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Dr Kirsty Yates

Consultant in Neurodevelopmental Paediatrics

Dr Yates has worked in paediatrics in the North East since 1999, predominantly at the RVI (Great North Children's Hospital). During her training, she spent additional time gaining experience in child psychiatry and adolescent health. She is dual accredited in both community child health and general paediatrics and took up a consultant post with the Trust in March 2012. 

Dr Yates works part time in North Durham and with bases at Stanley Primary Care Centre and Chester-le-Street Community Hospital. She provides assessments and outpatient consultations for children and young people with concerns about their development working as part of a multidisciplinary team. A predominant part of her her work is in the multi-agency assessment of possible autism spectrum condtions.

  • Department: Paediatrics
  • Speciality: Paediatrics
  • Based at Hospital site: Chester-le-Street Community Hospital
  • Special interests: Autism spectrum conditions, adolescent health, child mental health.
  • Secretary: Gaynor Adamson
  • Qualifications: MBBS, MRCPCH
  • Date added to the specialist register: 2012 dual accreditation in paediatrics and community child health.

Contact Information

Tel: 0191 387 6354

'As I was very, very nervous, I must have been the worst patient ever and they were brilliant with me and I can't thank them enough - could you please pass on my sincere thanks.'

Patient, Hysteroscopy Unit, Chester-le-Street Community Hospital