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Charlene Lam, MD, MPH

Charlene Lam, MD, MPH

Algin B. Garrett Professor in Dermatology and Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology
Scientific Program:Cancer Control

Research Interests

  • Internal Medicine
  • Personality
  • Outpatients
  • Criminal Behavior
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Skin Neoplasms
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin
  • Bullying
  • Dermatology
  • Psychiatry

Recent Publications


Scott, JF, Lam, C, Ahn, JW & Yu, SH 2024, 'Mohs surgeon workforce survey: a spectrum of clinical, academic, and leadership activities', Archives of Dermatological Research, vol. 316, no. 1, 30.


Fritsche, M, Wirth, P & Lam, C 2023, 'Bone Wax as a Physical Hemostatic Agent', Cutis, vol. 111, no. 2, pp. 82-83.
Fritsche, M, Maglakelidze, N, Zaenglein, A & Lam, C 2023, 'Community outreach initiatives in dermatology: cross-sectional study', Archives of Dermatological Research, vol. 315, no. 9, pp. 2693-2695.
Shamloul, N, Kamrani, P, Shamloul, G, Kunselman, A, Thiboutot, D, Billingsley, E & Lam, C 2023, 'Incidence and time to development of malignancies arising on the scalp of patients with erosive pustular dermatosis based on sex: A retrospective analysis', Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol. 89, no. 5, pp. 1038-1039.
Fritsche, M, Samaan, C, Wirth, P, Wallace, T & Lam, C 2023, 'Multimodal education improves sun protective behaviors among melanoma patients: a non-randomized controlled trial', Archives of Dermatological Research, vol. 315, no. 10, pp. 2985-2987.
Wirth, P, Cartee, TV & Lam, C 2023, 'Numerous Ulcerated Plaques of the Trunk and Extremities in a Patient Receiving Long-term Hydroxyurea Therapy', JAMA Dermatology, vol. 159, no. 4, pp. 450-451.
Wirth, PJ, Butt, M, Billingsley, EM, Cartee, TV, Straight, C & Lam, C 2023, 'Perception of Suture Cost Among Mohs Surgeons', Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 517-519.
Lam, C, Kim, Y, Costigan, HJ, Stuckey, H, Vidimos, AT, Billingsley, EM, Albertini, JG, Miller, JJ & Shanafelt, TD 2023, 'Well-Being and Professional Fulfillment in Mohs Surgeons: An Explanatory Sequential Mixed-Method Design Study', Dermatologic Surgery, vol. 49, no. 7, pp. 645-648.


Kim, Y, Lehrer, EJ, Wirth, PJ, Khesroh, EA, Brewer, JD, Billingsley, EM, Zaorsky, NG & Lam, C 2022, 'Adjuvant radiotherapy may not significantly change outcomes in high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas with clear surgical margins: A systematic review and meta-analysis', Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol. 86, no. 6, pp. 1246-1257.
Fritsche, M, King, T, Miller, JJ & Lam, C 2023, 'Cohort study assessing the predictive value of a research year vs additional degree in dermatology', Archives of Dermatological Research, vol. 315, no. 5, pp. 1393-1395.
Berry, K, Hallock, K & Lam, C 2022, 'Photoaging and Topical Rejuvenation', Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 291-300.
Durante, D, Hollins, LC, Hallock, K, Miller, J & Lam, C 2022, '“For” the community: Diversifying community health initiatives in dermatology', Pediatric dermatology, vol. 39, no. 6, pp. 1002-1004.


Lam, C, Kim, Y, Cruz, M, Vidimos, AT, Billingsley, EM & Miller, JJ 2021, 'Burnout and resiliency in Mohs surgeons: A survey study', International Journal of Women's Dermatology, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 319-322.
Wirth, P, Crook, T & Lam, C 2021, 'Chronic Osteomyelitis of the Calvaria Discovered During Mohs Micrographic Surgery', Dermatologic Surgery, vol. 47, no. 3, pp. 414-416.
Lam, C, Shumaker, K, Butt, M, Leiphart, P, Miller, JJ & Anderson, BE 2022, 'Impact of medical scribes on physician and patient satisfaction in dermatology', Archives of Dermatological Research, vol. 314, no. 1, pp. 71-76.
Wirth, PJ, Hobbs, R, Billingsley, E, Vidimos, AT & Lam, C 2021, 'Sonic Hedgehog Pathway Blockade After Surgical Debulk of Large Exophytic Basal Cell Carcinomas', Dermatologic Surgery, vol. 47, no. 8, pp. 1118-1119.


Lam, C, Larson, E, Vidimos, AT & Billingsley, EM 2020, 'Palliative Use of Vismodegib', Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.], vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 272-276.
Paine, AR, Billingsley, EM & Lam, C 2020, 'Purse-string suture for ear lobule reconstruction: A novel solution', Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol. 83, no. 4, pp. e279-e280.
Lim, J, Samson, TD, Helm, K & Lam, C 2021, 'Slow growing nasal tumor in an adult male', International Journal of Dermatology, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 174-175.
Lam, C, Jacobs, A, Simonetta, C & Travelute, CR 2020, 'Strategic Standing Cone Removal to Optimize Flap Closure', Dermatologic Surgery, vol. 46, no. 5, pp. 708-710.