Dr. Richard Yates, MD

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Dr. Richard Yates, MD

Dr. Richard Yates, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Omaha, NE. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Yates is affiliated with The Nebraska Methodist Hospital and The Nebraska Medical Center.

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Dr. Yates' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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YOU could not find a better doctor I've seen ten years or better the nurse's are fantastic know there stuff.
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Dr. Yates' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pulmonology
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Nebraska not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology
  • Sleep Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    U Nebr Coll Med

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    U Nebr Coll Med

    Completed in 1980

  • Fellowship Hospital
    U Nebr Coll Med

    Completed in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis