Vernice E. Bates, M.D.

Cerebrovascular Diseases, Neuroimaging, Neurology, Stroke/TIA, Vascular Imaging

Dr. Bates serves as Medical Director for the DENT Stroke/TIA Clinic. In addition, he is the director of the nationally recognized Neuroimaging Fellowship Program here at 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.