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Dr. James Bates, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.1 (15)
Map Pin Small San Diego, CA
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. James Bates, MD

Dr. James Bates, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in San Diego, CA. They graduated from University of cincinnati and is affiliated with Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, Sharp Coronado Hospital and Sharp Grossmont Hospital. Dr. Bates, completed a residency at Cornell U/NY Hosp&Cornell University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Bates an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Bates works at Practice in San Diego, CA with other offices in La Mesa, CA and Coronado, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Patellar Fracture, Knee Fracture and Knee Ligament Tears along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Bates' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Alvarado Orthopedic Medical Group Inc.
    5555 Reservoir Dr Ste 104, San Diego, CA 92120 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 286-9480
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Grossmont Imaging Open Mri
    8860 Center Dr Ste 350, La Mesa, CA 91942 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 286-9480
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
  3. 3
    Grossmont Hospital Corporation
    5555 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (610) 740-6000
  4. 4
    Sharp Coronado Hospital and Healthcare Center
    250 Prospect Pl, Coronado, CA 92118 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 522-3600

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
  • Sharp Coronado Hospital
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Patellar Fracture
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Patellar Fracture
Knee Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
Meniscus Tear
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Baker’s Cyst
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chondromalacia
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Femur Fracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Tendinitis
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee Osteophyte
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Tibial Fracture
Wrist Fracture
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Arthrocentesis
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement with Robotic Assist
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee Replacement
Somatic Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Avascular Necrosis
Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Bunion
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Cancer
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Osteophyte
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femoral Neck Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
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Genu Valgum
Genu Varum
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Growth Disorders
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Hip Osteophyte
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Humerus Fracture
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Lupus
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Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Epicondylitis
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteoporosis
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Fracture
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Polio Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Schmorl's Nodes
Sciatica
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Osteophyte
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Osteophyte
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tenosynovitis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Finger
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
ACL Surgery
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Arm Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Bone Scan
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Fracture Care
Hammer Toe Repair
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Surgery
Hip Dislocation
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Resurfacing
Joint Drainage
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Surgery
Laser Surgery
Meniscus Surgery
Microsurgical Procedure
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Partial Hip Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
Physical Therapy
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Synovial Biopsy
Total Hip Replacement
Total Joint Replacement
Trigger Point Injection
Wound Repair
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    4.1
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Specialties*
    Languages Spoken
    • English, German
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    NPI Number
    • 1174692206
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Cornell U/NY Hosp&Cornell University Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Naval Medical Center San Diego
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of cincinnati
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Amherst College
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. James Bates, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Bates is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Bates has seen patients for Patellar Fracture, Knee Fracture and Knee Ligament Tears, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Bates on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Bates. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Bates.

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