William W. LeCates, MD

William W. LeCates, MD

President, Bassett Medical Center
Nephrology, TeleMedicine

Call my Office: (607) 547-3282

Offering TeleMedicine Services

This practitioner offers virtual TeleMedicine appointments - a quick & convenient alternative to traditional in-person visits! Visit the below pages to learn more, including which services this is available for & how to test your device for a video visit:
TeleMedicine / video visits Preparing for a video visit

Office Locations


  • Education - Amherst College, B.A.
  • Education - The Johns Hopkins University, The School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, M.D.
  • Internship - The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., Internal Medicine
  • Residency - The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship - The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology


  • Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Insurance Accepted

Blue Shield of Northeastern NY – HealthNow (BSNENY)
Capital District Physicians Health Plan (CDPHP)
Emblem Health
Empire BCBS
Empire Plan for NYS Employees (NYSHIP)
Excellus BCBS
Fidelis Care (does not include NYS Exchange Metal products)
Martin’s Point
Medicare Bassett (Excellus co-branded Medicare Advantage plan)
MVP Health Care
United Healthcare Commercial
Veterans Health Administration (VA approval required for all services)