Dr. Donald Yakel Jr, MD
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Cardiology | Male

Biography

Dr. Donald Yakel Jr, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Springfield, IL. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

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    Dr. Yakel Jr's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
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    Dr. Yakel Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Cardiology
    •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  Sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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    • 7
      Sanctions

      Dr. Yakel Jr has received 7 sanctions

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      • Violated terms of probation (9/14/2015)
      • Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
      • Summary: Yakel, Donald MD: License # 036092557: SEPTEMBER 14, 2015 - COMPLIANCE. The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation RESTORED the physician's license to indefinite PROBATION with restrictions for a minimum of five years; related to October 23, 2015 disciplinary action.
      • State: Illinois
      • Professional Misconduct (11/19/2013)
      • Action Taken: Surrender
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: Utah
      • Violated terms of probation (10/23/2013)
      • Action Taken: Suspension
      • Summary: Yakel Jr, Donald L MD: License # 036092557: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician failed to comply with the terms and conditions of his Department’s Probation dated March 27, 2013. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has automatically, indefinitely SUSPENDED the physician’s Illinois license for a minimum of 12 months.
      • State: Illinois
      • Disciplinary action in another state (4/4/2013)
      • Action Taken: Revocation
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: California
      • Violated terms of probation (3/27/2013)
      • Action Taken: Probation
      • Summary: Yakel, Donald L MD; License # 036-092557: NATURE OF COMPLAINT; The physician failed to comply with the terms of his Department Probation, dated August 13, 2012. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has placed the physician’s Illinois license on indefinite PROBATION for a minimum of five years and imposed a FINE in the amount of $20,000.00.
      • State: Illinois
      • Disciplinary action in another state (2/14/2013)
      • Action Taken: Probation
      • Summary: Dr. Donald L Yakel; License # 185251-1205 - NATURE OF COMPLAINT: Respondent's medical license was disciplined by the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation in June 2012. ACTION TAKEN: Respondent's licenses to practice as a physician/surgeon and to administer and prescribe controlled substances are placed on probation with conditions. The Utah probationary period shall continue until Respondent's Illinois probation is terminated.
      • State: Utah
      • Substance Abuse (8/13/2012)
      • Action Taken: Probation
      • Summary: Yakel Jr, Donald L MD: License # 036092557: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has ETOH dependence. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation has imposed a FINE in the amount of $1,500.00 and placed the physician’s Illinois license on indefinite PROBATION for a minimum of four years.
      • State: Illinois
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    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Conditions Treated

    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    • Vascular Disease
    • Venous Hypertension

    Education

    • Medical School
      Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard

      Graduated in 1990

    • Internship Hospital
      University of Utah

      Completed in 1991

    • Residency Hospital
      University of Utah

      Completed in 1993

    • Fellowship Hospital
      St Mary's Med Center

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Procedures Performed

    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiovascular Stress Test
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Impella Device
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography