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Specialities

Gastric surgery, Hernia

Languages

English

Biography

Robert Yates, M.D., is a board-certified surgeon at UW Medicine's Hernia Center at Northwest Hospital and a UW assistant professor of Surgery.

Dr. Yates feels that the opportunity to provide surgical care to patients is a true privilege. Patients and their families place a tremendous amount of faith and trust in their surgeon, and he takes that responsibility very seriously. Dr. Yates believes that each person has a unique set of clinical and social factors that define the goals and expectations for their surgical care. 

Dr. Yates earned his M.D. from Ohio State University. He has advanced training in minimally invasive surgery. His clinical interests include the treatment of a wide range of hernias and other conditions  with a particular focus on disorders of the esophagus and stomach. His clinical research focuses on improving outcomes for patients.

Personal Interests

Outside of his practice, Dr. Yates enjoys outdoor activities including running, skiing, snowboarding, hiking and backpacking, rock climbing, and cycling and mountain biking.
general surgery clinic at uwmc

General Surgery Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98195

206.598.4477

General surgery

Esophageal and Gastric Diseases Clinic at UWMC

Esophageal and Gastric Diseases Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98195

206.598.4547

Cancer care, Diverticulum: Zenker's and epiphrenic, Esophageal and gastric cancer, Esophageal surgery

Hernia Repair

Medical Office Building, 1560 N 115th Street Seattle, WA 98133

206.668.1070

General surgery, Hernia

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Surgical Services & Hernia Center

Medical Office Building, 1560 N 115th Street, Ste. 102 Seattle, WA 98133

206.668.1070

General surgery, Hernia

UW - Dept. of Surgery

Fellowship, 2015, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Center

Residency, 2013, General Surgery

Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Center

Internship, 2009, General Surgery

Ohio State University College of Medicine

Medical education, 2008

 

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery, 2013, American Board of Surgery