Scott W. Yeates, MD is a fellowship trained specialist in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus. He provides eye care for all ages from premature infants to teenagers to adults with strabismus and double vision. 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.
Dr. Yeates earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University majoring in Neuroscience. He graduated from the Ohio State University College of Medicine followed by an internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus Ohio. He then completed ophthalmology residency training at the University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland Ohio. Following residency he was selected for a pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at the Storm Eye Institute, Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Yeates was involved in leadership positions throughout his education and residency including being selected as chief administrative resident. He was also a recipient of other scholarships and awards.
Dr. Yeates is dedicated to providing vision-saving and eye care for children of all ages. He has been involved in charity work locally and internationally. He was also selected to represent the state of Ohio in a trip to Washington to educate lawmakers on important ophthalmologic issues. He has been involved in numerous award-winning research projects and has been a presenter at several national meetings.
Dr. Yeates is a member of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus as well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
On a personal note…
Dr. Yeates was born in Orange, California. He was raised in Orem, Utah, where he graduated from Mountain View High School. He and his wife, Emily, have three children. His interests include reading, golf, boating, and skiing.