Dr. Yanes was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He attended the University of Texas at San Antonio and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He attended medical school at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and earned his Medical Doctor diploma in 2009. He successfully completed all the requirements for resident training at the Christus Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency here in San Antonio.
Dr. Yanes has been very active in volunteer mission work and is part of the CMDA organization which provides both medical and dental aid to border towns in Texas. His passion is to serve his community for those that are in need. Dr. Yanes also believes in speaking to local high schools around San Antonio by providing information on scholarships to universities and preparing those students for their future careers.