Sumayah J. Taliaferro, MD
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: Brown University
Medical: Brown University Medical School
Post-Medical School TrainingResidencies:
Dermatology, Howard University
Internal Medicine, Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Program
Treatments offered at Atlanta Dermatology & Aesthetics, P.C.
Blog Posts and Articles
As a woman of color, I am particularly sensitive to the special needs of pigmented skin. Hyperpigmentation, or the darkening of the skin or nails, is a huge issue for many patients of color and has to be addressed along with the precipitating skin condition. Marked changes in pigmentation may be seen with acne, eczema, lupus and numerous other skin diseases in ethnic skin. I instruct patients on how to navigate treatment of their skin and the residual pigmentary changes that make...
The desire for beautiful skin is universal, but the approach we take has to be individualized. In skin care, there is no one-product-fits-all approach. I believe that everyone can have beautiful, radiant skin regardless of age, skin color or class. When patients come to me, I try to provide a skin care regimen that is tailor-made for them. I encourage the use of samples to try out products. After all, a medicated skin care product may work for one person, but irritate...
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