Dr. Richard D. Coats MD Surgeon

Dr. Richard Coats is a surgeon in Belleville, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memorial Hospital and St. Elizabeth's Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Coats accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Memorial Hospital and one of 13 at St. Elizabeth's Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Vascular

Clinical Interests: Cerebrovascular Circulation, Vascular Diseases

Education & Medical Training

Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1997 - 1997

University of Missouri-Columbia
Residency, General Surgery, 1997 - 2002

University of Missouri-Columbia
Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, 2002 - 2004

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Gastrointestinal bleeding as the initial manifestation of a polyarteritis nodosa-associated hepatic artery aneurysm-duodenal fistula--a case report.
Shuster, T. A., Almeida, J., Coats, R., Kalra, A., Silver, D.

Heparin-associated antiplatelet antibodies increase morbidity and mortality in hemodialysis patients.
Mureebe, L., Coats, R.D., Silliman, W.R., Shuster, T.A., Nichols, W.K., Silver, D.

Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia: twenty-nine years later.
Shuster, T.A., Silliman, W.R., Coats, R.D., Mureebe, L., Silver, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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