Dr. Yardley is a Cardiologist with extensive clinical and research experience in multiple Cardiology disciplines. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Illinois State University, then matriculated from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. After a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of California at Davis, he finished his Invasive Cardiology training at Yale-affiliated Saint Vincent Hospital in Bridgeport, Connecticut. In addition to general consultative cardiology, his skills include:

Coronary and Peripheral Angioplasty
Coronary and Peripheral Stenting
Coronary and Peripheral Atherectomy
Coronary Laser
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Cardiac Pacing
Heart Failure Management
Nuclear Cardiology

As an Interventional Cardiologist, Dr. Yardley holds board certifications in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology, and is also recognized as a Nuclear Cardiologist by the American Board of Nuclear Cardiology. He is an m Fellow of the American College of Cardiologists. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association and the American Medical Association.

As Director of Clinical Research and Director of the Heart Failure Clinic at Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, Illinois, Dr. Yardley participated in projects including testing of numerous drugs for the treatment of Heart Failure. He was also a lead investigator in the use of Excimer Laser in Coronary Vein-Graft Revascularization. Other research trials included a pilot study for use of Hirudin for the prevention of coronary clots during Coronary Stenting.

As a Partner in South Heart Clinic, Dr. Yardley is known as a strong patient advocate. He has served in various capacities at Valley Baptist, Harlingen, including Chairman of Medicine, Member of Executive Committee, Physician’s Advisory Committee, and Director of Infusion Unit.

Dr. Yardley has staff privileges at:

Harlingen Medical Center
Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen
Knapp Medical Center
Solara Hospital

Dr. Yardley and his partners at South Heart Clinic are accepting new patients at their clinics at Harlingen and Weslaco.