Dr. Yara Robertson, MD

Dr. Yara Robertson, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 41
(7)
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Dr. Yara Robertson, MD is a breast surgical oncology doctor who practices in Lithonia, GA. She is 41 years old and has been practicing for 13 years. Dr. Robertson is affiliated with Dekalb Medical Center at Hillandale, Emory University Hospital Midtown and Dekalb Medical.

5910 Hillandale Dr Ste 104

Lithonia, GA 30058

Contact Information

(678) 418-3990

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Robertson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Robertson "As a breast surgical oncologist, I believe that everyone, including the uninsured and the underinsured should be given quality breast health care and I am passionate about eliminating disparities in breast cancer treatment, especially in the African American community."

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Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
41

Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Breast Disorders
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Myeloma
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Tennessee Chattanooga
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • East Tennessee State University / Quillen College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Robertson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Robertson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Robertson to family and friends
4.3
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Robertson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Atlanta, Ga |
I highly recommend Dr. Robertson to any one in need of breast cancer surgery. She is so pleasant and soft spoken.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Robertson accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Robertson has admitting privileges

Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Dekalb Medical Center at Hillandale
2801 DeKalb Medical Pkwy
Lithonia, GA 30058
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Dekalb Medical
2701 N Decatur Rd
Decatur, GA 30033
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