Douglas Bates, MD

Dr. Douglas Bates, MD
Dr. Douglas Bates, MD


  • Diagnostic Radiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Neuroradiology
  • Teleradiology
Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037


Douglas Bates, MD, is a diagnostic radiologist with fellowship training in neuroradiology. His clinical interests include oncologic imaging, genomics and developing new imaging techniques.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Bates is developing imaging technology to give patients control over how to share their images such as MRI scans, CT scans and x-rays. As the founder of a teleradiology provider, he is keenly aware that advancing imaging technology will continue to improve medical care. He currently holds two patents for medical devices.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology, Neuroradiology, 1996
  • American Board of Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, 1989

Medical Education

  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, MD, 1984


  • University Hospital of Cleveland, Diagnostic Radiology, 1989


  • The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Neuroradiology, 1990
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