Dr. Howard Yager is a primary care doctor treating patients in Atlanta, Georgia, and the surrounding communities. He is board certification eligible with the American Board of Family Medicine and is affiliated with facilities including the Emory University Hospital and Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta. Dr. Yager is also a member of professional organizations including the American Medical Association, the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians, and the Southern Medical Association.
Originally from Fort McClellen, Alabama, Dr. Yager attended George Washington University in order to pursue his undergraduate and medical education. He complete his residency at UCLA - Harbor General. After residency, he joined the United States Public Health Service working within the streptococcal disease unit of the CDC and later became United States Deputy Regional Health Director for the Northeast. After leaving public service, Dr. Yager returned to Atlanta to open his own practice.
Patients visiting Dr. Yager can receive a full range of medical services. He provides cardiovascular screening visits, annual pediatric checkups, annual physical examinations, and prescriptions and refills. Treatment is also available for issues including asthma, migraine, arthritis, food intolerance, and general illness.