Scott W. Yates, MD, MBA, MS, MHA
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, father, practicing physician, private pilot and entrepreneur. A life-long student, he has earned graduate degrees in medicine, health service administration/clinical research, business administration and healthcare administration.


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 training and experience 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' management 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. In addition to various board and advisory roles, he is currently President of the Texas Academy of Internal Medicine Foundation and is a member of the board of directors of the foundation.

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He has been principal investigator in more than 100 clinical trials, 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.

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, error rates and physician burnout.

Dr. Yates has three children who are active in academics and sports; he is the unofficial team photographer and occasional 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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