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Byron Kalm-Tsun Ho, M.D.

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-5933 | Fax: 410-502-2309


Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Medicine; Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (2016)


  • Dermatology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2020)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled (Dermatology)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Ho BK and Robinson, JK. Color Bar Tool for Skin Type Self-Identification. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2015. 73(2): 312-13.

Ho BK, Reidy K, Huerta I, Dilley K, Crawford S, Hultgren BA, Mallett KA, Turrisi R, Robinson JK. Randomized control trial of a multi-component sun protection program for young children: read-along books, swim shirts, and weekly text reminders. JAMA Ped. 2016. 170(4): 334-42

Tejwani V, Deshwal H, Ho B, Loss M, Avery RK, Mehta AC. Cutaneous Complications in Lung Transplant Recipients: A Pictorial Review. Chest. 2019. 155(1): 178-193

Patel S, Vasavda C, Ho B, Meixiong J, Dong X, Kwatra SG. Cholestatic Pruritus: Emerging Mechanisms and Therapeutics. J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 2019. 81(6): 1371-1378

Wongvibulsin S, Ho BK, Kwatra SG. Embracing Machine Learning and Digital Health Technology for Precision Dermatology. J. Dermatolog. Treat. 2019. 14:1-2

Activities & Honors


  • Frank L. Coulson, Jr. Award for Clinical Excellence, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 2020
  • Resident Teacher of the Year, Johns Hopkins Department of Dermatology, 2019

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