J. Eric Yates, MD


  • 2016-2018 / Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Fellowship, Nephrology
  • 2013-2016 / Wake Forest Baptist Health,    Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Residency, Internal Medicine
  • 2009-2013 / Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • 2005-2009 / Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, Arkansas, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry

Work Experience

  • 2018-Present / Clinical Nephrologist, Mountain Kidney and Hypertension Associates, PA


  • Medical License / North Carolina Physician License - 201801453
  • Certification / American Board of Internal Medicine, 2016
  • American Board of Nephrology, 2018

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mission-St. Joseph's Health System
  • Care Partners Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Pardee Memorial Hospital
  • McDowell Hospital
  • Highlands – Cashiers Regional Hospital
  • Angel Medical Center
  • Blue Ridge Regional Hospital

Professional Affiliations / Committees

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • Renal Physicians Association


  • 2009-2013 / Recipient of Joey Overby IV Memorial Scholarship, Wake Forest School of Medicine
  • 2009-2012 / Recipient of Medical Center Guild Scholarship, Wake Forest School of Medicine


  • Liou A, Yates JE, Skiver B, Persad P, Rocco M. A Case of Drug-Induced Thrombotic Microangiopathy Following Administration of Alemtuzumab for Treatment of Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2019 May;73(5):615-619.
  • Murea M, James KM, Russell GB, Byrum GV 3rd, Yates JE. Risk of catheter-related bloodstream infection in elderly patients on hemodialysis. Clinical journal of American Society of Nephrology. 2014 Apr;9(4):764-70.
  • Yates JE, Bleyer AJ, Yosipovitch G, Sangueza OP, Murea M. Enigmatic pruritus in a kidney transplant patient. Clinical Kidney Journal. 2013 Apr;6{2):194-8.
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