Dr. Brian Bates, MD

Dr. Brian Bates, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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58 y/o
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Dr. Brian Bates, MD is a general surgery specialist in Niles, MI and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.

Lakeland General Surgery, Niles

42 N Saint Joseph Ave Ste 100

Niles, MI 49120
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • ASR Health Benefits
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Fortis Benefits Insurance Company
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • North America Administrators (NAA)
  • Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana, Inc.
  • Physicians' Care Network

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Dr. Bates' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
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
high
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
high
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 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 26 years. He specializes in general surgery, colon & rectal surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1992
    Pontiac Genl Hosp-N Oakland Mc
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1986
    Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1986

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Aetna
ASR Health Benefits
ASR
Assurant Health
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Fortis Benefits Insurance Company
HealthSmart
Humana
Nippon Life Benefits
North America Administrators (NAA)
Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana, Inc.
Physicians' Care Network
Physicians Care Network
Priority Health
Starmark
Trustmark Companies
Trustmark Insurance Company
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
US Health and Life Insurance Company

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