Stephanie Le

VP Medical Affairs

Stephanie Le is a board-certified dermatologist, specializing in medical and procedural dermatology. She completed her undergraduate degree at UCLA, where she was inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta & Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society. She relocated to the East Coast to attend EVMS, where she completed medical school and a master’s degree in biomedical sciences. As a medical student, she was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society for her exemplary compassionate patient care. She then completed her dermatology training at the University of California, Davis as their first American Board of Dermatology-approved investigative training track resident. This track is designed to support physicians who have a commitment to investigative and academic dermatology. Dr. Le also completed a postdoctoral translational research fellowship and postgraduate training in complex medical dermatology at UC Davis, focused on innovative treatments and care of severe immune-mediated skin diseases.

Given her background, Dr. Le has expertise in treating patients suffering from debilitating and complex skin diseases, often through enrollment in state-of-the-art clinical trials. She has served as the principal investigator and sub-investigator for a number of investigator-initiated phase I, II, and III clinical trials and pharmaceutical-sponsored trials, leading many as the top national or worldwide enrolling site. To support these endeavors, she has received grant support from the National Eczema Association, Women’s Dermatologic Society, and the National Psoriasis Foundation. Many of the studies that she participates in have been also funded by the. U.S. National Institutes of Health. For her many research accomplishments, she was honored as the sole recipient of the 2023 American Dermatologic Association Resident Research Award. She maintains an active research program at the UC Davis Department of Dermatology  as a volunteer clinical instructor.

Dr. Le values integrating medical and procedural dermatology to produce individualized and natural results for her patients. She served as the UC Davis Resident Chief of Cosmetic Education and has received awards and funding to support her cosmetic education from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and the Cosmetic Bootcamp Vic Narurkar, MD Memorial. She has rotated and received training from some of the top aesthetic and procedural dermatologists.

Dr. Le has a long-standing interest in patient-oriented and translational research, authoring 60 peer-reviewed, manuscripts in high impact journals such as Nature Reviews Disease Primers, JAMA Dermatology, the British Journal of Dermatology, and JCI Insight. Her research has focused on understanding the pathophysiology of immune-mediated diseases involving the skin and analysis of “omic” datasets (transcriptomic, glycomic, and lipidomic). She has also worked on developing novel therapeutic regimens and improved outcome measures for rare immune-mediated diseases, especially pyoderma gangrenosum, bullous pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris, and SJS/TEN. Dr. Le has led structured exercises to obtain consensus among international experts on various topics in dermatology, including supportive management of Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis.