As a leading, board-certified family dermatologist, Eleanor Y. Ford, MD, has spent 35 years helping patients to look and feel their best. Dr. Ford treats patients of all ages at her practice, Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, in Silver Spring, Maryland. Along with diagnosing and curing skin conditions, she educates patients about how to best care for their skin. She offers treatment for conditions including acne, moles, skin cancer, eczema, and psoriasis and offers cosmetic treatments such as body contouring, Botox®, and laser hair removal.
Dr. Ford earned her bachelor’s degree at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She completed her medical degree at the New Jersey Medical School and residencies in both internal medicine and dermatology at East Orange Veterans Hospital and University Hospital Newark respectively. She also served as chief resident at Howard University Hospital.
She’s a member of the Washington DC Dermatology Society, the Montgomery County Medical Society, the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Ford has been listed one of the top dermatologists in the DC Metropolitan area by consumer reporting.
Dr. Ford and her team are committed to delivering high-quality services with a personal touch. Each patient has a unique experience, and Dr. Ford and her team tailor their approaches and treatment plans to address the specific needs of individuals. The team also understands that no one likes to be kept waiting and work hard to keep wait times to a minimum.
If you’re concerned about your skin, be it signs of aging or a suspicious mole, make an appointment with Dr. Ford at Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center by phone or online today. New patients are welcome and most major forms of insurance are accepted.
"Dr. Ford gives you recommendations based on any issues she sees that you may have with your skin and is very thorough in addressing all your questions and concerns."
"I have been going to her for years and will continue to do so. I also like the polite treatment that I get from her front desk staff."
"Dr. Ford is very through, listens and addresses every question without rushing your time. I went for adult hormonal acne and eczema maintenance."
"Very caring and knowledgeable dermatologist. She knows her stuff! An investment in knowledge always pays the BEST return!!!"
"Very patient and an understanding doctor. She will remain by dermatologist forever."