Dr. George E Vates MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. George Vates is a neurosurgeon in Rochester, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Rochester General Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Vates accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Rochester General Hospital and one of 12 at Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Rochester General Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester
Ranked #29 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Unity Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1997 - 2003

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Positron emission tomography-computed tomography coregistration for diagnosis and intraoperative localization in recurrent nelson syndrome.
Hintz, E. B.,Tomlin, J. M.,Chengazi, V.,Vates, G. E.

Pituitary adenoma with mucin cells in a man with an unusual presentation of carney complex.
Yeaney, G. A.,Brathwaite, J. M.,Dashnaw, M. L.,Vates, G. E.,Calvi, L. M.

Intracranial Salivary Gland Choristoma within Optic Nerve Dural Sheath: Case Report and Review of the Literature.
Hintz, E. B.,Yeaney, G. A.,Buchberger, G. K.,Vates, G. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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