Consultant Thoracic Physician

Professor Deborah Yates

MB, BChir, MSc, MD, AFOM(UK), Dip Occ Med, FRCP, FRACP
Professor Deborah Yates
Special Interests
  • Occupational lung diseases including silicosis and asbestosis
  • Asthma including occupational asthma
  • Rare lung diseases including lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) and Birt Hogg Dube syndrome
  • Thoracic medicine
  • Obstructive lung disease
  • COPD
  • Asbestos related disorders
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Deborah Yates is a Respiratory Physician in the Department of Thoracic Medicine at the St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney and a Conjoint Professor at the University of NSW. She has a longstanding clinical and research interest in obstructive lung disease, including asthma, COPD and lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), and also in occupational lung disorders. She has published widely in the field of asthma and occupational lung disease including asbestos-related disorders and occupational asthma.

Deborah’s current research interests also include the development of non-invasive methods for assessing lung disease, including the use of exhaled nitric oxide as a clinical tool for assessing asthma.

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