Dr. Janet Tcheung

Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Janet Tcheung was raised in Friendswood, Texas and now calls Durham home. She enjoys spending time with her three spirited girls and husband–evenings and weekends are never dull. She also enjoys running, baking with her daughters, photography, art, and exploring new restaurants. Dr. Tcheung’s clinical areas of interest include skin cancer screening and management, pigmented lesions, and medical and pediatric dermatology. Dr. Tcheung is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and Certified by the American Board of Dermatology.

Clinic Locations

Durham

Roxboro

 

Training

Education: (MD) University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Residency: (Pediatric Internship) University of California, San Diego, CA
(Pediatric Residency) University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
(Dermatology Residency) Duke University, Durham, NC
Fellowship: (Pigmented Lesions Fellowship) Duke University, Durham, NC

 

 

Publications

Tcheung WJ, Nelson K, Aldabagh B, Puja P. Pathologic features of pediatric head and neck melanoma. Pediatr Dermatol. 2013 Sep-Oct;30(5):568-73.

Tcheung WJ, Selim MA, Herndon JE 2nd, Abernethy AP, Nelson KC. Clinicopathologic study of 85 cases of melanoma of the female genitalia. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 Oct; 67(4):598-605.

Kollitz K, Tcheung WJ, Selim MA, Nelson KC.  An Acrochordon-like Melanoma Metastasis. Arch Dermatol. 2012 Jan;148(1):136-7

Marks V, Tcheung WJ, Burton C 3rd, Selim A, Nelson K. Reflectance confocalmicroscopy features of angioma serpiginosum. Arch Dermatol. 2011 Jul;147(7):878.

Tcheung WJ, Bellet JS, Prose NS, Cyr DD, Nelson KC. Clinical and dermoscopic features of 88 scalp naevi in 39 children. Br J Dermatol. 2011 Jul;165(1):137-43.

Tcheung WJ, Marcello JE, Puri PK, Abernethy AP, Nelson KC. Evaluation of 39 cases of pediatric cutaneous head and neck melanoma. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2011 Aug;65(2):e37-42. Epub 2010 Nov 13.

Robert R, Tcheung WJ, Rosenberg L, Rosenberg M, Mitchell C, Villarreal C, Thomas C, Holzer C, Meyer WJ 3rd.  Treating thermally injured children suffering symptoms of acute stress with imipramine and fluoxetine: A randomized, double-blind study.  Burns. 2008 Jul 31.

Tcheung WJ. Robert R. Rosenberg L. Rosenberg M. Villarreal C. Thomas C. Holzer CE 3rd.   Meyer WJ 3rd. Early treatment of acute stress disorder in children with major burn injury.Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 6(6):676-81, 2005 Nov.

 

Recent Local/Regional/National Presentations

Tcheung, W.J.  “Dermatology Clinical Pearls I: Spotlight on Rashes”.  Duke Health Internal Medicine Update Conference, Hilton Head Island, SC.  July 2017.

 

Tcheung, W.J. “Dermatology Clinical Pearls II: Moles, Melanoma, and Mimickers”.  Duke  Health Internal Medicine Update Conference, Hilton Head Island, SC.  July 2017.

 

Tcheung, WJ.  “Clinical Pearls for the Primary Care Physician”.  Lecture for Joint Duke Internal Medicine-Pediatric Noon Conference.  Durham, NC.  March 2017.

 

Tcheung, WJ.  “Moles, Melanoma, and Mimickers”.  Lecture for Duke Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellows at Duke University Medical Center.  Durham, NC.  May 2015.

 

Tcheung, W.J., Chiu, Shih-Ting, Hall, R.S., Pipkin, C.  “Impact of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) on an Academic Dermatology Department: Perceptions and Productivity in the Era of EMR”, The Late-Breaking Research in Dermatology Forums at Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco, CA, March 2015.

 

Tcheung W.J., Rao, C.  “Penile Kaposi’s Sarcoma in a HIV-negative Patient.”  Oral Presentation at The Gross & Microscopic Dermatology Symposium; American Academy of Dermatology 2014 Annual Meeting; Denver, CO, March 2014.

 

Tcheung W.J., Nelson K.C., Al Dabagh, B., Puri P.J.  “Pathologic Features of Head and       Neck Melanoma in Children.”  Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Dermatologists Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 2012.

 

Tcheung, W.J.; Selim, M.A.; Marcello, J.; Abernethy, A.P.; Nelson, K.C.  “Clinicopathologic Study of 85 Cases of Melanoma of the Female Genitalia.”  Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Dermatologists Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 2012.

 

Tcheung, W.J.; Selim, M.A.; Marcello, J.; Abernethy, A.P.; Nelson, K.C.  “87 cases of vulvar malignant melanoma: The Duke experience.”  Poster Presentation at Society for Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, May 2011.

 

 

Honors/Awards

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Resident Scholarship, 2013

Harvey Hamrick Excellence in Teaching Resident Award, UNC-Chapel Hill 2009

UCSD Pediatric Resident Research Grant, November 2007

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Student Service Award, 2006

McLaughlin Global Health Award, 2006

Alpha Omega Alpha Member (Medical Honor Society), 2005

Gold Humanism Honor Society Member, 2005

UTMB Honors Research Program, Magna Cum Laude, 2005

Joseph P. Kass Award for Research, 2005

John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine Student Award, 2005

St. Vincent’s Free Clinic Most Dedicated Student Award, 2005

Magna Cum Laude, UT-Austin 2001