Dr. Thomas Oates, MD

Dr. Thomas Oates, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
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Dr. Thomas Oates, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Lakeland, FL and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health in 1972 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.

1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd

Lakeland, FL 33805

Contact Information

(863) 680-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Oates'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.

3  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

37  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

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.

Education

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • University Fla
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Fla
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Fla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Oates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Oates' Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Oates to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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

Dr. Oates' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have been a patient of Dr. Oates for 20+ years and he is an outstanding physician. He always responds to questions in a frank manner and if options to your questions he provides them. He has a “low key” personality and never criticizes patient’s personal actions or non-actions. His nursing/admin...more
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Dr. Oates is very through, and competent. However Dr. Oates staff is poor at best. When calling to schedule a follow up appointment, staff on more than one occasion had no idea that tests were to accompany the appointment. Recently a staff member called to reschedule an existing appointment,...more
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