Dr. Michael Bates, MD

Dr. Michael Bates, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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49 y/o
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Dr. Michael Bates, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, and more.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Always Care Benefits
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • EyeMed Vision Care

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bates' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bates treats Heart Disease more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Bates treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Aortic Valve Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bates treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Bates treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Aortic Valve Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bates performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Bates performs this procedure more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Bates' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Endocarditis
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Transplant
Impella Device
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lung Transplant
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pericardial Disease
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thrombosis
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transmycardial Laser Revascularization
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

It is my duty to always put patients first.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2008
Stanford University
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Cardiothoracic Residency
Residency Hospital
2005
Ochsner Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2000
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Medical School
1991
Appalachian State University
Undergraduate School
2008
2007
2005
2000
1991

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Use of pulmonary arteriovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in conjunction with the total artificial heart., January 201
  • Pacemaker use following heart transplantation,
  • Preoperative Administration of Vitamin K Reduces Bleeding in Patients Receiving Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices, 2017
  • Lung transplantation and the routine use of cardiopulmonary bypass and median sternotomy: experience at the Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute., 2017

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant, Member
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Member
  • Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, Member

Dr. Bates' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bates

4.9

Based on 7 reviews

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4 Stars
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One of the best physicians I have been to. Very patient and very thorough. Did not make me feel he had somewhere else to be. Gave me ample to time to go through my list of questions. He even asked my husband if he had any questions or concerns. Very satisfied.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Better Health
Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna POS
Behavioral Health
Always Care Benefits
Standard Plan
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Behavioral Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
EyeMed Vision Care
EyePrefer Essential Plan
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Worker's Compensation WC
Galaxy Health Network
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Health Care Alliance Pool
Health Payors Organization
Health Payors Organization PPO
HealthSmart
HealthSmart POS
HealthSmart PPO
Humana Veterans
LACare
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Mississippi Health Partners
MultiPlan
National Preferred Provider Network
Optum
Behavioral Health
PHCS
PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
Spectera
Three Rivers Provider Network
United Healthcare Community Plan
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization
WellCare
WellCare PPO

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