Sumayah J. Taliaferro M.D.
Board certified in Dermatology
| Boulevard NE |
Dr. Sumayah Taliaferro was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia where she attended Benjamin E. Mays High School. She went on to Brown University where she was a Brown National Scholar, graduated with honors, and later earned her medical degree.
Initially seeking a career in internal medicine, Dr. Taliaferro completed two years of residency training in the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Program. A passion for diseases of the skin led her to dermatology. She completed her residency in dermatology at the historic Howard University.
Dr. Taliaferro is a board-certified dermatologist and brings with her expertise in pigmentary disorders, medical dermatology, surgery, and cosmetic dermatology. She has training in the latest surgical and cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Taliaferro has co-written chapters in Dermatology for Skin of Color and Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, the premier textbook of dermatology. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, an active member of the Women’s Dermatological Society, the National Medical Association, the American Medical Association, the Atlanta Dermatological Association, and the Atlanta Medical Association.
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