Gastroenterology Associates of Western Michigan is a medical practice established in 1985 to provide compassionate and state of the art medical care throughout Western Michigan. We believe that all patients and employees must always be treated in a respectful manner, and that all patients are entailed to quality health care. We ensure research care as a tool to provide cutting edge care to our patients. We welcome diversity both in our patient and staff. GEA strives to be a team made up of individuals whose input is always valued and respected as part of our team.
Dr. Allan Coates has been a primary investigator at West Michigan Clinical Research Center for the past 30 years. He Received his medical degree at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1980. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Metropolitan Hospital in Grand Rapids and his gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He is board certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology.
Dr. Coates is leading the way in treatment, research, and therapy for gastrointestinal disorders. As the principle investigator with West Michigan Clinical Research Center, a division of Gastroenterology Associates of Western Michigan, he has participated in over 100 FDA clinical trials for new treatments.
Dr. Coates's clinical interest include gastroesophageal reflex disease, esophageal motility disorders, inflammatory bowel disease and chronic liver disease.
Dr. Coates enjoys spending time with his three children.
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