Dr. Jim Bates, DO

Dr. Jim Bates, DO

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. Jim Bates, DO is a general surgery specialist in Bullhead City, AZ and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from DES MOINES UNIV COLL OF OSTEO MED & SURG in 1971 and specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.

2744 Silver Creek Rd

Bullhead City, AZ 86442

Contact Information

(928) 704-7166

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bates performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Aneurysm
very high
more than 98% of peers
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
more than 97% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Bates's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • DES MOINES UNIV COLL OF OSTEO MED & SURG
    Medical School | Graduated 1971

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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bates to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Bates' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

There is n other Dr. to compare this Dr. with he listens to you and you can't go wrong.Very skilled and trustworthy so is his staff.
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He is an excellent doctor would recommend him highly
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