201 Magazine - 17 people to watch in health in 2015

The daughter of a pediatrician and an OB/GYN, Dr. Naana Boakye recalls immediately what inspired her to go into medicine.

“When I was 14, my mom had adult acne and I went with her to the dermatologist. I loved everything about the interaction between patient and doctor. I knew this was what I wanted to do.”

That daily interaction is what drives Boakye’s practice, Bergen Dermatology, in Englewood Cliffs. Though skilled at utilizing all the cutting-edge treatments available to dermatologists today, she’s not afraid of harnessing the proven power of old- school tools in her quest to “enhance the appearance, self-image and well-being of my patients,” she says. 

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