Michael C. Yeates, DO
Dr. Michael C. Yeates’ training in the medical world goes well beyond school and residency.
The family medicine physician at Tanner Clinic Kaysville also worked for years as a firefighter and emergency medical tech (EMT).
As a member of Bountiful City’s Fire Department for four years, Dr. Yeates handled trauma cases, car accidents, natural disasters and life-threatening medical situations. He worked at the same time as an EMT-I.
Dr. Yeates is a native of Davis County and began his college career at Weber State University. He continued on to earn a master of public health degree from the University of Utah. The purpose of the MPH, he says, was “to gain a better idea of how to care for communities, not just individuals.”
He earned his D.O. from Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. Later, he was named chief resident while completing the Family Medicine residency at the U of U School of Medicine, There, he rotated through all U of U hospitals as well as Primary Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Yeates joined Tanner Clinic in 2011 and now focuses on sports medicine, pediatric and adolescent medicine, injections, vasectomies and the musculoskeletal system.
The board-certified physician is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.
Dr. Yeates enjoys activities with his wife and four children, such as traveling, mountain biking and camping. He’s also a gardener.