Dr. Kathryn Bates, DO

Dr. Kathryn Bates, DO

Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Kathryn Bates, DO is a cardiology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University in 1995 and specializes in cardiology.

1601 N Swan Rd

Tucson, AZ 85712

Contact Information

(520) 615-1023

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 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.

Chest Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 96% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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10  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of Midwestern University, Midwestern University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bates' Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bates to family and friends
20 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 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

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I talked to Dr. Bates when she was on call because I was having a significantly elevated BP rate. She really didn't give me the time of day. "Take another .5mg of lisinopri" if your BP isn't below 170 after an hour or so." I called her back because it didn't go below that reading. She was clearly...more
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Dr Bates is amazing! Her assistant was so sweet as well. They are both hilarious. In regards to my husbands heart defects, Dr Bates gave us peace of mind. She explained things in terms in which we could understand. She even mentioned things we have never heard or new about his condition. She spent...more
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My experience with Dr. Bates has been very positive. My experience with the office has been very disappointing. It is time to replace my pacemaker. In the past month I have contacted the office three times to schedule the replacement. I have received no response to any of my calls.
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Dr. Bates treated my husband after he was released from the hospital. We both felt she did not take time to answer all our questions, was superficial in her examination, rushed us through appointments, missed some important observations that were picked up by the doctor we changed to and in...more
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Dr Bates takes the necessary time to explain issues and will call after hours when necessary. Her practice is made even better by the fact she is an avid biker and athlete thus understanding the impact such activities have on the cardio system. Her collegues doing the testing are capable and...more
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