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Neurological Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
15 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. George Vates is Good. Dr. Vates has been reviewed by 27 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
Promptness 3.5
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. George Vates, MD, PHD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations)
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Endarterectomy
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Stroke
  • Vascular Malformations

Education & Awards

Dr. Vates graduated from Cornell University, New York. He has 6 awards.

American Association of Neurological Surgeons 2006
Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation Fellowship
Anspach Award for Original Research in Cerebral Ischemia and Protection 2007
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Reviewer for St. Michael's Hospital Animal Care Committee
AANS Leadership Scholarship for Young Neurosurgeons


Dr. Vates has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Unity Hospital 
  • ViaHealth - Rochester General Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. George E Vates MD and PHD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. George E. Vates practice?
Dr. George Vates has 1 office location.
Dr. George Vates practices Neurological Surgery near Rochester, NY.
See Rochester Neurological Surgeons.