Leader in Medicine

Louis P. Coates


The American Health Council has cordially appointed Dr. Louis Coates, DO., as Best in Medicine. Working in the healthcare industry for just under two decades, Dr. Coates is an expert in the field of Family Medicine and Patient Care.

Dr. Coates gained his education from Kansas City University College of Osteopathic Medicine where he graduated in 1997 with a degree in medicine. He then went on to complete his residency at St. Paul’s Medical Center. During his time as a student, Dr. Coates realized he was very interested in the medical field and enjoyed everything from surgery to gastrointestinal to OBGYN, in all stages of life. However, he eventually found that family medicine suited him best as he was able to treat the entire body.

After completing his degree and residency, Dr. Coates went on to start his own private practice named Louis P Coates, LLC. The practice ensures that all patients receive exceptional care and education, while also providing family medicine procedures. As a physician and founder, Dr. Coates has a number of duties throughout his working day, these include treating a variety of conditions in patients of all ages. The office also offers in-house x-ray and labs to keep the cost lower for his patients.

Throughout his 18 year career, Dr. Coates has enjoyed many successes – one of these is becoming Board Certified in Family Medicine. Other achievements include graduating with Cum Laude from the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic and also being a Chief Resident between 1999 – 2000. Dr. Coates attributes his success to hard work and his compassionate nature.

To ensure he continues to learn and share his knowledge, Dr. Coates is a member of various professional organizations including the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Osteopathic Association and the Obesity Medical Association in Texas.

Looking into the future, Dr. Coates aims to continue to provide high quality care with changing insurance rules and regulations. Additionally, Dr. Coates will continue to find ways to be more efficient in practice.

In his free time, Dr. Coates enjoys spending time on the lake boating and fishing. He also volunteers at the Local High School where he performs physicals.

Family Physician and Owner of Louis P. Coates, LLC

  • This private practice is owned by Dr. Coates. At this practice, excellence in patient care and education is the top priority while providing Family Medicine procedures.