Lynne J. Goldberg, MD

Title: Professor of Dermatology and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, BUSM.
Director of the Hair Clinic, Boston Medical Center

Dermatopathology Fellowship: Dermatopathology Section, Department of Dermatology, BUSM

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Dermatopathology

Background: Dr. Lynne Goldberg graduated AOA from Downstate Medical Center in 1986. She completed a residency in internal medicine at New York University School of Medicine in 1989, and then did her residency in dermatology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, finishing in 1992. She was invited to join the faculty of the Department of Dermatology at Boston University upon completion of her fellowship in 1994. Dr. Goldberg has dual roles within the Department of Dermatology, evaluating patients in the Faculty Practice of Boston Medical Center and signing out skin biopsies at the Skin Pathology Laboratory at Boston University School of Medicine. Lynne is renowned as an authority on the subject of alopecia and is an invited speaker on the subject at national as well as international meetings. She has authored multiple manuscripts and book chapters on the clinical and histopathologic aspects of alopecia. She has mentored several recipients of the Women’s Dermatologic Society’s prestigious mentorship award, and served on the Program Committee of the American Society of Dermatopathology from 2002 to 2006, chairing the Committee from 2006 to 2007.

Special interests: "I am interested in the histologic evaluation of the various forms of scarring and non-scarring alopecia, and in applying this towards clinicopathologic correlation in the evaluation of complex patients seen in a specialty hair clinic."

Research Interests: "I maintain an IRB approved database of hair patients evaluated at the Hair Clinic of Boston Medical Center, used in clinical studies."

Select Publications:

1. Goldberg LJ. Approach to the patient with alopecia. In Hair and Scalp Diseases: Guide to Medical and Non-Medical Management. Amy McMichael, MD and Maria Hordinsky, MD, eds. Informa Healthcare, NY, NY, 2008.

2. Goldberg LJ, Sekhri V, Bhawan J. Dermal mucin in alopecia areata – tell tale sign or incidental finding? J Cutan Pathol 2008;35(8):757-760.

3. Goldberg, LJ. Cicatricial marginal alopecia: Is it all traction? Br J Dermatol 2009;160(1):62-68.

4. Chang KH, Rojhirunsakool S, Goldberg LJ. Treatment of severe alopecia areata with intralesional steroid injections. J Drugs Dermatol 2009;8(10):909-12.

5. Pongpudpunth, M, Demierre MF, Goldberg LJ. A case report of inflammatory nonscarring alopecia associated with the epidermal growth factor inhibitor erlotinib. J Cutan Pathol 2009;36:1303-7.

6. Silva CY, Lenzy YM, Goldberg LJ. Temporal triangular alopecia with decreased follicular density. J Cutan Pathol 2010;37(5):597-9.

Select Awards/Honors:
2009-10: Teacher of the Year Award, Combined Boston-Tufts Universities Dermatology Program.
2006-8: Amal Kurban Career Development Award, Department of Dermatology, BUSM
2003-4: Teacher of the Year Award, Combined Boston-Tufts Universities Dermatology Program.

Additional Information: Link to CV in detail