Dr. Howard Yager, MD

Dr. Howard Yager, MD

Family Medicine | Male | 75 years old

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Dr. Yager specializes in Family Medicine and practices in Atlanta, GA. He practices at 1 location.

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in Atlanta, GA |
This doctor charges more then any Doctor I have ever gone to.After over a week of calling them they would still not send the proper authorization to the insurance company to cover the perscription they wrote. Mrs Yaeger outright lied and kept blaming my carrier until I did a three way and found out it is them and not my insurance company. When I complained she told me to come and get my money back. When I went to pick it up she changed her mind and threatened to call the police.
in Atlanta, GA |
I would highly suggest choosing another primary care physician. The facility has sanitary issues, unprofessional staff, and poor service and bedside manner. In addition, I have had to call Dr. Yager and staff multiple times to get the results of my blood work and I still have yet to receive them and it has been over 2 months.
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Dr. Yager's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acne
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Angioedema
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Back Pain
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Breathing Disorders
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • 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
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diarrhea
  • Diphtheria
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Infection
  • Elbow Pain
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Eye Disease
  • 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 Addiction
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1966

  • Residency Hospital
    UCLA Medical Center

    Completed in 1970

  • Undergraduate School
    George Washington

    Graduated in 1964

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • General Medical Practice

Procedures Performed

  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Genetic Counseling Services
  • International Travel Prophylactic Medication
  • International Travel Vaccination
  • Parenteral Nutrition
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Tube Feeding

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