Jina Chung, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Dermatology, School of Medicine


Dr. Jina Chung specializes in both medical dermatology and dermatopathology (a subspecialty of dermatology that focuses on diagnosing disorders of the skin under the microscope). In particular, she has a special interest in the diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions (such as nevi and melanoma) under the microscope.

Dr. Chung obtained her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, followed by an internal medicine internship at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in New York, NY. She then completed her dermatology residency training at University of Iowa and dermatopathology fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.  She regularly participates in the teaching of residents and medical students in both dermatology and dermatopathology at OHSU. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatopathology.

In her spare time, Dr. Chung enjoys baking, trying new restaurants, and spending time with her cat, Tolstoy.

Education and training

    • M.D., 2015, Johns Hopkins University of Medicine
  • Residency

    • Dermatology, University of Iowa, 2019.
  • Fellowship

    • Dermatopathology, Thomas Jefferson University, 2020.
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Dermatology, 2020.

Memberships and associations:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society of Dermatopathology

Areas of interest

  • Pigmented skin lesions


Elsevier pure profile

Selected publications

  • 1.     Chung J, Yuan ZM, Lee JB. Clinical and histopathological features of pagetoid Spitz nevi of the thigh. J Cutan Pathol. 2020 Aug 23. doi: 10.1111/cup.13854. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32829516.
  • 2.     Chitgopeker P, Sidey K, Aronson A, Chung J, Roth G, Swick B, Johnson-Jahangir H, VanBeek M, Wanat KA, Ferguson N. Surgical skills video-based assessment tool for dermatology residents: A prospective pilot study. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Aug;83(2):614-616.
  • 3.     Weig EA, Tull R, Chung J, Wanat KA. Inpatient teledermatology: Current state and practice gaps. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 Sep;83(3):797-802.
  • 4.     Weig EA, Tull R, Chung J, Brown-Joel ZO, Majee R, Ferguson NN. Assessing factors affecting sunscreen use and barriers to compliance: a cross-sectional survey-based study. J Dermatolog Treat. 2020 Jun;31(4):403-405.
  • 5.     Hannah CE, Ford BA, Chung J, Ince D, Wanat KA. Characteristics of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections at a Midwestern Tertiary Hospital: A Retrospective Study of 365 Patients. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 May 25;7(6):ofaa173.
  • 6.     Brown-Joel ZO, Chung J, Stone MS. Pityriasis rubra pilaris-like eruption in the setting of transient acantholytic dermatosis. JAAD Case Rep, 2019 Aug 5;5(8):733-735.
  • 7.     Chung J, Ince D, Ford BA, Wanat KA. Cutaneous Infections Due to Nontuberculosis Mycobacterium: Recognition and Management. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2018 Dec;19(6):867-878.
  • 8.     Chung J, Aronson AB, Srikantha R, Vogelgesang SA, Wanat KA. Low conversion rate of QuantiFERON-TB Gold screening tests in patients treated with tumor necrosis factor inhibitors: A retrospective cohort study identifying an important practice gap. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018 Jul;79(1):169-171.
  • 9.     Goettsche LS, Weig EA, Chung J, Hoff BM, Ince D, Wanat KA. Patient perceptions of antibiotic use and resistance at a single university dermatology clinic. J Dermatolog Treat. 2019 Feb;30(1):92-95.
  • 10.     Garje R, Chau JJ, Chung J, Wanat K, Zakharia Y. Acute Flare of Bullous Pemphigus With Pembrolizumab Used for Treatment of Metastatic Urothelial Cancer. J Immunother. 2018 Jan;41(1):42-44.


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