In general perception, doctors form an image of professionals with high intellect and calm composed personalities. Hardly anyone imagines that there could be a doctor who would be an equally good content creator and can have millions of followers on social media. Yousef Abo Zarad is out to change this entire perception, the young Germany-based dermatologist who received In 2022 the best young syrian Dermatologist Award in Landau, Germany, has not only cured a few of the most severe skin ailments including cancer but is an extremely popular social media influencer as well.
Doctor Yousef comes from a family of doctors, where his father is a pediatrician, he is a dermatologist and his brother is studying medicine. In 2018 he entered Germany to pursue his specialization after completing graduation in medicine from Al-Bath University in Syria. In Germany he completed a master's in dermatology. Uprooting from his home country, settling in a new land, and making a distinct place for himself wasn’t a cakewalk. He has worked tremendously hard to take his knowledge and precision to the level where he is counted as one of the best dermatologists & cosmetologists.
Abo Zarad is one of those brilliant minds who understood the power of social media beyond just an entertainment platform since the beginning. When he started sharing medical concerns on social media there were hardly any doctors doing that. He started his social media journey in 2017. His well-developed content related to medical themes soon brought him jaw-dropping 2 million followers. He has also received as a YouTuber the Creators award for his quality content His posts generally included before and after comparisons of various therapies and treatments.
He is one of the best dermatologists and cosmetologists and well-known in the Middle East. Besides scar treatment, and anti-aging treatment he has performed various critical treatments and critical surgeries on skin issues in his patients. He believes that a healthy lifestyle, good diet, and minimal cosmetic use (limiting to water, gentle cleanser light moisturizer and sunscreen can) slows down the aging process.
His main aim to join social media is to educate people about skin treatments, understand the pros & cons, and have realistic expectations. He also believes that people should have clarity about these treatments. He also wants to spread awareness about various skin-related issues and how efficiently they can be treated.
Owner of a very pleasing personality he practices what he preaches. He is a sports enthusiast and fitness freak and exercises regularly to keep himself fit. He says “ As a medical professional it is my responsibility to live by example”. He has also proved that good intent and great knowledge mixed with social media’s strength can bring unbelievable results. He has multiplied this effect several times by simplistically sharing her knowledge. He also shares and gains knowledge by attending various scientific conferences and seminars
Dr. Yousef Abo Zarad’s journey from war-torn Syria to become a successful dermatologist and a popular influencer is a sheer mirror of his grit and determination. His vision is to start his clinic with all the latest technology and treatments in dermatology and cosmetology and keep creating social media content to widen his sphere of effect on netizens. He understands that appearance forms a great percentage of confidence boosting, and hence wants each of his patients to be satisfied with his treatments and return with a smile.