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Dr. Brian Bates, MD

Dr. Brian Bates, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 58

  

Dr. Brian Bates, MD is a general surgery specialist in Niles, MI and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery, colorectal surgery, and more.


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(269) 235-9204

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Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Fortis Benefits Insurance Company
HealthSmart
Humana
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North America Administrators (NAA)
Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana, Inc.
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Physicians Care Network
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Trustmark Companies
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Dr. Bates' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bates treats Abdominal Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Bates treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bates treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Bates treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bates treats Hemorrhoids more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Bates treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Bates' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Debridement
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Brian Bates, MD is a general surgery specialist in Niles, MI and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in general surgery, colorectal surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1992
Pontiac Genl Hosp-N Oakland Mc
Residency Hospital
1986
Loma Linda School Of Medicine
Medical School
1992
1986

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