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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male

3109 E Shadowlawn Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
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Dr. Yager's Specialties

  • Family Medicine

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Hospital Quality

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Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Road North East
Atlanta, GA 30342

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Howard S Yager MD PC
Atlanta Office
3109 E Shadowlawn Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
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    Dr. Yager's Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine
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    • Chronic Pain Management
    • Coronary Interventional Procedures
    • Diabetic Foot Care
    • Enteral Nutrition
    • Foreign Body Removal
    • Genetic Counseling Services
    • International Travel Prophylactic Medication
    • International Travel Vaccination
    • Parenteral Nutrition
    • Stroke Prevention
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Acne
    • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Anemia
    • Angioedema
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Back Pain
    • Behavioral Disorders
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Bladder Diseases
    • Breathing Disorders
    • Canker Sore
    • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chest Pain
    • Chickenpox
    • Chronic Bronchitis
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Chronic Non-Healing Wounds
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Colitis
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Concussion
    • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
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    • Constipation
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Cough
    • Dementia
    • Depression
    • Dermatitis
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
    • Diarrhea
    • Diphtheria
    • Dizziness
    • Ear Infection
    • Elbow Pain
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Excessive Sweating
    • Eye Disorders
    • Fall
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Food Allergy
    • Foot and Ankle Disorders
    • Foot and Ankle Injuries
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastroenteritis
    • Hand Pain
    • Headache
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hives
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Impacted Shoulders
    • Incontinence
    • Indigestion, Non-Ulcer
    • Infections
    • Insect Sting Allergies
    • Insomnia
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Kidney Stones
    • Laceration
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Laryngitis
    • Laryngopharyngeal Reflux
    • Learning Disabilities
    • Meningitis
    • Menopause
    • Migraine
    • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
    • Mole
    • Multiple Injuries
    • Nasal Obstruction
    • Neck Pain
    • Nervous System Disorders
    • Nicotine Dependence
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    • Opiate Dependence
    • Osteoporosis
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Pediatric Trauma
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Peripheral Artery Disease
    • Phantom Limb Pain
    • Pharyngitis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pneumonia
    • Poor Circulation
    • Post-Menopausal Problems
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Premenstrual Syndrome
    • Prostatitis
    • Psoriasis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Respiratory Diseases
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Ringworm
    • Rosacea
    • Scabies
    • Seasonal Affective Disorder
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Shingles
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Sinusitis
    • Skin Diseases
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Sports Injuries
    • Strep Throat
    • Streptococcal Infections
    • Substance Abuse
    • Sweaty Palms
    • Syncope
    • Testosterone Deficiency
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Tobacco Withdrawal
    • Toxic Shock Syndrome
    • Ulcer
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Warts
    • Weight Loss
    • Wounds
    • Wrist Pain
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    Background Check for Dr. Yager

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    George Washington University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1966

    Residency Hospital

    UCLA Medical Center
    Complete in 1970

    Undergraduate Schools

    George Washington
    Graduated in 1964
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Yager & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Yager's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    3.8
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    3.8 out of 5

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    3.8 out of 5

    21 responses

    Dr. Yager's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.6 out of 5

    20 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.7 out of 5

    21 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    21 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    20 responses

    Experience with Dr. Yager

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.9 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.7 out of 5

    21 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    21 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4 out of 5

    21 responses

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    Howard S Yager MD PC
    Atlanta Office
    3109 E Shadowlawn Ave NE
    Atlanta, GA 30305
    (404) 261-1165 (Office)
    (404) 266-8038 (Fax)
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