Dr. Coat’s Specialties
Angioplasty and Stenting
Utilizing minimally invasive techniques, Dr. Coats restores blood flow to narrowed or blocked arteries, often preventing the need for more invasive surgeries.
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)
Dr. Coats employs cutting-edge techniques to repair aortic aneurysms without the need for extensive open surgery, leading to faster recovery times for patients.
Peripheral Artery Bypass Surgery
When arteries in the legs or arms become severely blocked, Dr. Coats skillfully creates bypasses to restore blood flow and improve overall limb function.
Carotid Endarterectomy/Carotid Stenting
Dr. Coats performs an endarterectomy procedure to remove plaque buildup in the carotid arteries, reducing the risk of stroke and enhancing patients’ quality of life. Carotid stenting is an additional, minimally invasive option, to treat the condition.
Varicose Vein Treatment
Offering both traditional and minimally invasive techniques, Dr. Coats helps patients find relief from painful and unsightly varicose veins.
MEET DR. COATS:
ABOUT DR. COATS
Dr. Richard Coats is a fellowship-trained and board-certified general and vascular surgeon. Dr. Coats remains at the forefront of advanced vascular surgery techniques, offering his patients the highest quality care.
Dr. Coats is now accepting new patients at our Lee’s Summit clinic.
Dr. Richard Coats is a board-certified general and vascular surgeon with over two decades of experience. He earned his undergraduate, medical degree, residency, and fellowship at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. Beyond his medical practice, he serves as a physician for the U.S. Navy Reserves and trains future surgeons. Dr. Coats values long-term relationships with his patients. His dedication to remaining at the forefront of advanced vascular surgery techniques reflects his commitment to delivering the utmost quality care.
- Medical School: University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO
- Residency: General Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
- Board Certifications:
- American Board of Surgery
- Vascular Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
AWARDS & AFFILIATIONS
- Physician US Navy Reserves: 2020 to present
- Chairman of Surgery – Lee’s Summit Medical Center
- Program Evaluation Committee – HCA Residency Program
- Assistant Professor of Surgery – Kansas City University
INTERESTS & HOBBIES
Dr. Coats is married with 4 kids and 2 foster kids. He enjoys biking and spending time with his family.
Dr. Coats is involved in research as well as training the next generation of general surgeons and vascular surgeons.
View Dr. Coats’ research on Research Gate.
Nurse Practitioner for Dr. Coats
Amanda Sandor, APRN, FNP-BC, is a board-certified nurse practitioner at Sano Vascular and Vein. Amanda’s expertise and collaborative approach alongside Dr. Coats enhance the overall care experience, ensuring our patients receive comprehensive and high-quality health care.