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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
356 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.
Dec 28, 2019
I have complete confidence in Dr Bates and so appreciate her having office hours in Green Valley
Dec 21, 2019
Dr. Bates saved my life. Her training and expertise along with the other doctors and nurses pulled me through SCA. She genuinely cares about me. I always feel like I receive excellent treatment. She explains things very well and is a great listener! She has a warm, down to earth manner. I feel so lucky to have Dr. Bates as my cardiologist.
Dec 18, 2019
Dr. Bates did an excellent job of explaining and offering options. Very friendly and professional.
Dec 11, 2019
*Dr. Bates listens to me & my concerns.
Dec 11, 2019
Dr Bates is wonderfully attuned to the concerns of patient as well as considerate of patient personal situation. She is wonderfully professional with a beautifully kind demeanor, yet thorough to a tee. I truly appreciate her care!
Dec 5, 2019
Dr. Bates is a smart and caring person.
Dec 4, 2019
Since 2017, I've seen more medical care providers than GEICO commercials. Dr. Bates is just 1 of the 2 physicians I trust.
Nov 19, 2019
Wonderful and caring professional who I would trust my family with !
Nov 9, 2019
I have and will continue to recommend anyone I know looking for a cardiologist. She is patient,knowledgeable and explains and answers any questions patient may have. Treats you like a person.
Nov 8, 2019
Excellent doctor. She listened to what I had to say and values me. Very confident in her feedback
Nov 8, 2019
Dr. Bates is by far the most caring, confident provider I have ever experienced. Her expertise and ease of detailing health concerns is impeccable. I would highly recommend her to anyone anytime.
Oct 27, 2019
I love Dr. Bates and am so confident with her.