Dr. Thomas Bates specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery in Morehead City, North Carolina.
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Dr. Thomas Bates has been identified as specializing in Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery.
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Dr. Bates is affiliated with 1 hospital:
3500 Arendell St
Morehead City, NC 28557
Dr. Bates attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and graduated in 1992 having 22 years experience.
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