Dr. Michael John Bates MD Surgeon

Dr. Michael Bates is a surgeon in Iowa City, Iowa. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ochsner Medical Center and Riverview Hospital. He received his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School and has been in practice for 8 years. He is one of 18 doctors at Ochsner Medical Center and one of 15 at Riverview Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Office Location

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency, General Surgery, 2000 - 2005

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 2005 - 2007

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2012

IA State Medical License
Active through 2013

LA State Medical License
Active through 2012

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Elevation of miR-221 and -222 in the internal mammary arteries of diabetic subjects and normalization with metformin.
Coleman, C. B.,Lightell, D. J.,Moss, S. C.,Bates, M.,Parrino, P. E.,Woods, T. C.

Current changes in residency: a view from the front line.
Bates, M.J.

Twenty-year survivors of heart transplantation at Stanford University.
Deuse, T., Haddad, F., Pham, M., Hunt, S., Valantine, H., Bates, M. J., Mallidi, H. R., Oyer, P. E., Robbins, R. C., Reitz, B. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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