Meet Dr. Ruth Hill Yeilding
Dr. Ruth Hill Yeilding M.D. is the medical director and founder of YMD Body Sculpt located in Winter Park, Florida. Dr. Yeilding founded YMD Body Sculpt after five years developing her facial plastic surgery practice YMD Eye & Face specializing in both surgical interventions such as Blepharoplasty and Facelifts, but also doing non-invasive cosmetic procedures such as Botox and Filler. She is double board certified by the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery and the American Board of Ophthalmology. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Washington & Lee University magna cum laude and received her Medical Doctorate from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, which was also conferred magna cum laude. During her undergraduate studies she was inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society, and in medical school was elected to join the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. After completing an internship in internal medicine and general surgery at the University of Texas at Austin, Dr. Yeilding went on to an ophthalmology residency at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Yeilding completed a surgically intensive fellowship program with the highly regarded cosmetic facial surgeon John P. Fezza, M.D. at the Center for Sight in Sarasota, Florida. Dr. Fezza has developed advanced cosmetic surgery techniques, including blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) and facelifts with superior aesthetic outcomes which he taught to Dr. Yeilding. She has conducted advanced clinical research on BOTOX® alternatives and is an Allergan-certified provider of BOTOX® and the Juvéderm family of injectables. Dr. Yeilding and YMD Eye & Face also provide patients with laser skin resurfacing, hydrafacial and personalized skin care treatments to patients.
Dr. Yeilding is an author and lecturer on cosmetic surgery and has published advanced research in several other ophthalmic laser surgery applications. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery. Dr. Yeilding has unique, state-of-the-art laser surgical training.
Dr. Yeilding has a unique passion for non-surgical treatments, inspired by many years of patient requests. She founded YMD Body Sculpt and serves as its Medical Director because her research into non-surgical procedures found CoolSculpting standing far above other technologies in the ability to deliver effective and significant results with little or no downtime. She has hand-picked the YMD Body Sculpt team of Ashley and Suzi because of their significant previous CoolSculpting experience, their passion for helping patients achieve their body sculpting goals, and for their dedication to superior patient care. With her own standard being super specialized medical training and practice, Dr. Yeilding has created YMD Body Sculpt as a dedicated CoolScultping practice and has assured Ashley and Suzi also received additional CoolSculpting training. First Dr Yeilding created a unique partnership with one of the nation’s Top 10 CoolSculpting practices. This west coast practice has performed over 10,000 CoolSculpting procedures and has provided their hyper-experienced based training to YMD Body Sculpt team members. Additionally, Ashley and Suzi have also attended CoolSculpting University are super-specialized and certified CoolSculpting providers.
Dr. Yeilding is an avid, outdoor athletic activity enthusiast and enjoys jogging, tennis, bicycling, water skiing, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding. Most of all, she loves to spend time with her children Rudy and Scarlett, and husband Randy, her Practice Manager and ophthalmic laser entrepreneur.