David Yates has been a Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at York Teaching Hospital since August 2008. He graduated from Leeds University in 1999 and remained in the Yorkshire region for Registrar training.
His clinical work involves running a pre-assessment clinic, anaesthesia for major general and vascular surgery and Intensive Care Medicine. Current interests include the identification and management of the high-risk surgical patient, regional anaesthesia and improving patient safety.
He is the Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Clinical Priority Lead for the Comprehensive Local Research Network and his research interests include the use of Dopexamine in high risk surgical patients, the use of CPX testing for risk stratification and most recently, the use of hydroxethyl starch for intraoperative haemodynamic optimization.