Dr. Angela Kyei, MD, MPH, FAAD
Dr. Angela Kyei founded the Multicultural Skin and Hair Center in the Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute at the Cleveland Clinic. She is a specialist in treating hair loss and has done ground breaking research in this area.
Dr. Kyei completed her undergraduate work at Princeton University in Princeton, NJ and went on to get a Masters in Public Health (MPH) at Yale University in New Haven, CT. Dr. Kyei attended medical school at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio and completed her dermatology residency at the Cleveland Clinic.
During her training at Cleveland Clinic, she served as Chief Resident and was elected the first African American president of the Residents and Fellows Committee of the American Academy of Dermatology. She was also the recipient of several honors including the North American Hair Research Society (NAHRS) Mentorship grant and the Women’s Dermatology Society (WDS) Mentorship grant.
Dr. Oscar Saffold, MD, FAAD
Dr. Saffold needs no introduction. He has been practicing dermatology in Cleveland for many decades up until his retirement a few years ago. He recently came out of retirement and joined cosmopolitan dermatology in March of 2018
Melissa A. VANCE MSN, DCNP, FNP-BC
We are excited to introduce our new nurse practioner, Melissa Telenko. Melissa will have office hours M, T, W, Th, F, and every other Saturday.
Melissa attained her undergraduate degree at Ursuline College, in which she graduated with honors. She was the recipient of the Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities in 2000, and recipient of the St. Catherine Medal in 1999. She was also inducted to Sigma Theta Tau, the nursing honor society.
After graduation, Melissa worked at St. Vincent Charity Hospital in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit until she completed her Master of Science in Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in 2003. She graduated with honors and is a fellow from the Center for Excellence in Population Based Pediatric Nursing.
Melissa started her career at a rural health medical clinic working in pediatrics in Florida. She also has varied experience in family practice and dermatology. Her extensive dermatology experience stems from working three years in private practice and with working with Dr. Kyei at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Melissa attained her Dermatology Certification in 2013 and is one of under 300 certified Dermatology Nurse Practioners in the nation.