Dr. Thomas Vates, MD

Dr. Thomas Vates, MD

Pediatric Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Thomas Vates, MD is a pediatric urology specialist in East Brunswick, NJ and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in pediatric urology and urology.

Hackensack Meridian Medical Group - Ped. Urology

557 Cranbury Rd Ste 4

East Brunswick, NJ 08816
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 94% of peers
Excision of Testicular Lesion
very high
more than 22% of peers
Incomplete Circumcision Repair
more than 62% of peers

Dr. Vates'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.

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Urology
  • Urology

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

11  Conditions Treated

  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Hypospadias
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

5  Procedures

  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vates' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vates to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vates' 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 (3)

Is good doctor I recommending de vates
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This doctor was recommended by our pediatrician. New pt, got there early, filled out paperwork. We were seen quickly and Dr Vates was professional, courteous and explained exactly what needed to get done. Minor surgery needed so hopefully things will follow suit.
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New patient. Appointment at 10 got here 9:40 to fill out papers, its 10:50 still sittjng in the waiting room.... ????
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