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Since Dr. Matthew Yaeger began practicing Pediatrics in 1995, his goal has been to make young patients feel comfortable and parents feel confident.


Dr. Yaeger grew up in Dallas, He is a Jesuit alumnus (and the proud father of a Jesuit Ranger, as well as an Ursuline Bear, and three Christ the King Crusaders).  After graduating from Georgetown University, he completed medical school in Houston at the University of Texas Health Science Center.  Dr. Yaeger returned to his native Dallas to complete his residency training in Pediatrics at UT Southwestern.


Dr. Neely, Dr. Watkins, and Dr. Yaeger founded Pediatricians of Dallas in 1999.  He enjoys teaching medical students and volunteers at the North Dallas Shared Ministries Clinic.


Dr. Yaeger has an active family life with his lovely wife Suzy (his college sweetheart), their three daughters, two sons, and two dogs.  He is active in his church, Christ the King, and is involved in his children’s schools.  He enjoys coaching his children’s basketball teams, as well as cheering for the Dallas Mavericks and Georgetown Hoyas. Other interests include beer, cars, and bowling.  He likes both cake and pie.

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