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Luke Bates, DPM

Luke Bates, DPM


Triangle Region

Roanoke Rapids

Dr. Bates is a native to Staunton, Virginia. Dr. Bates graduated from Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana with a B.S. in Biology. He received his Doctor of Podiatry Medicine from Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa then returned to Virginia where he completed a three-year foot and ankle residency at Carilion Clinic in Roanoke.

Dr. Bates is trained in the diagnosis and treatment of routine and complex foot and ankle pathology. He specializes in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery including elective surgical procedures, foot and ankle trauma, fracture repair, reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, routine diabetic foot care and diabetic limb salvage.

As a podiatrist specializing in Foot & Ankle, Dr. Bates addresses a variety of conditions and injuries, which include:

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Pain
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Bunions
  • Calluses
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Limb Salvage
  • Diabetic Shoes
  • Flat Feet
  • Foot & Ankle Arthritis
  • Fungal Toenails
  • Hammertoes
  • Heel Spurs
  • Ingrown Toenails
  • Infections
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Neuromas
  • Neuropathy
  • Orthotics
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sports Related Injuries
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Wound Care

In his spare time, Dr. Bates enjoys camping, boating, fishing, classic trucks, tennis, volleyball and spending time with his family, friends and dog, Cooper.

Request a consultation with Dr. Bates now. Or, call us at (252) 537-5631 any time to speak with an EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region team member.


  • Undergraduate: Rocky Mountain College, Billings, MT
  • Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine: Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Residency: Carilion Clinic Roanoke, Virginia


  • American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • American Podiatric Medical Association

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