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Scott W Yates, MD, MBA, MS, FACP
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Fellow, American College of Physician Executives

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Dr. Scott Yates is a proud husband and father, practicing physician, private pilot and entrepreneur. 

Founder and President of the Center for Executive Medicine, Dr. Yates and his team counsel successful families around the world to coordinate all aspects of their wellness, preventive and acute medical care.

He uses his broad business and scientific background (including graduate degrees in medicine, business, healthcare administration and clinical research) to help individuals and organizations identify, characterize and mitigate risk.  His approach often involves reframing of critical, complex or emotion-laden issues to help an individual or team problem solve.  He is a strategic thinker who has been at the forefront of major trends in business and medicine including electronic communications between physicians and patients, electronic medical records and concierge medicine.

Dr. Yates' managment and governance experience spans for-profit and philanthropic organizations in diverse areas including capital allocation, education, managed care, information technology and medicine.  He has been a member of several boards of directors including those of the Genesis Physicians Group (comprising more than 1,400 physicians), the Texas Academy of Internal Medicine and the American College of Physicians Services Political Action Committee. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of the Genesis Accountable Physicians Network, an independent Accountable Care Organization, President of the Texas Academy of Internal Medicine Foundation and is a member of the board of directors of the foundation.  

He has been principal investigator in more than 100 clinical trials.  He has authored dozens of professional publications and serves on the editorial review board for several scientific journals.

In recognition of his business, leadership and patient care excellence, Dr. Yates has been named a "healthcare hero" by the Dallas Business Journal and honored with Fellowship designation by the American College of Physicians and the American College of Physician Executives.

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Previously elected President of the Texas Academy of Internal Medicine, Dr. Yates is looked to by his peers as an expert in adult healthcare. He serves as a quality and utilization review physician for the Texas Medical Foundation and Texas Medical Board.

Dr. Yates’ research interests include wellness and disease prevention, obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes, vaccine development, stroke prevention and anticoagulation as well as office automation and electronic health records and the effect of these technologies on quality of care and error rates.

Dr. Yates has three children who are active in academics and sports; he is the unofficial team photographer and sometimes team doctor for baseball and volleyball teams. His leisure time is spent with his wife and children who share his love of learning, sports and travel.  


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