Dr. Yvette Appiah is a highly-trained dermatologist who attended the famed University of Chicago’s distinguished Pritzker School of Medicine and trained with the highly competitive and top-rated dermatology residency training program at the prestigious Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania, where she was selected to co-author the Skin Manifestations of HIV chapter in a published textbook on HIV.
Dr. Appiah is the founder, co-owner and Managing Member of AllPhases Dermatology, LLC., in the Washington, D.C. Metro area since 2004, where she leads a team of 4 dermatologists. For 18 years, she’s specialized in pediatric and adult medical, cosmetic, laser and surgical dermatology.
In addition, Dr. Appiah is a founding member, co-Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Operating Officer of SkynergyMD, a company conceived by a trio of United States Board-Certified, women dermatologists, all of them African. This brand concept focuses on harnessing the synergistic effect of science and nature, in an unprecedented full cosmetics and personal skincare line. SkynergyMD products are ubiquitous, bespoke, have great dexterity, and function both as maintenance and corrective line to achieve conspicuous, desirable results. SkynergyMD products are steeped in African pride and are bent on unearthing, utilizing and showcasing the rich, untapped resources of the African continent.
As the current Vice President of the DC, Maryland and Virginia Chapter of the Ghana Physicians & Surgeons Foundation, in the United States, Dr Appiah is passionate about championing causes involving child welfare, female empowerment and girls’ education in the STEM arena. Her goals include continuing to strive to exhibit, exemplify and raise the stature of women in society through the platforms of education and mentorship.