Dr. James Bates, MD

Dr. James Bates, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(26)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Bates, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Meridian, ID and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Creighton Univ Sch Of Med in 1987 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

2690 S Eagle Rd Ste 150

Meridian, ID 83642

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
high
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
26

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Sacred Heart Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Mo Columbia School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bates' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bates to family and friends
3.8
based on 26 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

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 Comments (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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Bates accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
    Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.