Dr. Scott Yeates, MD

Dr. Scott Yeates, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Scott Yeates, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Orem, UT and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Ohio State University / College Of Medicine in 2008 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmology.Read his story

820 N 980 W

Orem, UT 84057

Contact Information

(801) 426-9800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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more than 76% of peers
more than 53% of peers
Extraocular Muscle Surgery
more than 18% of peers

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Dr. Yeates' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yeates " Dr Yeates is dedicated to providing vision-saving and eye care for children of all ages and has served through charity work on both local and international levels. He specializes in the medical and surgical treatments of amblyopia, strabismus, childhood eyelid disorders, pediatric glaucoma, retinopathy of prematurity, ocular infections, and other aspects of children's eye care."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Yeates does not have any board certifications listed.

29  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Strabismus
  • Astigmatism
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nystagmus
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pediatric Glaucoma
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Strabismus
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

5  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Ohio State University / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Hospitals Of Cleveland, Case Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Storm Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Yeates has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Yeates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yeates' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yeates to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Yeates' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is such a breath of fresh air after the previous doctor that was in this office. Dr. Yeates is kind, friendly, professional, amazing with kids! I would highly recommend him.
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Dr. Yeates is following my strabismus. He answered all my questions and helped me understand my treatment options. He is extremely helpful and patient! I usually don't have to wait very long for my appointment but when I do the staff always informs me they know I am there.
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Dr. Yeates saw 2 of my kids for exams. He was very friendly and good at making it a good first experience at the eye doctor, will definitely recommend to a friend.
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