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    Cancer Focus:
    Basal Cell Carcinoma, Melanoma, Merkel Cell Carcinoma, Skin Cancer (Nonmelanoma), Squamous Cell Carcinoma

      Dr. Correa-Selm is a U.S. board certified dermatologist and internist, international dermatologist, fellowship trained Mohs micrographic surgeon and expert confocalist.  She is an Assistant Professor at the Dermatology Department of The University of South Florida and is part of the cutaneous oncology multidisciplinary team at Moffitt Cancer Center. Prior to her time at USF/Moffitt, she was the Director of Cutaneous Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital while also teaching as an assistant professor at FSU. Before moving to Florida,  she completed a fellowship in Mohs micrographic surgery in New Jersey after completing her Dermatology residency at Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Additionally, she also accomplished  a confocal microscopy fellowship and a laser/cosmetic research fellowship. She also performed research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer in New York, completed her Internal Medicine residency at Cornell New York Downtown Hospital and performed research at Harvard's renowned Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston following spending one year as a physician in a remote underserved area of South America.     

  • Publications

    • Milani D, Hanlon K, Correa-Selm L, Grichnik JM, Chen WS. Confocal findings of an intradermal nevus in a unique anatomical location: A diagnostic pitfall and histopathologic correlation. JAAD Case Rep. 2023 Oct.40:120-122. Pubmedid: 37766734. Pmcid: PMC10520491.
    • Hidalgo L, Hanlon KL, Correa-Selm L, Villaseca MA, Carrasco K, Peirano D, Donoso F, Uribe P, Navarrete-Dechent C. Three-dimensional reconstruction of eccrine poroma vessels seen under reflectance confocal microscopy. Exp Dermatol. 2023 Nov.32(11):2040-2042. Pubmedid: 37750378.
    • Hanlon K, Thomley M, Correa-Selm L. In Vivo View of a Reclining Demodex Mite in a Milia Cyst. Diagnostics (Basel). 2023 May.13(10). Pubmedid: 37238202. Pmcid: PMC10217450.
    • Ward C, DePalo DK, Patel N, Carr M, Longbottom B, Cunningham K, Culbreth A, Reed R, Harkins A, Puleo C, Correa L, Seminario-Vidal L, Zager JS. Assessing the Efficacy of Imiquimod Use in Patients With Persistent Locally Advanced Melanoma In Situ. J Drugs Dermatol. 2023 May.22(5):457-464. Pubmedid: 37133478.
    • Natarelli N, Hanlon K, Chen WS, Grichnik JM, Zager JS, Correa-Selm L. Reflectance confocal microscopic visualization of melanocytic bodies in the stratum corneum overlying acral lentiginous melanoma. Lasers Surg Med. 2023 Mar.55(3):253-256. Pubmedid: 36883986.
    • Cohen J, Hanlon K, Correa L, Grichnik J. Pustular rosacea secondary to Demodex infestation shown with reflectance confocal microscopy. JAAD Case Rep. 2023 Jun.36:32-33. Pubmedid: 37215297. Pmcid: PMC10195851.
    • Correa-Selm L, Hanlon KL, Grichnik JM. Differentiating activated Langerhans cells and dendritic melanocytes using reflectance confocal microscopy: the limitations of diagnosing melanoma in vivo. Lancet. 2023 Feb.401(10376):590. Pubmedid: 36803434.
    • Botto E, Hanlon K, Ayoubi N, Correa-Selm L. Using reflectance confocal microscopy to visualise neutrophilic infiltrate in fire ant stings. BMJ Case Rep. 2023 Aug.16(8). Pubmedid: 37648280. Pmcid: PMC10471853.
    • Galambus J, Hatch LA, Patel N, Rabionet A, Chen WS, Correa-Selm L. Thrombotic cutaneous gangrene associated with ulcerative colitis. JAAD Case Rep. 2022 Oct.28:71-73. Pubmedid: 36105755. Pmcid: PMC9465116.
    • Hanlon KL, Wei G, Braue J, Correa-Selm L, Grichnik JM. Improving dermal level images from reflectance confocal microscopy using wavelet-based transformations and adaptive histogram equalization. Lasers Surg Med. 2022 Mar.54(3):384-391. Pubmedid: 34633691.
    • Gerhardt C, Hennessy K, Morr C, Sarriera CJ, Harkins A, Correa L. Anti-program cell death receptor-1 induced erythema nodosum. Dermatol Ther. 2022 Jun.35(6):e15443. Pubmedid: 35285117.
    • Blumstein AJ, Hanlon KL, Chen WS, Elgart G, Grichnik JM, Correa-Selm L. Reflectance confocal findings in a large-cell acanthoma with histologic correlation. JAAD Case Rep. 2021 Oct.16:65-68. Pubmedid: 34522750. Pmcid: PMC8427221.
    • Hanlon KL, Correa-Selm LM, Grichnik JM. Application of 3-dimensional reflectance confocal microscopy: Melanocytic proliferations as three-dimensional models. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Jun.84(6):1737-1739. Pubmedid: 32871164.
    • Hanlon K, Grichnik J, Correa-Selm L. Epidermal streaming seen in a seborrheic keratosis using reflectance confocal microscopy and histopathology correlation. JAAD Case Rep. 2019 Dec.5(12):1065-1067. Pubmedid: 31799353. Pmcid: PMC6881612.
    • Lackey AE, Glassman G, Grichnik J, McDonald J, Correa-Selm L. Repigmentation of gray hairs with lentigo maligna and response to topical imiquimod. JAAD Case Rep. 2019 Dec.5(12):1015-1017. Pubmedid: 31763424. Pmcid: PMC6864298.
    • Ahn JW, Shalabi D, Correa-Selm LM, Dasgeb B, Nikbakht N, Cha J. Impaired wound healing secondary to bevacizumab. Int Wound J. 2019 Aug.16(4):1009-1012. Pubmedid: 31111622. Pmcid: PMC7948921.
    • Correa-Selm LM, Grichnik JM. PD1 inhibitors and hair repigmentation: A desirable new side effect. Dermatol Ther. 2018 Jan.31(1). Pubmedid: 29034554.
    • Correa-Selm LM, Grichnik JM. Prevention of graying: Is KROX20 the solution?. Dermatol Ther. 2017 Sep.30(5). Pubmedid: 28796343.
    • Correa-Selm LM, Alamgir M, Rao BK. Use of Biologics in Private Practice: Nine Years of Lessons and Learning. J Drugs Dermatol. 2017 Mar.16(3):215-217. Pubmedid: 28301616.
    • Ahluwalia J, Correa-Selm LM, Rao BK. Vitiligo: Not Simply a Skin Disease. Skinmed. 2017 Apr.15(2):125-127. Pubmedid: 28528606.
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