Jeffrey Bates, MD, CMO

Jeffrey Bates, MD, CMO | Hospitalist


Coryell Memorial Hospital
1507 West Main Street
Gatesville, Texas 76528

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Phone: (254) 865-8251

Fax: (254) 248-6306



Date Joined

July 2010

About Jeffrey Bates, MD, CMO

Dr. Bates joined Coryell Memorial Healthcare System in July of 2010 as a hospitalist and urgent care/walk in clinic doctor. In August of 2011 he took on the role of Medical Director of Coryell EMS and Coryell Memorial Emergency Department. In 2013, with the rapid growth of the institution, the Hospital Board appointed Dr. Bates to the position of Vice President for Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Coryell Memorial Healthcare System.

Dr. Bates has five children, the oldest of which works in the Coryell Memorial Emergency Department and is starting medical school in 2016.

Before practicing medicine Dr. Bates worked as an EMT, 911 operator and fire rescue dispatcher in rural North Florida.


University of N. Florida
BA in Biopsychology ’90
MS in Health Sciences with an emphasis on Aging and Administration ’92
MD St. George’s University School of Medicine 1993-1997
Jacksonville, FL



Texas A & M University – Scott & White Memorial Hospital
Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 1997-2001
Temple, TX


Texas A & M University – Scott and White Memorial Hospital
Temple, TX


Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
Chief Resident in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
The American Medical Association’s National Outstanding Resident Award
The National MedPeds Residents’ Association’s, Founder and Past-President
Texas Medical Association, Residents and Fellows Committee, Past-Chair
Texas Medical Association, Young Physicians Section, Past-Chair
Association of Emergency Physician, Past-President