Atlanta Dermatology & Aesthetics, Dr. Sumayah Taliaferro

232 19th St. • Suite 7230 • Atlanta, GA • 30363


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Atlanta Dermatology & Aesthetics, Dr. Sumayah TaliaferroDr. Sumayah Taliaferro is a native of Atlanta, Georgia where she attended Benjamin E. Mays High School. She graduated with honors from Brown University and Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Her career began with residency training in the Yale Primary Care Internal Medicine Program, followed by residency in dermatology at historic Howard University.

A board-certified dermatologist, Dr. Taliaferro specializes in pigmentary disorders, medical dermatology, and cosmetic dermatology. Her services include mole removal, surgical treatment of skin cancers, split earlobe repairs, removal of keloids, sclerotherapy for the treatment of leg veins, Botox® injections, and soft tissue fillers such as Restylane®, Juvederm®, and Radiesse®. She is an expert in laser treatment of the skin and provides state-of-the-art procedures for hair removal, aging skin, acne scars, hyperpigmented marks, and broken blood vessels on the skin.

She served as chief editor of the Dermatology feature of the Atlanta Medicine Journal of the Medical Association of Atlanta in 2020. She has written chapters in Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, Treatment for Skin of Color, and Aesthetic Surgery for Men.

Dr. Taliaferro has been recognized as a "Top Doc" by Atlanta Magazine. She is a past president of the Atlanta Association of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, a member of several medical associations, and a participant of the Georgia Physicians Leadership Program. She served on the Board for the Medical Association of Atlanta and led their Residency Mentorship Program. She has been honored to serve as "Doctor of the Day" at the Georgia State Capital. Dr. Taliaferro is a regular speaker for the dermatology section of the National Medical Association, has served as an expert speaker for Galderma, Pfizer, and Aerolase. She has been a guest on Fox 5 Good Day Atlanta and 11 Alive news.

When not in the office, she enjoys community service, serving at church, dancing as recreation and exercise, and supporting the arts community in Atlanta.

Certified by American Board of Dermatology American Academy of Dermatology Association Women's Dermatologic Society Skin of Color Society National Medical Association American Medical Association