Dr. Jefferson specializes in Mohs surgery, nail disease, medical and cosmetic dermatology. She is board certified in Dermatology and Mohs surgery. A South Carolina native, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Erskine College and her Doctorate of Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina. She then completed her residency training in Dermatology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Dr. Jefferson completed fellowship training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology at the world-renowned dermatology department of the University of British Columbia. In addition, she completed fellowship training in Nail Disease and Nail Surgery at the Oregon Dermatology and Research Center and a Clinical Research and Clinical Trials Fellowship in Baltimore, MD at Johns Hopkins University. She is the only dermatologic surgeon in the nation to have this combination of training.
While involved in clinical research at Johns Hopkins, she served on the Council of Science and Research for the American Academy of Dermatology. She has also presented research and lectured nationally and internationally and has published in peer-reviewed journals. She has served as the Interim Mohs Director for the MetroHealth Hospital System, a Case Western teaching hospital, and as an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the Department of Dermatology at the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Jefferson is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American College of Mohs Surgery and a member of the Council for Nail Disorders.