Dr. Alan Yates, MD

Dr. Alan Yates, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Alan Yates, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Modesto, CA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Baylor Coll Of Med in 1978 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

600 Coffee Rd

Modesto, CA 95355

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Otitis Media
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Yates's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

66  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • San Francisco General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center Geary Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of California-San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yates' Reviews

1.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yates to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Yates' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He misdiagnosed my 2 year old daughter. Also, I was extremely uncomfortable when sitting with my daughter in the exam chair as he positioned his body against mine in a very unprofessional and uncomfortable manner!
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Worst ear nose and throat doctor in Modesto. He misdiagnoses people and wants to be paid for it. He also rushes in and out of the patients appointment! Please go to a different doctor or else you will be stuck with a headache dealing with this doctor and shutter health is a horrible company as...more
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