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Dr. Richard Yates, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Yates

Pulmonary Medicine Institute, PC

4242 Farnam St Ste 470 Omaha, NE 68131

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Dr. Richard Yates, MD is a pulmonologist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.


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(402) 552-9875

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Dr. Yates' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yates treats Sleep Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Yates treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yates treats Sleep Apnea more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Yates treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea
Low Blood Oxygen Level
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yates treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Yates treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Yates' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Yates, MD is a pulmonologist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Education

1992
U Nebr Coll Med
Fellowship Hospital
1980
U Nebr Coll Med
Residency Hospital
1978
U Nebr Coll Med
Internship Hospital
1977
University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
1980
1978
1977

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I have been going to Dr Yates for a few years now. I always feel comfortable with the care I receive. I would highly recommend.
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It took me over a month to get an appointment. During my appointment he listened to nothing I had to say. He spent 10 minutes with me and sent me on my way. I waited over a month and took over two hours out of my work day and $40 for absolutely nothing. I would not recommend.
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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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