Angela N. Beckford MD, MPH, FAAD is a board certified and fellowship-trained dermatologist specializing in the treatment of acne and a wide range of skin conditions. She takes pride in offering individualized care to every patient. Her goal is for you to achieve your full potential with healthy radiant skin. Dr. Beckford completed her dermatology residency at Boston University School of Medicine after a surgical internship at Lenox Hill Hospital/New York University School of Medicine in Manhattan. During a diverse residency program she mastered the management of skin conditions in all skin types. Advanced training was obtained during a rigorous Skin Oncology Fellowship at Boston University School of Medicine where she received the distinguished MFD Award for Humanitarianism. Dr. Beckford then completed an innovative Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship
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All medical dermatology diseases, including acne, rosacea, contact dermatitis, skin discoloration, cellulitis, rashes, HSV, herpes, warts, ulcers, skin lesions, malignant neoplasms of the skin, nail issues, hair loss, skin aging, cold sores, sun damage or actinic keratoses, epidermal cysts, eczema, psoriasis, seborrheic keratosis or benign skin tumors, dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis or cradle cap, folliculitis, hives or urticaria, atopic dermatitis, tinea or tinea versicolor, fungal infections, surgical procedure follow-up, inflammatory skin diseases, parasitic infections, such as scabies or head lice.
Qualifications & Education
Dr. Beckford was the recipient of the Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award on receiving a Master of Public Health from Florida International University. In addition, she also completed an internship in Epidemiology with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Director of Health Promotion and Education Scholarships Program at the Miami-Dade Health Department. There she was awarded the Miami-Dade County Health Department’s Health Hero Award for Extraordinary Contribution to the SARS/smallpox national protocol.
Dr. Angela Beckford has been involved in numerous dermatologic clinical research trials as well as medical school educational projects. Her enthusiasm for imparting clinical diagnostic skills has inspired many medical students and residents. She has presented on cutting edge cosmetic technology at national meetings such as the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS). Dr. Beckford has also co-authored numerous published peer-reviewed journal articles. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, ASLMS, Women’s Dermatologic and the Skin of Color Societies. She has affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center and Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.
Dr. Beckford is passionate about empowering patients while along their healthy skin care journey. Treatment goals are directed toward achieving optimal skin health while increasing confidence and comfort. Dr. Beckford is honored to have been providing dermatologic services for over 20 years so that her patients can truly love the skin they are in.
Dr. Beckford is fond of exploring the outdoors while traveling, hiking and doing water activities. She appreciates a good Broadway shows and movies.
Painting, racquet sports as well as dining and spending quality time with family/friends