John Howard, DO and attorney Chase Howard, Esq. discuss the journey to building a successful medical spa. From the realization that lasers are a topic on the medical boards to learning how to evaluate, select, drive and protect a business, and truly embrace energy-based devices in a practice, brothers John and Chase have been through it all.

You won’t want to miss this steeplechase of a young Dermatologist and legal advisor as they navigate the front and back stretches on their way to winning the stakes!

About the Presenters

Dr. John Howard is a board-certified Dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs Micrographic and Dermatologic surgery, where he performed over a thousand cases along with their advanced reconstruction.
Under Dr. Eli Saleeby at the Skin Institute of South Florida, he stimultaneously completed an ASDS Cosmetics fellowship unser Drs. Eduardo Weiss, Martin Zaiac, and Shino Bay Aguilera in South Florida where he received advanced training in numerous cosmetic procedures including skin rejuvenation, cosmetic kaser technology, energy-based devices, BOTOX®, fillers, platelet-rich-plasma, and sclerotherapy. Dr. Howard is in private practice in Jacksonville, Florida at First Coast Mohs.

Chase Howard, Esp. has focused his legal practice on the business legal matters that effect healthcare business owners and providers. He deploys crucial skills gained through hands-on business experience in the business world to service clientele such as medical spas, medical practices, healthcare business startups, dentists, veterinarians.
Chase's experience working in University of Miami Health System's Risk Management Department provides him with a strong understanding of legal compliance in the healthcare world as well as experience in liability assessment, prevention and defense. With his multi-specialty background, Chase's practice focuses on all aspects of transactional health law, MedSpa startups and consulting, general business law, and MedTech. Chase graduated from the University of Central Florida and the University of Miami School of Law and is admitted to practice in Florida and all Florida State Courts.


  • John Howard, DO
    Board-certified Dermatologist Jacksonville, Florida, USA
  • Chase Howard, Esq.
    Healthcare Law - Florida, USA