"There is something empowering about being under that microscope, being a component of the transformation process, being a vessel to help others."
Dr. Landford has a long history of academic and medical accomplishments. She received a bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College and a Doctorate of Medicine from Stony Brook Univ. School of Medicine. She then completed a seven-year plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital while dedicating time to the research of tissue engineering.
Dr. Landford is the founder of the Women of Color in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, an organization that serves to support plastic surgeons and plastic surgery trainees who identify as women of color through educational opportunities, mentorship, and career development.