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Specialties & Research

Dr. Joe Bates, MD is board certified in Pediatrics and Psychiatry.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Bates graduated from Louisiana State University at New Orleans.


Dr. Bates has 1 hospital affiliations:

  • Rusk State Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Joe Boyd Bates MD is a male Pediatrician, has 47 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics and Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Joe B. Bates practice?
Dr. Joe Bates has 2 office locations.
Dr. Joe Bates practices Pediatrics and Psychiatry near Tyler, TX.
See Tyler Pediatricians and Tyler Psychiatrists.