Christiaan Bates

Christiaan Bates, MD

  • Class of 2023
Christiaan Bates
  • Medical School

    University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
  • Undergraduate School

    University of Oklahoma Norman, OK
  • Hometown

    Tulsa, OK
  • If I wasn't a doctor, I'd be...

    a flight director for NASA

  • My interests/hobbies outside of medicine are...

    College football, traveling, spending time with family

  • On the weeekends I'm usually...

    Visiting the various parks around the city

  • My favorite place in Sioux Falls to get a meal or grab a drink is...


  • I chose this program...

    because it’s a really great program that will prepare you well to be an attending. It has beautiful facilities and Sioux Falls is a really fun city.

  • What do you get/benefit from by choosing this program over another, similar program?

    There’s a lot of great people in our program and strong camaraderie.

  • What's the best perk of this program?

    Great co-residents.

  • What surprised you about this program?

    How great of support we have with pharmacy and social work.