Dr. Vernice Bates, MD

Dr. Vernice Bates, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(6)
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Dr. Vernice Bates, MD is a neurology specialist in Amherst, NY and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from UNIV OF OK COLL OF MED in 1973 and specializes in neurology and stroke neurology.

3980 Sheridan Dr

Amherst, NY 14226

Contact Information

(716) 250-2000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Independent Health
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Stroke Neurology
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
8

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Stroke
  • Ataxia
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Insomnia
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • UNIV OF OK COLL OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Letterman Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Dent Neurologic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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
4.0
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Bates' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Bates has been monitoring a benign Meningioma discovered about two years ago. He is always friendly, thorough, straightforward and professional. He always apologizes if running late.
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