Aaliya Yaqub

Internal Medicine Physician


Dr. Aaliya Yaqub is a Board certified physician, skincare educator and healthcare startup entrepreneur who teaches women how to start companies and thrive in their careers. She attended the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and completed her residency in internal medicine at Stanford Hospital. She also completed a specialized fellowship in Dermatology at Stanford. She was one of the first physicians at Facebook where she doctored employees and executives.

She has been the personal concierge physician to A-list celebrities, public company CEOs, professional athletes, and musicians. She is the medical founder of Forward, a modern doctor’s office powered by AI and also Simple HealthKit, an innovative diagnostics company. Dr. Yaqub is a strategic medical advisor to several other early-stage startups and angel investor who focuses on innovative women-led businesses. She brings unique expertise to her companies as both a practicing physician and medical executive well-versed in business strategy and product development.

Dr. Yaqub works as an independent skincare consultant to brands where she develops new products rooted in science.

She has 4 young kids and lives in the Bay Area with her husband. She enjoys cooking, travel, fashion, and spending time with her family.

All sessions

Defining Success On Your Terms And Taking The Plunge To Do What You REALLY Want With Your Career

  • 7 August, 2021
  • 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Unlocking your Hidden Potential: Achieving Sucess and Happiness

  • 19 July, 2020
  • 11:35am - 12:10pm