Dr Robert Yates is a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Paediatric and Fetal Cardiology at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). Dr Yates also works at The Harley Street Clinic Children's Hospital.
Dr Yates looks after children with heart conditions, this involves the care from the fetal period right through till adulthood. He is particularly interested in the diagnosis of heart disease before birth and the use of keyhole type techniques to treat children’s heart problems.
Dr Yates undertook his undergraduate medical training in South Africa graduating in Johannesburg before coming to the UK in 1989. After basic training in Paediatrics his postgraduate training in Paediatric Cardiology was undertaken in London gaining his CCST in 1996.
He was appointed as a consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital in 1996 and is also a frequent visiting consultant to a number of overseas hospitals.
Dr Yates' exceptional degree of training and compassionate approach to his work allows him to provide the best treatment available in paediatric medicine and care.