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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Carol Bates is Good. Dr. Bates has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Carol Bates, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Education & Awards

Dr. Bates graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. She has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2013 - 2016)
Level II
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2013 - 2016)


Dr. Bates has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Needham Campus, Inc.L CORP 
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
  • Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians (HMFP) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 


  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Creole

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Additional Information
Dr. Carol Kurtz Bates MD is a female Internist, has 28 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. Carol K. Bates practice?
Dr. Carol Bates has 1 office location.
Dr. Carol Bates practices Internal Medicine near Boston, MA.
See Boston Internists.