Latanya T. Benjamin, MD, FAAD is a double board-certified Pediatric Dermatologist and Dermatologic Surgeon. She is a former Professor at Stanford University. Dr. Benjamin is a respected leader in her field and is nationally recognized as an expert in pediatric laser and surgery, acne and sun safety. Her specialty also includes eczema, pediatric psoriasis, alopecia areata (hair loss), infantile hemangiomas and other birthmarks.

She holds many honorary positions including member on the Executive Committee of the Society of Pediatric Dermatology (SPD). She is a sought after speaker and lectures all over the country teaching at recognized medical conferences.

Dr. Benjamin has co-authored several medical textbooks, including the recently published Therapy in Pediatric Dermatology: Management of Pediatric Skin Disease.

Dr. Benjamin is known best for providing healing and encouraging self worth in young children with visible skin, hair and nail disorders. She is a mother and a passionate advocate for women and children. Dr. Benjamin was awarded the inaugural Women’s Dermatologic Society (WDS) Volunteer of the Year and currently sits on the WDS Board of Directors.