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Vernice E. Bates, M.D.

Dr. Bates serves as Medical Director for the DENT Stroke/TIA Clinic. In addition, he is Director of the nationally recognized Neuroimaging Fellowship Program of the DENT Institute. He is also an Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology at the State University of New York at Buffalo and serves as Medical Director for the Acute Stroke Treatment Program at Millard Fillmore Hospital.

He has over 25 years of neuroimaging experience. His current research studies include investigation of MR angiography for identifying sources of potential cerebral emboli, neuroimaging of acute stroke and pre-CABG assessment. He is also involved in several research protocols involving neuroprotectant agents and thromboltyics in the treatment of acute stroke.

Dr. Bates is a member and former officer in the American Society of Neuroimaging. In 1995 Dr. Bates updated Dr. William Kinkel's chapter "Computerized Tomography in Clinical Neurology" in Clinical Neurology edited by Robert Joynt, MD, PhD.

Specialty
Cerebrovascular Diseases
Neuroimaging
Neurology
Stroke/TIA
Vascular Imaging
Board Certifications
1981 Neurology
Medical / Graduate Education
University of Oklahoma School of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK
Internship
Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA - Neurology
Residency
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC - Neurology
Fellowship
DENT Neurologic Institute, Buffalo, NY - Neuroimaging

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