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Vernice Bates, MD

Dr. Bates is a neurologist in the Buffalo area. He is affiliated with Sisters of Charity Hospital-St Joseph Campus and 3 more hospitals.
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Dr. Bates saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more cerebrovascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more ankylosing spondylitis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Bates saw more stroke patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more brain aneurysm patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more aneurysm patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more transient ischemic attack (TIA) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more migraine patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more brain tumor patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more concussion patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.
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Dr. Bates saw more memory loss patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more hydrocephalus patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more birth defects patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more congenital disorders patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more headaches patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more Chiari malformation patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more pinched nerve patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more dementia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more fainting patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more hemorrhage patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more multiple sclerosis (MS) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more neck pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more herniated disc patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Dr. Bates saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Buffalo area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Locations

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

Dent Neurologic Institute
3980 Sheridan Dr
Buffalo, NY 14226
257 miles away
Dent Imaging Centers
3980A Sheridan Dr
Buffalo, NY 14226
257 miles away
Dent Neurologic Institute
200 Sterling Dr
Orchard Park, NY 14127
256 miles away

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Credentials
  • Walter Sisulu University Faculty of Health Sciences
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1977
  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1973

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Psychiatry & Neurology
    3. Neurology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Psychiatry & Neurology
    3. Vascular Neurology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Psychiatry & Neurology
    3. Neurology With Special Qualifications In Child Neurology

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Sisters of Charity Hospital-St Joseph Campus
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Eastern Niagara Hospital
    D
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • 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
  • Community Health Options
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • SummaCare
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield