Dermatologist Serving Boston Kay Shou-Mei Kane, MD
A dermatologist serving Boston, Dr. Kay Shou-Mei Kane graduated from Harvard Medical School. She is board-certified in dermatology, and trained in the Harvard Combined Dermatology Training Program including the following institutions: Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, The Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Cambridge City Hospital, Harvard Vanguard Group, and the VA Hospitals.
Before becoming a practicing Wellesley area dermatology specialist, Dr. Kane completed an internship at Boston Children's Hospital and is currently on the active staff at Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Mt. Auburn Hospital. She is also a courtesy staff dermatoligist in Boston at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Dr. Kane has an appointment as Instructor of Dermatology in the Department of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School. She is the author of several papers, book chapters and teaching articles. She is the first author of a textbook: Color Atlas and Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology, currently in press. She has also co-authored a CD-ROM on: The Oral and Cutaneous Manifestations of HIV Disease.
Dr. Kane is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Dermatology, the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, the Dermatology Foundation, and the New England Dermatology Society. She has lectured to medical students as well as physicians on dermatologic topics such as viral diseases, pediatric skin care and adult cosmetic procedures. She is also the recipient of the annual Harvard Teaching Award.
Before medical school Dr. Kane lived and went to school in the Newton area. She graduated with honors from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. For four years she served as a Teaching Fellow, Pre-Medical Advisor and Residential Tutor at Eliot House for Harvard College undergraduates. Her special interests include pediatric dermatology, dermatologic surgery, sclerotherapy and other cosmetic procedures.
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