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Specialties & Research
Dr. Michael Bates, MD, PHD is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology.
- He has special expertise in 4 areas:
- Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
- Lactose Intolerance
- Short Bowel Syndrome
Education & Awards
Dr. Bates graduated from Duke University , Durham.
Dr. Bates has 8 hospital affiliations:
- Asheville Specialty Hospital
- Mission Children's Hospital