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About Dr. Brian J Coates

Dr. Brian J Coates, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Flagstaff, AZ. He has 11 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Coates is affiliated with Flagstaff Medical Center. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brian J Coates is Great. Dr. Brian J Coates has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Brian J Coates is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Flagstaff Surgical Associates

77 W Forest Ave Ste 201
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
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Dr. Brian J Coates has the following 1 specialty

  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)


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I think he is great

He has operated on me 3 times and I look forward to my visits with him because he is so personable and takes time to put you at ease.

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Arrogant and Unhelpful

Saw Dr. Coates for a post-op appointment. He was not the doctor that performed the surgery at FMC (that doctor doesn't have an office). Asked a number of questions about what was done because one insicion site did not appear as expected. He immediately had an attitude saying, "I don't know, I wasn't there." Overall, he acted arrogantly and brushed off almost every quesiton that was asked. Twice, he said, "you don't trust me." No one questioned his knowledge as a doctor, just wanted to get a clear understnading of the surgical site and a few concerns that went with it. I cannot speak of his skills as a surgeon, but I would never go to him because of his poor bedside manner, cocky attidue, and unwillingness to explain things.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Coates is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    11 Years Experience

  • University Of Arizona College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2007

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Brian J Coates accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Health Net
    • Health Net AZ PPO HSA
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Flagstaff Surgical Associates, 77 W Forest Ave Ste 201, Flagstaff, AZ
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