Dr. Ruth Yeilding, MD

Meet Dr. Yeilding

Dr. Ruth Hill Yeilding is a distinguished double board-certified professional, recognized by the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery and the American Board of Ophthalmology. Her academic journey includes a B.S. degree in Biology from Washington and Lee University, magna cum laude, in addition to a Doctorate in Medicine, magna cum laude, from the esteemed University of Alabama in Birmingham. Following a surgical internship at the University of Texas, she pursued her specialization in Ophthalmology through a rigorous residency program at Vanderbilt University, where she conducted advanced research in Oculoplastics. Dr. Yeilding’s dedication to excellence led her to an intensive specialized surgical fellowship in Oculoplastic and Facial Cosmetic Surgery in Sarasota, FL under the mentorship of the renowned John P. Fezza, MD, one of the most highly regarded facial plastic surgeons in America. 

Dr. Yeilding has specialized state-of-the-art laser surgical training and is a member of many societies including the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery. She is an author and lecturer on facial plastic surgery and has conducted advanced clinical research in Botulinum Toxin A and Ophthalmic laser surgery. 

Dr. Yeilding believes in the harmonious nature of internal and external health. By nurturing our inner selves through practices like mindfulness, self-care, and resilience, a strong foundation for physical health is created, enabling us to thrive holistically and lead fulfilling lives. She enters each patient’s room radiating positivity and holds a passionate drive to deliver you results that enhance your natural beauty. Here at YMD, we offer everything from surgical procedures, laser treatments, and aesthetic enhancements that help you feel as good as you look.