Dr. Gordon Wright Bates MD Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Dr. Gordon Bates is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Birmingham, Alabama and is affiliated with University of Alabama Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Bates accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 37 doctors at University of Alabama Hospital who specialize in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Obstetrician-Gynecologist: Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Hospital Affiliation

University of Alabama Hospital
High performing in Gynecology

Education & Medical Training

University of Tennessee
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1991 - 1995

Harvard Medical School
Fellowship, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, 1998 - 2001

University of Alabama School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

AL State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Favourable metabolic effects of a eucaloric lower-carbohydrate diet in women with PCOS.
Gower, B. A.,Chandler-Laney, P. C.,Ovalle, F.,Goree, L. L.,Azziz, R.,Desmond, R. A.,Granger, W. M.,Goss, A. M.,Bates, G. W.

Antral follicle count predicts natural menopause in a population-based sample: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Women's Study.
Wellons, M. F.,Bates, G. W.,Schreiner, P. J.,Siscovick, D. S.,Sternfeld, B.,Lewis, C. E.

Longterm management of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).
Bates, G. W.,Legro, R. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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