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Dr. Mary Oates, MD - Santa Maria, CA - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Dr. Mary Oates, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

(805) 739-3968

Hancock Health Center

116 S Palisade Dr Ste 200 Santa Maria , CA 93454

Get to Know Dr. Mary Oates, MD

Accepting Patients



29 Years

Care Philosophy

We provide state of the art prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis. We also offer access to international research studies for osteoporosis and body composition as available.


Dr. Mary Oates, MD's Experience

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Procedures Performed

Conditions Treated

Awards and Recognitions

In My Own Words

Dr. Mary Oates is a board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist. She is also a certified clinical densitometrist and reads more than 100 DXA scans weekly. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and performs EMG and nerve conduction studies in the Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo offices. She is the founder of the Marian and French Hospital Osteoporosis Centers and fracture liaison services. She is a volunteer faculty member at Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo, California in the Department of Nutrition where she advises research in the field of body composition and nutrition. She serves as clinical faculty for the Marian family medicine residency program in Santa Maria, California. She is actively involved with community education and out reach projects aimed at the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. She has participated in several osteoporosis pharmaceutical research studies and observational Body Composition studies using DXA for the evaluation of bone, muscle, and fat. She is a published author in the field of osteoporosis and body composition. She is on the Bone Research and Clinical Advisory panel to NASA to advise on bone and muscle health during space flight. She is an active member or the International Society of Clinical Densitometry, and serves as the co-chairman for the ISCD body composition committee. She is a new trustee for the National Osteoporosis Foundation and serves as The Accountable Executive for Research for Dignity Health of The Central Coast service area. She has enjoyed opportunities in the past to consult for the NFL, the US Olympic Training Center, the International Olympic Medical Committee, and the NBC TV show "The Biggest Loser." In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and dogs on the beautiful Central Coast of California.

Dr. Mary Oates, MD's Locations

Accepting New Patients


Hancock Health Center

116 S Palisade Dr Ste 200, Santa Maria, CA 93454

(805) 739-3968 Fax: (805) 739-3051

Affiliated Hospitals

French Hospital Medical Center

1911 Johnson Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Marian Regional Medical Center

1400 E Church St, Santa Maria, CA 93454

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