology and she is involved in writing for textbooks and web-based reference sources.She lectures at CME-sponsored events.She is board certified in dermatology and pediatric dermatology.

Clinical Interests

General pediatric dermatology, pulsed dye laser therapy.

For a Pediatric Dermatology Appointment call : 1-888-K1D-DERM (1-888-513-3376)


  • Hung T, Argenyi Z, Erickson L, Guitart J, Horenstein MG, Lowe L, Messina J, Piepkorn MW, Prieto VG, Rabkin MS, Schmidt B, Selim MA, Shea CR, Trotter MJ, Barnhill RL. Cellular blue nevomelanocytic lesions: Analysis of clinical, histological, and outcome data in 37 cases. Am J Dermatopathol 2016; Jul;38(7):499-503. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000000483. [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 26909585]
  • Lott JP, Elmore J, Zhao GA, Knezevich SR, Frederick PD, Reisch LM, Chu EY, Cook MG, Duncan LM, Elenitsas R, Gerami P, Landman G, Lowe L, Messina JL, Mihm MC, van den Oord JJ, Rabkin MS, Schmidt B, Shea CR, Tron VA, Yun SJ, Xu GX, Piepkorn MW, Elder DE, Barnhill RL. Evaluation of the MPATH-Dx classification scheme for diagnosis of cutaneous melanocytic neoplasms: Results from the International Melanoma Pathology Study Group. J Am Acad Dermatol 2016; 2016 Aug;75(2):356-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2016.04.052. Epub 2016 May 14. [PMID: 27189823]
  • Moioli E, Ligtenberg K, Kenkare S, Shea CR, Soltani K. Eccrine squamous syringometaplasia in sites of radiation recall secondary to vemurafenib therapy for BRAF-mutated carcinoma. J Dermatol 2016; Apr 20. doi: 10.1111/1346-8138.13369. [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 27094584]
  • Fujimoto M, Basko-Plluska J, Petronic-Rosic V, Shea CR. Early morphea simulating patch-stage mycosis fungoides. Am J Dermatopathol 2015 May; 37(5):409-12. [PMID: 25768945]
  • Fujimoto M, Basko-Plluska J, Krausz T, Shea CR. Melanocytic tumors with intraepidermal melanophages: a report of five cases with review of 231 archived cutaneous melanocytic tumors. J Cutan Pathol 2015; 42(6): 394-9. [PMID: 25733008]
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  • BA, 1989, Haverford College, Biology
  • MD, 1994, Albert Einstein College of Medicine,
  • Residency, 1997, The New England Medical Center, Pediatrics
  • Residency, 2000, Northwestern University, Dermatology