Dr. Toby Bates, DO

Dr. Toby Bates, DO

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Toby Bates, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001 and specializes in rheumatology.

133 Brookline Ave

Boston, MA 02215

Contact Information

(617) 421-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Bates

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Top Care Areas

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

Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
more than 89% of peers
more than 88% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Bates'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

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

42  Conditions Treated


Read Less

2  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Bates does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Bates and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Bates' Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

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 (1)

Always professional but personable. Able to listen and respond appropriately, leaving me feeling like I have had a thorough examination, review of medications, and suggestions for on-going care and treatment. I have recommended him to family members and friends.
Was this helpful? thumbs up icon optionthumbs down icon option
Flag this
Are you Dr. Bates?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Nearby doctors with similar experience