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AAD Incoming Vice President-Elect, Dr. Cyndi Yag-Howard, Brings Leadership in Dermatology to SWFL

Naples, Florida, May 31st, 2022— Dr. Cyndi Yag-Howard, Founder and President of Naples-based dermatology practice, Yag-Howard Cosmetic Dermatology (YHCD), announces her recent election as Incoming Vice President-Elect of the AAD, the world’s largest dermatology society comprised of nearly 20,000 members worldwide. Yag-Howard is an award-winning and nationally recognized professional in her field with over two decades of experience specializing in aesthetics and surgery. Her uniquely personable and professional practice showcases highly personalized, top-level services, including fillers, toxins, lasers, skin cancer surgery and a MedSpa, for both men and women.

As an AAD officer, Dr. Yag-Howard collaborates with top-tier dermatology leaders in the country, gleaning knowledge and fostering ideas, which she brings back to her Southwest Florida patients. She understands issues that are crucial to her patients, and champions them through the Academy and through her role as Chair of the American Medical Association Dermatology Section Council. Her goal is to encourage and/or facilitate more research, development and support for meaningful solutions for dermatology patients. Some of her key concerns include patient access to affordable medications, sun damage as its relation to skin cancer and premature aging of the skin, environmental factors and their effects on the skin’s appearance, as well as the latest cosmetic and surgical dermatology procedures and trends.

This recent election, which will place Yag-Howard in office until 2025, stems from her overwhelming presence in the field of dermatology. She is a well-respected affiliate clinical professor at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, an editorial board member of both the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, as well as an accomplished speaker and mentor. She is also the current President of the Florida Academy of Dermatology and member of the board of Noah Worcester Dermatological Society. Through her expertise in the field, Yag-Howard has had a constant mission throughout the years – to improve the lives of dermatology patients.

Dr. Yag-Howard and her PA, Traci Long, utilize state-of-the-art technology and new techniques so that they can deliver the exceptional services that their patients truly deserve. She says, “I am so proud of my entire team and all the hard work that they have dedicated to this practice. Their dedication allows us to provide uniquely personalized care in an exceptionally friendly environment that patients simply can’t find elsewhere.”

About Yag-Howard Cosmetic Dermatology

Yag-Howard Cosmetic Dermatology is the solo private practice of Dr. Yag-Howard. Located in Naples, Florida, Yag-Howard Cosmetic Dermatology offers a variety of aesthetic and cosmetic services including: fillers, toxins, lasers, and a MedSpa for both men and women. Dr. Yag-Howard offers top quality service backed by two decades of experience.

To learn more about Yag-Howard Cosmetic Dermatology, please visit or call (239)-529-3376.

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