Dr. Chih-ho Hong


Dr. Chih-ho Hong Medical Inc.

15300 105 Avenue, Suite 20
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
V3R 6A7

Specialty: Dermatology

Dr. Chih-ho Hong, Dermatologist

Research Interests: Acne, Actinic Keratoses, Atopic Dermatitis, Hyperhidrosis, Onychomycosis, Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rosacea


Dr. Chih-ho Hong is a board certified dermatologist practicing in Surrey, British Columbia since 2003. Dr. Hong’s practice focuses on clinical and cosmetic dermatology. 

Dr. Hong’s current positions include Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia where he trains other physicians on cosmetic procedures and skin conditions. In addition, Dr. Hong maintains active membership with numerous professional groups including the British Columbia Dermatology Society, British Columbia Medical Association, Canadian Dermatology Association, and Canadian Medical Association.

Dr. Hong has been involved with over 35 clinical trials in dermatology for indications including psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, atopic dermatitis, onychomycosis, and acne. 


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Hong CH, Papp KA, Lophaven KW, Skallerup P, Philipp S. Patients with psoriasis have different preferences for topical therapy, highlighting the importance of individualized treatment approaches: randomized phase IIIb PSO-INSIGHTFUL study. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2017 Nov; 3(11): 1876-83. Epub 2017 Sep 14. PMID: 28796913 / doi: 10.1111/jdv.14515

Lynde CW, Bourcier M, Gooderham M, Guenther L, Hong CH, Papp KA, Poulin Y, Sussman G, Vender R. A Treatment Algorithm for Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis in Adults. J Cutan Med Surg 2017 Oct 1: 1203475417733460 [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29082775 / doi: 10.1177/1203475417733460

Bissonnette R, Bourcier M, Gooderham M, Hong CH, Landells I, Lynde C, Papp K, Poulin Y, Vender R, Wiseman MC. Management of Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis: The Emerging Role of IL-17 Inhibition. J Cutan Med Surg 2017 Sep/Oct; 21(2_suppl): 2S-40S. PMID: 29156950 / doi: 10.1177/1203475417722552

Papp K, Albrecht L, Barber K, Bourcier M, Dion P-L, Freiman A, Gooderham M, Guenther L, Gulliver W, Hong C, Lynde C, Poulin Y, Siddha S, Toole J, Toth D, Vender R, Wasel N, Wiseman M. An open letter to Health Canada. J Cutan Med Surg 2017; 21(3): 195-6. doi: 10.1177/1203475417704642

Gladman DD, Poulin Y, Adams K, Bourcier M, Barac S, Barber K, Chandran V, Dutz J, Flanagan C, Gooderham MJ, Gulliver WP, Ho VC, Hong C, Karsh J, Khraishi MM, Lynde CW, Papp KA, Rahman P, Rohekar S, Rosen CF, Russel AS, Vender RB, Yeung J, Ziouzina O, Zummer M. Treating psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: Position paper on applying the treat-to-target concept to Canadian daily practice. J Rheumatol 2017; 44(4): 519-34.

Blauvelt A, de Bruin-Weller M, Gooderham M, Cather JC, Weisman J, Pariser D, Simpson EL, Papp KA, Hong HC, Rubel D, Foley P, Prens E, Griffiths CEM, Etoh T, Pinto PH, Pujol RM, Szepietowski JC, Ettler K, Kemény L, Zhu X, Akinlade B, Hultsch T, Mastey V, Gadkari A, Eckert L, Amin N, Graham NMH, Pirozzi G, Stahl N, Yancopoulos GD, Shumel B. Long-term management of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis with dupilumab and concomitant topical corticosteroids (LIBERTY AD CHRONOS): a 1-year, randomised, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial. Lancet 2017 Jun 10; 389(10086): 2287-303. Epub 2017 May 4. PMID: 28478972 / doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(17)31191-1

Gooderham M, Lynde CW, Papp K, Bourcier M, Guenther L, Gulliver W, Hong CH, Poulin Y, Sussman G, Vender R. Review of systemic treatment options for adult atopic dermatitis. J Cutan Med Surg 2017 Jan/Feb; 21(1): 31-9. Epub 2016 Sep 22. PMID: 27635033 / doi: 10.1177/1203475416670364

Ponzo MG, Hong CH. A Dermatologist’s Guide to Infection Screening Prior to Initiating Immunosuppressive Therapy. Skin Therapy Lett 2017 Jan; 22(1): 8-11. PMOD: 28122093

Alavi A, Adam DN, Alhusayan R, Boucier M, Brassard A, Coutts P, Gooderham M, Gulliver W, Hong CH, Lynde C, Marcoux D, Papp K, Poulin Y, Sibbald RG, Shear NH. Definition of Moderate to Severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa: A Position Paper by the Canadian Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation (CHSF). J Cutan Med Surg 2016 Nov; 20(6): 613-15. PMID: 27821541

Gulliver W, Lynde C, Dutz JP, Vender RB, Yeung J, Bourcier M, Dion PL, Hong CH, Searles G, Poulin Y. Think beyond the Skin: 2014 Canadian expert opinion paper on treating to target in plaque psoriasis. J Cutan Med Surg 2015 Jan-Feb; 19(1): 22-7. Epub 2015 Jan 1. PMID: 25775659 / doi: 10.2310/7750.2014.13151

Tanghetti EA, Jackson JM, Belasco KT, Friedrichs A, Hougier F, Johnson SM, Kerdel FA, Palceski D, Hong HC, Hinek A, Cadena MJ. Optimizing the use of topical brimonidine in rosacea management: panel recommendations. J Drugs Dermatol 2015 Jan; 14(1): 33-40. PMID: 25607906

Lynde C, Tan J, Andriessen A, Barankin B, Dutil M, Gilbert M, Hong CH, Humphrey S, Rochette L, Toole J, Thomas R, Vender R, Wiseman M, Zip C. A consensus on acne management focused on specific patient features. J Cutan Med Surg 2014 Jul-Aug; 18(4): 243-55. PMID: 25008441

Lupin M, Hong HC, O?Shaughnessy KF. Long-term efficacy and quality of life assessment for treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis with a microwave device. Dermatol Surg 2014 Jul; 40(7): 805-7. PMID: 24927005 / doi: 10.1111/DSU.0000000000000041

Lui H, Gulliver W, Tan J, Hong CH, Hull P, Shear NH, Paradiso-Hardy F, Bissonette R. A randomized controlled study of combination therapy with alefacept and narrow band UVB phototherapy (UVB) for moderate to severe psoriasis: efficacy, onset, and duration of response. J Drugs Dermatol 2012 Aug; 11(8): 929-37. PMID: 22859237

Hong HC, Lupin M, O’Shaughnessy KF. Clinical evaluation of a microwave device for treating axillary hyperhidrosis. Dermatol Surg 2012 May; 38(5): 728-735. Epub 2012 Mar 27. PMID: 22452511 / doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4725.2012.02375.x

Bissonnette R, Poulin Y, Zhou Y, Tan J, Hong HC, Webster J, Ip W, Tang L, Lyle M.  Efficacy and safety of topical WBI-1001 in patients with mild to severe atopic dermatitis: results from a 12-week, multicentre, randomized, placebo-controlled double-blind trial.  Br J Dermatol 2012 Apr; 166(4): 853-860. Epub 2012 Mar 14. PMID:22182053 / doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2011.10775.x.

Mistry N, Hong HC, Crawford RI. Pretibial angioplasia: a novel entity encompassing the clinical features of necrobiosis lipoidica and the histopathology of venous insufficiency. J Cutan Med Surg 2011 Jan-Feb; 15(1): 15-20. PMID: 21291651

Ho C, Yan P, Mistry N, Hong CH. Dermacase: can you identify this condition? 4. progressive pigmented purpuric dermatosis. Can Fam Physician 2010 Oct; 56(10): 1023, 1024-5. PMID: 20944047

Humphrey S, Hemmati I, Randhawa R, Crawford RI, Hong CH. Elastosis perforans serpignosa: treatment with liquid nitrogen cryotherapy and review of the literature. Cutan Med Surg 2010 Jan-Feb; 14(1): 38-42. Review. PMID: 20128990

Solish N, Bertucci V, Dansereau A, Hong HC, Lynde C, Lupin M, Smith KC, Storwick G. A comprehensive approach to the recognition, diagnosis, and severity-based treatment of focal hyperhidrosis: recommendations of the Canadian hyperhidrosis advisory committee. Dermatol Surg 2007 Aug; 33(8): 908-923. PMID: 17661933 

Alkhayat H, Hong CH. Cutaneous metastases from non-small cell lung cancer. J Cutan Med Surg 2006 Nov-Dec; 10(6): 304-7. PMID: 17241601

Silver SG, Hong HC, Ting PT, Ball NJ. Kikuchi-Fujimoto's necrotizing lymphadenitis in association with discoid lupus erthematosus: a case report. J Cutan Med Surg 2004 Nov-Dec; 8(6): 442-5. PMID: 15988552

Hong CH, McLean D, Shapiro J, Lui H. Using the internet to assess and teach medical students in dermatology. J Cutan Med Surg 2002 Jul-Aug; 6(4): 315-9. Epub 2002 May 13. PMID: 12001003

Watt CJ, Hong HC. Dermacase. Lip licker's dermatitis. Can Fam Physician 2002 Jun; 48: 1051, 1059. PMID: 12113191

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