Michael Bates, MD 704.323.2100

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Clinical Specialties

  • Hip & Knee



  • Danville Regional Medical Center School of Nursing - Diploma of Nursing
  • Old Dominion University - Bachelor of Science
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine - Doctor of Medicine
  • Carolinas Medical Center - Resident Physician
  • Hospital for Special Surgery - Adult Reconstruction Fellowship


  • Specializes in Adult Reconstruction
  • Specializes in Total Knee Replacements
  • Specializes in Anterior & Posterior Hip Replacement
  • Specializes in Partial Knee Replacements
  • Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Reviewer: Journal of Arthroplasty
  • Editorial board member: Techniques in Orthopaedics


  • The role of robotic surgery on alignment and polyethylene deformation patterns in unicondylar knee arthroplasty, Currently submitted and under review by Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
  • Utility of repeat aspirations for periprosthetic infection, Abstract submitted for AAOS 2017 meeting
  • The effect of radiotherapy on upper extremity soft tissue sarcomas, Designed research project to analyze the effects of RT on soft tissue sarcomas.
  • Radiation induced pathologic fracture outcomes, Poster presentation at 2013 CTOS national meeting
  • Extensor mechanism disruption after total knee arthroplasty: A review, Published in Journal of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Feb 2015
  • Early polyethylene fracture of Vitamin-E infused HXLPE: A case report, Published in Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery: Case Reporter July 2015


  • The Effect of radiotherapy on upper extremity soft tissue sarcomas, Presented at 2013 North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
  • The effect of radiotherapy on upper and lower extremity soft tissue sarcomas, Presented at 2013 North Carolina Orthopaedic Association & Presented at 2014 AAOS national meeting (Co-author presentation)
  • Sarcoma research (above) Presented at 2012 Annual Research day with Dr. Richard Gelberman of Washington University as visiting professor