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

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

Kathryn L. Bates, D.O., FACC, FASE

Cardiology & Cardiovascular Disease

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
278 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.
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
Likelihood of recommending Care provider
Care provider efforts to include in decisions
Care provider explanations of prob/condition
Care provider concern for questions/worries
Patients' confidence in Care provider
Care provider spoke using clear language


Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
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.
Oct 25, 2019
Great doctor someone that listens and seems to really care !!
Oct 1, 2019
Outstanding provider and staff.
Sep 24, 2019
Dr Bates is outstanding
Sep 19, 2019
Really like her!
Sep 12, 2019
*Dr. Bates is exceptional!!
Aug 20, 2019
best cardiologist -and very thorough.
Aug 19, 2019
I had a very awesome experience here!
Aug 16, 2019
Dr. K. Bates is an excellent physician. She is poised, friendly, caring and concerned. She is extremely knowledgeable and offers suggestions and solutions that fit in the real world.
Aug 16, 2019
Dr Bates is a gift from god! I have told ALL my friends. My wife is her patient now, I guess that is that
Aug 16, 2019
A very exceptional, caring and knowledgeable doctor.
Aug 15, 2019
My husband and I see Dr Bates, she is very caring and understanding.
Aug 14, 2019
very caring
Aug 13, 2019
knowledgeable, friendly, empathic and thorough
Jul 20, 2019
Dr. Bates is very pro-active in providing excellent care.
Jul 19, 2019
We have recommended Dr. Bates to dozens of patients since we first met her.
Jul 19, 2019
the best!
Jul 18, 2019
She is excellent! I trust her judgment - like her very much.
Jul 7, 2019
Dr Bates care about your complete health not just in her area of expertise
Jul 4, 2019
Dr. Bates is wonderful. I never felt rushed. She answered all my questions and I felt that I was part of the procedure. This is so important. I am glad that I found her.
Jul 1, 2019
Dr Bates has a very friendly yet professional manner that is engaging and aids in her approach to interacting with her patients. She is open and frank in her discussions regarding your condition and treatment options.
Jun 30, 2019
Fabulous Dr. Bates, I have already referred 3 people
May 31, 2019
I really like Dr Bates
May 28, 2019
Dr. Bates is the best!
May 12, 2019
would mark higher if there was a spot beyond very good
May 8, 2019
Dr Bates friendly, concerned, good advice in spite of my continuing desire to live a medicine free life...sure I'm not being realistic or wise. Followup in a few months. Confident I have a very good and concerned doctor in Dr. Bate's. I'm fortunate!
May 7, 2019
Dr. Bates did a wonderful job in relaying all the information, any concerns and discussing future options.
May 4, 2019
excellent Dr. She always explains everything so I can understand it. She addresses all my concerns. I will definitely recommend her to my friends
Apr 30, 2019
Dr. Bates is a wonderful and companionate doctor.
Apr 23, 2019
*Dr. Bate was kind and cared about me and my situation. Very warm & welcoming.
Apr 17, 2019
i was quite concerned when Dr. Bates left her old location on Swan that i would find it difficult to be seen by her - she is such an excellent doctor! Her old office was also very efficient and kind. I am relieved and glad this new place is equally so.
Apr 14, 2019
Dr. Bates has an exceptionally high level of "bedside manner" or empathy. She was extraordinarily attentive with a genuine interest in my case of PMR. I'm more than well satisfied with her as my doctor.
Apr 12, 2019
for several years of contact with this doctor, I have felt very positive about all of the above.
Mar 18, 2019
I have been a patient of Dr. Bates and when She came to Carondelet I followed her. She is a wonderful Doctor and a compassionate human being.
Mar 14, 2019
*Dr. Bates is excellent in all ways. I have recommended her to 3 friends. They all like her, too.
Mar 13, 2019
Dr Bates is outstanding. Upon receiving my test results she called me personnaly to discuss them and set an appointment. Appreciate the personal touch
Mar 12, 2019
*Dr. Kathryn Bates was great, friendly, down to Earth. Spoke/explained in lay terms. Absolutely would recommend this physician.
Feb 28, 2019
she was very cool!
Feb 27, 2019
Dr. Bates was very helpful and used good judgement.