Meet James Bates
James Bates, M.D.
Oral & Maxillofacial
- FACIAL Rejuvenation
- BODY SCULPTING
Specializing in:Bone Grafting, Dental Implants, Facial Esthetic Surgery, Facial Implants, Facial Trauma, Laser Skin Resurfacing, Liposuction, Oral Pathology, Orthognathic Surgery, Osteogenesis, Rhinoplasty, Snoring and Sleep Apnea, TMJ Disorders, Wisdom Teeth
Dr. Jim Bates was born and raised in the west Texas town of Lubbock. After attending Texas Tech University, he earned degrees both as a doctor of dental surgery and as a doctor of medicine, upon graduating with honors both from the University of Texas Dental Branch and Texas Tech University School of Medicine. Dr. Bates completed his postgraduate residency training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, with an additional year of training in surgery at Baylor University Medical Center.
Dr. Bates is licensed in Texas by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and is registered by the Texas Medical Board to provide Office-Based Anesthesia. Dr. Bates is also licensed by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners and holds additional licensure for providing general anesthesia. In addition, Dr. Bates is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is active in many professional and civic organizations and is the recipient of several regional and national professional honors. He is often asked to lecture on new horizons in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
DDS, University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston; MD, Texas Tech University School of Medicine; Internship in General Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center; Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.