Gulf Coast Orthopedic Spec

Orthopedic Hand Surgery, Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) · 2 Providers

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Gulf Coast Orthopedic Spec

681 Goodlette Rd N Ste 220
Naples, FL 34102
View All Locations(239) 263-4511

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Dr. Herbert Gates III, MD

Dr. Herbert Gates III, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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Kathleen Gates, ARNP

Kathleen Gates, ARNP

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)


Office Provider Reviews

3.5
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based on the average of 48 provider reviews for Gulf Coast Orthopedic Spec

Review of Dr. Gates III

- in Naples, FL |

I saw Dr. Gates at the recommendation of two former patients for bi lateral hand discomfort. Dr. Gates performed a cortisone injection to my right hand and suggested that I wait on the left insofar as it was in significantly less distress. I found his staff professional, and friendly. I found Dr. Gates the same. He spent some time explaininghow a broken wrist that I sustained 61 years ago did not heal correctly while showing comparison xrays. I have complete confidence in Dr. Gates.
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I was referred to Dr. Gates for shoulder pain. After waiting an hour he gave me less than 5 minutes of his time, tersely explained that he thought I had a bone spur and that I should have surgery. He appeared to have no interest in me or my situation and when I declined a cortisone shot he basically got up and left. I can't imagine allowing someone with that attitude to perform surgery on me. The people who have good things about his practice must have him confused with someone else.
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- in Estero Fl |

Dr. Gates and his staff were excellent. The staff was friendly and helpful and his nurse practitioner Kathy went above and beyond. Surgery and recovery were a breeze. Thank you so much for your EXCELLENT care! ??
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Dr. Gates and his staff were phenomenal. I was in town visiting from Pennsylvania when I began having problems with tendonitis in my elbow. A friend suggested Dr. Gates and I was able to see him on short notice thanks to a cancellation. Great staff. Very clean office. Highly recommendable!
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-Naples Fl. |

Dr, Gates has little bedside manner, and he is arrogant, choose another Dr. not this one!!
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- in NAPLES FLORIDA |

PROFESSIONAL, CARING AND SKILLED ARE A FEW WORDS I WOULD USE TO DESCRIBE MY EXPERIENCE WITH DR. GATES AND HIS STAFF BOTH IN THE OFFICE AND AT THE SURGICAL CENTER. DR. GATES WAS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED AS AN EXCELLENT SURGEON AND THAT CERTAINLY HOLDS TRUE. MY SURGERY WENT WELL AND I HAD ABSOLUTELY NO PAIN AFTER. NOT EVEN AN ADVIL WAS NECESSARY. I CAN ONLY SAY THANK YOU .
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- in Naples, FL |

Dr. Gates is a family oriented Doctor who listens to his patients; an outstanding surgeon; very knowledgeable, straight forward & honest. He has a great staff beginning with the front desk, great nurses & his physical therapists who also work at the same location. Dr. Gates has performed work in my right hand & aLao recent left shoulder surgery. I began to go to Dr Gates years back & it was he who discovered the problem with my right hand. Dr Gates is a great surgeon & he's highly recommended.
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-Naples, FL |

Very Talented and specialized.
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-Naples, FL |

Not likely to recommend Dr. Gates unless you have unlimited time to wait. I was told he had a cancellation and was scheduled for a 2:45 appointment. At 3:45 I was still waiting - no reason or explanation given, and when I asked how much longer it would be I was met with a shrug. I left, there was obv no emergency, this is just how they schedule. I'll find a doctor who has more respect for patients and their time.
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-Naples, FL |

Dr Gates' office is always crowded. It is normal to wait 1-2 hours to see him. When I mentioned to the staff that the wait times were excessive, they became defensive and said "take it up with the doctor." Although he is a good surgeon, his manner is very arrogant He thinks nothing of making his patients sit and wait for hours while he chit chats with his staff. It is disrespectful to patients to make them wait 90 minutes or longer to see the doctor. We have better things to do with our time!
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Learn About Gulf Coast Orthopedic Spec

33 Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • De Quervain'S Release
  • Dressing And-Or Debridement Of Wound, Infection, Or Burn (Incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision Of Metacarpal And Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand And Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Ligament Reconstruction And Tendon Interposition (Lrti) For The Thumb
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Resection Or Ablation Of Bone Tumor, Partial Or Complete Resection Of Bone, Debridement Of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture And Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Gulf Coast Orthopedic Spec accepts 13 insurance carriers

  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
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