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400 W. Camino Casa Verde,
Suite 200
Green Valley, AZ 85614
Phone: 520-625-1760
Fax: 520-648-9496

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6567 E. Carondelet Dr.
Suite 225
Tucson, AZ 85710
Phone: 520-886-3432
Fax: 520-886-0169

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Kathryn L. Bates, DO, FACC, FASE

Cardiology & Cardiovascular Disease

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
434 Ratings


  • Fellowships: Cardiovascular Imaging & Cardiovascular Disease, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Tucson, AZ
  • Medical School: Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago, IL

About The Provider

Kathryn Bates, DO is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, and Nuclear Cardiology. Dr. Bates is also a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography.

After completing her postgraduate education, Dr. Bates practiced cardiology in an academic setting for three years. She was a staff cardiologist for Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, and Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Arizona, and actively involved in medical research. Her work in evaluating the effects of statins in congestive heart failure has been published in major medical journals. In 2003, Dr. Bates returned to the University of Arizona for a one-year Fellowship in Cardiac Imaging, and has been in private practice since then.

Dr. Bates is dedicated to bringing evidence-based medicine, with patient driven care, to pursue the best outcomes for her patients.

When not in the clinic, Dr. Bates enjoys mountain biking and road cycling, music (mandolin and guitar), traveling, cooking, and reading. She also has interest in health, fitness, and nutrition.


  • General, Invasive/Non-Invasive Cardiology
  • Management of Heart Disease in Women
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
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Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Jan 1, 2021
I really like Dr Bates. she's personable and easy to talk to. This is the 2nd time I've seen her and she's very "present" during the visit.
Dec 31, 2020
love Doctor Bates. she is the best.
Dec 25, 2020
Doctors and nurses were friendly and very good communicators of the process
Dec 20, 2020
can't be better over the heart exam!
Dec 19, 2020
I was happy with both Christina and Dr Bates care
Dec 19, 2020
Dec 19, 2020
Dec 12, 2020
Dr. Bates has been my cardiologist for 12 years. I trust her. She has never started me the wrong way. We get along well.
Dec 10, 2020
Dr. Bates was very thorough
Dec 10, 2020
I have had Dr Bates as my cardiologist for 9 years, love her and have recommended her to many others.
Dec 4, 2020
I have the utmost respect for Dr. Bates.
Dec 3, 2020
she's outstanding!
Dec 1, 2020
all good
Nov 26, 2020
Dr Bates is very efficient and easy to understand. She has a positive attitude and you feel supported.
Nov 24, 2020
Dr. Bates is a fine care provider and I am glad that she is my doctor
Nov 22, 2020
I need to prepare questions before I go to my next appointment.
Nov 19, 2020
Dr Bates is very friendly and listens to what i have to say
Nov 19, 2020
Dr. Bates is SUPER. She saved my life by a hair in 2007!
Nov 18, 2020
Super Great
Nov 16, 2020
Dr. Bates is professional, knowledgeable, listens to my concerns, explains options and includes me in the decision we make.
Nov 16, 2020
Dr. Bates very friendly, concerned, doesn't rush. Good explanations.
Nov 14, 2020
Nov 12, 2020
dr.bates is wonderful
Nov 10, 2020
Dr. Bates is by far the most caring and courteous care provider I have dealt with for many years. The confidence she exudes in my care is overwhelming leaving me with no concerns.
Nov 10, 2020
Highly recommend Dr. Bates...she is a wonderful, caring Doctor!
Nov 8, 2020
I have utmost confidence in Dr. Bates. I always feel good about our contacts, which have taken place over several years. I count her as one of the best medical persons I have been blessed with over my 87 years of life.
Nov 7, 2020
Dr. Bates gave me the impression that she cared about me.
Oct 28, 2020
Dr.Cathrine Bates is very caring, kind person. She answered all my concerns as well as my wife's.