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

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Coats is Good. Dr. Coats has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Coats graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012)


Dr. Coats has 18 hospital affiliations:

  • Holy Cross Hospital (on staff) 
  • University Hospital & Med Cen 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. John A Coats MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. John A. Coats practice?
Dr. John Coats has 3 office locations.
Dr. John Coats practices Neurological Surgery near Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Additional practice locations include: Tamarac, FL and Pompano Beach, FL.
See Fort Lauderdale Neurological Surgeons.