Dr. James Bates, MD
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Dr. James Bates, MD

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Male

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Dr. James Bates, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor who practices in Meridian, ID. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

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    Dr. Bates' Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bates to family and friends
    3.8
    based on 25 total surveys (1 with a review)
    Dr. Bates' Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (1)
    Dr. Bates and staff are professional and compassionate. I had to travel frequently for work and he was always willing to work with my busy schedule. He also helped get my pain under control when I was barely functioning.
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    Dr. Bates' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    •  Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    •  Malpractice claims in Idaho not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Conditions Treated

    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hand Conditions
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Low Back Pain
    • Morton's Neuroma
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Upper Back Pain

    Education

    • Medical School
      Creighton Univ Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1987

    • Residency Hospital
      Sacred Heart Med Center
      University Mo Columbia School Med

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Procedures Performed

    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Trigger Point Injection