Yates Institute of Plastic Surgery

Education & Affiliations


Dr. Yates began her training at the extremely prestigious Imperial College London, where she received dual degrees, a bachelor of science (Bsc) from which she graduated with honors, and her medical degree (MD). Dr. Yates continued her medical education at the world-renown Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, where she spent 1 year doing research, and published several articles in leading scientific journals. After completing her intern year at St Mary’s Hospital, UK England, she obtained membership to the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS). Her academic excellence took her to an elite residency program at University of Chicago Medical Center here she completed 6 years of focused plastic surgery training. During her residency, she trained under the mentorship of a plethora of pioneers and leaders in the field of aesthetic and reconstructive surgery including past presidents of: The American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery(ASRM), and The Aesthetic Surgical Education and Research Foundation (ASERF) .


+ Institutions

Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK

  • MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery), with Honors
  • Intercalated BSc Surgery and Anesthesia, with Honors

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY (Research)

St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK (Intern Year)

University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

  • Integrated Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency

+ Memberships

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Candidate member American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Candidate member of the American Society of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery
  • Broward County Medical Association

+ Affiliations

  • NOVA Southeastern University - Affiliated Assistant Professor
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida - Clinical Instructor
  • Barry University - Clinical Instructor