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Dr. Brian Coates, DO

General Surgery ·  Male

Dr. Coates

Dr. Brian Coates, DO is a general surgery specialist in Flagstaff, AZ. He graduated from Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University and specializes in general surgery, trauma surgery, and more.


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(928) 773-2222

Dr. Coates accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Bluegrass Family Health
Worker's Compensation WC
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Humana
Medicaid
NGS CoreSource
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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Dr. Coates' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coates performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Coates performs this procedure more than 37% of his peers

Obesity
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Dr. Coates treats Obesity more than 27% of his peers

Dr. Coates treats this condition more than 27% of his peers

Umbilical Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coates treats Umbilical Hernia more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Coates treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Coates' conditions and procedures:

  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Obesity
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

About Me

Biography

Dr. Brian Coates, DO is a general surgery specialist in Flagstaff, AZ. He graduated from Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University and specializes in general surgery, trauma surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Banner Good Samaritan
Residency Hospital
Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University
Medical School

Awards

Dr. Coates' Reviews

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3.5

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Very professional and did an excellent job on my surgery
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I appreciated his laid back, yet professional manner. He answered all of my questions in depth and made a stressful situation into a positive experience.
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Dr. Coates performed a temporal artery biopsy on me a couple of months ago. Weeks after, when the surgical sites were still extremely painful and oozing puss, I went back to see him. Without more than a glance, he told me everything was fine and that it may take a bit longer to fully heal. Now, I...Read More
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No compassion, he made my anxiety go through the roof with his condescending comments and his arrogant attitude. I was so uncomfortable.... My situation was already bad enough before I had to let a strange man near my unauthorized areas. He didn't help in easing my concerns AT ALL.
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Dr Coates is positive and talented Dr. He is trustworthy and confident in his work. I highly recommend him.
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