Dr. Bates is our MOVES veterinary internal medicine partner, available to perform consultations and advanced internal medicine procedures at Hill-Dale Veterinary Care. Dr. Bates is an internal medicine specialist with strong interests in cardiopulmonary, immune mediated and endocrine diseases. She completed her undergrad at Montana State University then graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She then completed an internship at the Animal Medical Center in NYC, after which she was accepted into a residency program at Michigan State University. Dr. Bates is Board Certified through the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Her clinical research interest is in hypoadrenocortism (Addison’s disease). Dr. Bates, along with other industry colleagues, recently had a retrospective study, “Lower Initial Dose Desoxycorticosterone Pivalate for Treatment of Canine Primary Hypoadrenocorticism,” accepted for publication in the Australian Veterinary Journal.