Dr. Thomas Edward Bates MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
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Dr. Thomas Bates has 1 office location.
Carteret Surgical Assoc
3714 Guardian Ave
Ste E
Morehead City, NC 28557

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Bates is Excellent. Dr. Bates has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.8
  • Currently 3.75 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Thomas Bates, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Bates graduated from Temple University Physicians, Philadelphia. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)


Dr. Bates has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Carteret County Gen Hospital 
  • Carteret General Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Bates accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina - 17 plans
  • Cigna - 11 plans
  • Humana - 5 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans


  • Spanish

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Where does Dr. Thomas E. Bates practice?
Dr. Thomas Bates practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near Morehead City, NC.
See Morehead City Orthopedic Surgeons.