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Dr. Vernice Bates, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Bates

DENT Neurologic Institute

3980 Sheridan Dr Amherst, NY 14226

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(716) 250-2000


Dr. Vernice Bates, MD is a neurology specialist in Amherst, NY and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med in 1973 and specializes in neurology.


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(716) 250-2000

Dr. Bates accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
Independent Health
Encompass
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Bates' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bates treats Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Bates treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Carotid Artery Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bates treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Bates treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
Brain Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bates treats Brain Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Bates treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Bates' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Stroke
  • Ataxia
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Insomnia
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Bates' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bates

4.0

Based on 6 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(4)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
33.333333333333336%
(2)
1 Star
0%
(0)

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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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About Me

Biography

Dr. Vernice Bates, MD is a neurology specialist in Amherst, NY and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med in 1973 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

Dent Neurologic Institute
Fellowship Hospital
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Letterman Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1973
Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Medical School
1973

Awards

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69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average