Dr. Scott Bates was born in St. Louis and was raised in the Imperial Animal Hospital. His Dad and Mom are our very own Dr John Bates and Monica. He attended St. John’s Lutheran School and Lutheran High School South. This home town boy attended the University of Missouri graduating from the school of agriculture (CAFNER) with a Bachelors Degree in Animal Husbandry. He was a member of Pre Vet Club, University Orchestra, Marching Mizzou, and the Delta Tau Delta Fraternity.
This Eagle Scout packed his bags and choose to attend Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine on the Island of St Kitts in the Western Caribbean. He graduated in May 2018 and has taken up practice with us at the Imperial Animal Hospital. He is married to Lauren Heyl Bates and resides with two kitties, Lola and Big Orange.
Dr. Bates interests are in surgery and internal medicine.