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Michael Bays

Dr. Bays is a gastroenterologist in the Cape Coral area. He is affiliated with Gulf Coast Medical Center and 2 more hospitals.
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70 doctors
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71 doctors
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35 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bays saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more gastritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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14 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more hemorrhoid patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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15 doctors
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14 doctors
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Dr. Bays saw more benign polyps patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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49 doctors
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48 doctors
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24 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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9 doctors
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Dr. Bays saw more colon polyps patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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12 doctors
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Dr. Bays saw more diverticulosis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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48 doctors
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48 doctors
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Dr. Bays saw more acid reflux patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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83 doctors
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82 doctors
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41 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more indigestion patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more hiatal hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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23 doctors
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24 doctors
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11 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more birth defects patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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Dr. Bays saw more congenital disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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33 doctors
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32 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more diarrhea patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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40 doctors
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40 doctors
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19 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more liver condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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29 doctors
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29 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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80 doctors
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80 doctors
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39 doctors
Dr. Bays saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Cape Coral area. Learn more.

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59 doctors
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59 doctors
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29 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more anemia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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32 doctors
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32 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more constipation patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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36 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more hemorrhage patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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Dr. Bays saw more hepatitis C patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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15 doctors
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Dr. Bays saw more hepatitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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Dr. Bays saw more ulcerative colitis (UC) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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29 doctors
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28 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more gastroenteritis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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11 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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10 doctors
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9 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more colon cancer patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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17 doctors
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18 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Bays saw more diverticulitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Cape Coral area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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3 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Bays saw anal polyp patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Cape Coral area. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Bays accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Anoscopy $124 – 296
Colonoscopy (screening) $817 – 1,980
Sigmoidoscopy $355 – 1,555
Small intestinal endoscopy $807 – 2,708
Upper endoscopy $1,118 – 2,526

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Locations

Dr. Bays sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Fort Myers Eye Surgery Center
4790 Barkley Cir
Fort Myers, FL 33907
901 miles away
  • Spanish
Office
1303 SE 8th Ter
Cape Coral, FL 33990
900 miles away

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Credentials
  • Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1986
  • Providence Hospital and Medical Centers Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Bays is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Gulf Coast Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2018)
  • Healthpark Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2018)
  • Lee Memorial Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2018)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health Net
  • Health New England
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Physicians Health plan
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield