Dr. Tamara Coates, MD

Dr. Tamara Coates, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Tamara Coates, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Silver Spring, MD and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from UMDNJ Robt W Johnson Med School in 1991 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

1400 Forest Glen Rd Ste 525

Silver Spring, MD 20910

Contact Information

(301) 593-8101

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Maternal Anemia
very high
more than 90% of peers
Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Coates'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

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

25  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Pap Smear
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • UMDNJ Robt W Johnson Med School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Franklin Square Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Coates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Coates' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Coates to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Coates' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

We saw Dr. Coates a few months ago as first time parents. She was abrupt and would not answer our questions. We were very new to this pregnancy thing and had some serious concerns that she refused to check out or answer our questions about. She ran tests w/o telling us what they were for and we...more
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