Winston-Salem Dermatology & Surgery Center: No Longer the Triad’s Best Kept Secret



By Pam Cook

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Winston-Salem Dermatology and Surgery Center has been quietly growing and expanding over the past few years, and is now the Triad’s most acclaimed dermatologic practice. The female owned and operated business was founded by Dr. Chris Yuengel in 1997. Despite steady growth every year, Dr. Yuengel and her staff, which now includes the recent addition of a Physician Assistant and a Nurse Practitioner, remain dedicated to delivering individualized patient care.

Winston-Salem Dermatology and Surgery Center is one of only a few dermatologic practices in North Carolina to be accredited by AAAHC, an organization whose certification recognizes and signifies excellence in standards of care. The focus of the practice includes clinical dermatology, derm

atologic surgery, and cosmetic enhancement.

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Winston-Salem Dermatology and Surgery Center was recently selected as one of only two Triad area cosmetic practices to offer their patients Voluma, the new, long lasting, FDA-approved filler. Other cosmetic injection and dermal filler products offered include: Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin, as well as fillers such as Juvederm, Juvederm Ultra, Perlane, Restylane, Belotero, and Radiesse.

The Center uses the most current laser and radiofrequency technologies to treat a variety of conditions. These services include laser tattoo removal, laser hair removal, skin resurfacing with Sciton, and skin tightening with SkinTyte and Exilis, as well as with intense pulsed light and broad band light treatments. In addition, the Versapulse laser removes vascular lesions such as telangiectasia and angiomata. Lasers are safe, effective, and have many applications to help your skin reach its full potential.

Cosmetic Skin Enhancements
Winston-Salem Dermatology and Surgery Center offers a wide variety of skin enhancement procedures and services. Some may be a one- time application, while others may require multiple treatments.
These include: sclerotherapy, microdermabrasion, and chemical peels. Dr. Yuengel was the first medical specialist in the Triad to offer Cool Sculpting by ZELTIQ.

Dr. Chris Yuengel
“Dr. Chris” as her patients call her, is a board certified dermatologist and has been in medical practice since 1988. She completed her dermatology residencies at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Dallas and the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Her medical degree was earned at the Rutgers branch of the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey, now known as Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine.

Dr. Yuengel is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatology, the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, the International Society of Dermatology, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society. She has also recently been named “Expert Injector” by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.

Debbie A. Hauser, PA-C, MH
Debbie has practiced dermatology in Winston-Salem since 1994. She graduated from the Wake Forest University Physician Assistant program, and then obtained her Master of Health Science degree. Debbie worked at Wake Forest University School of Medicine’s dermatology outpatient surgical center for six years and has been in private practice ever since. She is a founding member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, served on the Physician Assistant Advisory Council of the North Carolina Medical Board, and has chaired the Physician Assistant Section with the North Carolina Medical Society, spearheading a three year statewide program in suicide prevention.

Janet Kosloske
Janet joined the practice in 2005 with over 14 years of experience in the medical field, primarily working with plastic surgeons and dermatologists. Janet has focused her training on how cosmetic treatments can enhance the appearance and function of skin. She has special training in chemical peeling, and formulates individualized peels with over 50 products. Janet maintains active involvement with the Society of Dermatology Skincare Specialists and the Society of Plastic Surgery Skincare Specialists, and she consults with patients about options for cosmetic procedures offered here and elsewhere.

Lindsay Belden, ANP-BC
Lindsay received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2008, and in 2010 she graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Master of Science in Nursing. She is also a Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. Lindsay is a member of the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners and the Dermatology Nurses Association.

Erica A. Kelly, PA-C
Erica is a Physician Assistant with over eight years’ experience, who joined the practice in 2014. Erica received her Bachelor of Science in 1995 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program in 2005. Erica is certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants, and she is a member of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and the North Carolina Dermatology Association. She treats all diseases of the skin in adults and children.

Personalized Care to Improve Your Quality of Life
“Our practice is committed to improving the quality of life for our patients. Whether the need be medical, surgical, or cosmetic, we strive to provide personalized care for our patients with the most current, safe, and effective procedures and treatments,” said Dr. Yuengel.


Winston-Salem Dermatology and Surgery Center is located at 1400 Westgate Center Drive, Winston-Salem, 336-774-8636.


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