Dr. Paul Bates, DO

Dr. Paul Bates, DO

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Paul Bates, DO is a family medicine specialist in Plantation, FL. He specializes in family medicine.

Plantation Family Medical Associates

201 NW 82nd Ave Ste 401

Plantation, FL 33324
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Bates' Experience

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 Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice/OMT
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bates "You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked toprovide a full range of service and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of our medical team."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice/OMT
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians*

52  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Southeastern University Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated

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
31 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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Dr. Bates' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I went to him as a primary dr for a few minor conditions) but my most recent was for a very serious condition, which is majorly mental but has many physical side effects & the nurses were more annoyed at the tests they had to do (sitting AND standing bp/HR, etc.) than understanding and the dr told...more
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In reading a recent review for Dr. Bates, I was very disappointed at the person's assessment of him. I also have known and been a patient of Dr. Bates for 30years. He has been a caring, attentive, down to earth doctor. I know several patients who also see him and love him, obviously this person was...more
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As another person reviewed, they terminated my entire family from his practice after 30 years of going to him. I always told my parents we could find better. Not only did he put my father on Xanax for tinnitus for the past 6 years at 1mg a day, but when they were bought out, they refused to fill...more
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Everything is great. People are super nice here.
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I would recommend Dr. Bates to anyone. He is always available for an appt., is friendly and takes the time to make sure his patients get the appropriate care each time they come in.
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