Dr. Cyndi Yag-Howard, MD

Dr. Cyndi Yag-Howard, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Cyndi Yag-Howard, MD is a dermatologist in Naples, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med in 1993 and specializes in dermatology and cosmetic dermatology.Read her story

1000 Goodlette Rd N Ste 100

Naples, FL 34102

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  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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This content was provided by Dr. Yag-Howard "About Cyndi Yag-Howard, MD, FAAD CEO and President of Yag-Howard Aesthetic Center and Yag-Howard Dermatology Center, Dr. Yag-Howard is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon who specializes in facial aesthetics and skin cancer surgery. She graduated on the Dean's List with a Bachelor of Science degree from Duke University and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine (USFMCOM), where she served as Class President. Dr. Yag-Howard subsequently completed her internship and residency in dermatology at USFMCOM, where she served as Chief Resident and is now on clinical faculty. Since 1990, Dr. Yag-Howard has been an active patient advocate, serving as the American Academy of Dermatology's Delegate to the American Medical Association (AMA) and Co-Chair of the entire Dermatology Section Council, which represents all dermatology patients, as well as 13,000 dermatologists, nationwide. She is also current Chair of the AMA Council on Constitution and Bylaws and served as Chair of the AMA Specialty and Service Society, the only representative body of all medical specialties nationwide. At the AMA, Dr. Yag-Howard has also served as Chair of the Rules and Credentials Committee and Chair of the Reference Committee on Legislation. Within the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), Dr. Yag-Howard served as Chair of the Nominating Committee, Chair of the Organizational Structure Committee and charter Chair of the Leadership Training Committee. She also initiated and facilitated the creation of the AAD Young Physicians Committee. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Women's Dermatologic Society. In 2011, 2014 and 2015, Dr. Yag-Howard was the recipient of the prestigious American Academy of Dermatology Presidential Citation Award. Dr. Yag-Howard is author of multiple articles, published in national and international peer-reviewed journals, on aesthetic and dermatologic surgery techniques and sutures. She is on the Editorial Board of the internationally referenced Dialogues in Dermatology and the peer-reviewed journal Dermatologic Surgery. She also lectures nationally on aesthetics, the face as living art, suture materials, surgical techniques and methods to improve surgical outcomes. Dr. Yag-Howard places great emphasis in her professional and personal life on contributing to and being an active member of her community. She volunteers locally in the public school system and is an active advocate for disadvantaged children as a member of the Board of Directors for both Bikes for Tykes and Instant Replay. Her primary focus, however, is her family. As a wife and mother of three, she cherishes every moment her family spends together laughing, traveling, and simply hanging out as Team Howard. In her free time, Dr. Yag-Howard runs, cycles, paints and draws. She applies her talent as an artist to her aesthetic practice, giving her a unique aptitude and passion for the art of facial sculpting"
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2  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

31  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® for Severe Underarm Sweating when Antiperspirants Fail
  • Botox® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Dysport Injection
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Laser Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University South Fla College Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University South Fla College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Does not see you unless you are having surgery or buy cosmetic procedures.
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