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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Patrick Coates, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Coates has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Patrick Coates, FACS, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Obesity

Education & Awards

Dr. Coates graduated from University of Guadalajara, Mexico, San Antonio. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014 - 2015)


Dr. Coates has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Stanislaus Surgical Hospital 
  • Memorial Medical Center Modesto 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Patrick James Coates FACS and MD is a male Surgeon, has 34 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Patrick J. Coates practice?
Dr. Patrick Coates has 1 office location.
Dr. Patrick Coates practices Surgery near Modesto, CA.
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