Dr. Howard S. Yager, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 73

3109 E Shadowlawn Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
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Hospital Quality

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Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30342

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

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    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 Medications
    • International Travel Vaccinations
    • Parenteral Nutrition
    • Stroke Prevention
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Acne
    • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Anemia
    • Angioedema
    • Anxiety
    • Arthritis
    • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Back Pain
    • Behavioral Disorders
    • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Bladder Disorders
    • 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
    • Concussion
    • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
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    • Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
    • Constipation
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Cough
    • Dementia
    • Depression
    • Dermatitis
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
    • Diarrhea
    • Diphtheria
    • Dizziness
    • Ear Infection
    • Eczema
    • Elbow Pain
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Excessive Sweating
    • Eye Disorders
    • Fall
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Food Allergy
    • Foot & Ankle Disorders
    • Foot & 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
    • Lung Diseases
    • 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 Externa
    • Otitis Media
    • Pediatric Trauma
    • Peptic (Duodenum or Stomach) Ulcer
    • Peripheral Artery Disease
    • Phantom Limb
    • Pharyngitis
    • Pneumonia
    • Poor Circulation
    • Post-Menopausal Problems
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Premenstrual Syndrome
    • Prostatitis
    • Psoriasis
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Respiratory Disorders
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Ringworm
    • Rosacea
    • Scabies
    • Seasonal Affective Disorder
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    • 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 Dependence
    • 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
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    You have an 85.6% lower risk of dying at a hospital with 5-stars for heart bypass surgery compared to a hospital with 1-star. 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

    Check out the quality of care at Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta where Dr. Yager has admitting privileges:

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    • Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Yager

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yager to family and friends

    20 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Yager's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    20 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    20 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 19 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Yager
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    20 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    20 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    20 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    20 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Yager accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Howard S Yager MD PC
    3109 E Shadowlawn Ave NE
    Atlanta, GA 30305
    (404) 261-1165 (Office)
    • Parking: Office-owned (no charge) parking in office lot. Park behind office.
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