LeRoy Yates, M.D., FACOG, FACPh
Dr. LeRoy Yates, M.D., FACOG, FACPh is a minister’s son and native Chicagoan, dual specialty board certified in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Phlebology (venous diseases). He is married to Dr. Michelle Yates M.D., ABIM, ABEM dual board certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, also a Chicagoan. Drs. LeRoy and Michelle Yates have three children.
Dr. LeRoy Yates earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Illinois Chicago, a Medical Degree from Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Ill., and completed his OB/Gyn Residency at the University of Illinois Affiliate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and is licensed to practice medicine in Iowa and Illinois.
Dr. Yates has practiced cosmetic dermatology and vein surgery since the mid 1990’s. He developed Diamond Medical Spa and Vein out of his passion for his subspecialty interests which include endovenous laser therapy (EVLT), ultrasound guided sclerotherapy treatment of venous disorders, hysteroscopic sterilization, endometrial cryoablation, liposculpting, non-invasive body contouring, breast enhancement, Pulsed Light/Laser therapy, cosmetic dermatology, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery as well as general OB/GYN.
He also is the owner of Vascular Technologies, a medical device design company dedicated to developing innovative medical solutions that improve patient outcomes, reduce surgical complications and costs. Dr. Yates developed a unique surgical instrument, “QuickHyst” and enjoys multiple domestic trademarks, design and utility patents with international patents issued and pending. “QuickHyst” proof of concept prototypes and intellectual property are trademarked “QuickHyst” for “Weekend Hysterectomy”.
Dr. Yates is a member of numerous medical associations, serves on the board of directors for the International Institute Christian Studies, Circle Y Ranch Bible Camp and is the Medical Director for Crisis Pregnancy Resources Center and the Quad Cities Autism Center. Dr. Yates enjoys tennis, scuba, water sports, traveling and dreams of flying.
Michelle Yates, M.D.
Michelle Yates, M.D. attended University of Illinois in Urbana and earned a B.S. in biology. She then attended Loyola University Medical Center for both medical and an Internal Medicine residency. During medical school she and LeRoy married and had their first child, Lauren. She and LeRoy later added Jordan and Jasmine to their family. Michelle has been an emergency physician at Genesis Medical Center for the past 22 years. She views delivering healthcare in an excellent manner as an honor and a privilege.