Dr. Christopher Gates, MD

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3624 J Dewey Gray Cir Ste 250 Augusta, GA 30909 Get Directions
Dr. Christopher Gates, MD
Dr. Christopher Gates, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Augusta, GA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

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Dr. Gates' Care Philosophy

State of the art, current solutions to surgical problems. We will speed you on the way to recovery with as minimal invasion and recuperative time as possible.

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Dr. Gates' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Gates' Care Philosophy

State of the art, current solutions to surgical problems. We will speed you on the way to recovery with as minimal invasion and recuperative time as possible.

Dr. Gates' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Gates has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications
    • LAP BAND SURGERY ADVERTISEMENT, 2009
    • LAP BAND SURGERY, 2009
    • SINGLE PORT LAPROSCOPIC SURGERY OR SILS (SCARLESS SURGERY), 2010

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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Gates has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Settlement (11/18/2014)
    • Nature of Complaint: OUT OF STATE CLAIM: GA. Reported by the North Carolina Medical Board INCIDENT LOCATION: AUGUSTA, GA /// PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: DURING LAP CHOLE THE BILE DUCT WAS NICKED. The jury stated, "He (meaning me) did nothing wrong, but the plaintiff suffered injury and thus we awarded the plaintiff an award." The patient did suffer a CBD injury, but it was handled very well, and he is doing well, though he did have 3 months of pain and a major reoperation.
    • State: North Carolina
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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adhesions
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Aneurysm
  • Aorta-Pulmonary Artery Fistula
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Artery Disorders
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Breast Tumor
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Complications from Heart Procedures
  • Complications from Vascular Devices
  • Complications from Vascular Procedures
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Fissures
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Lump
  • Mass
  • Obesity
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Storm
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Valvular Stenosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Venous Thromboembolic Disease
  • Venous Thrombosis
  • Venous Ulcer
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    New York State University Syracuse Ny

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Medical University of South Carolina

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Medical University of South Carolina

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Medical University of South Carolina

    Completed in 1992

  • Other Education
    Alumni Councel For Roberts Wesleyan College

    Completed in 2002

    Diplomat Of The National Board Of Medical Examiners

    Completed in 1990

    Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

    Completed in 1999

    Medical Association Of Ga

    Completed in 1996

    Richmond Cpunty Medical Society

    Completed in 1996

    South Carolina Surgical Society

    Completed in 1995

    Southeastern Surgical Congress

    Completed in 1998

    The American Board Of Surgery

    Completed in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Amputation
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Appendectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Biopsy
  • Bowel Resection
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Doppler Test
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Treatment for Colorectal Disease
  • Ligation
  • Lumpectomy
  • Mastectomy
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Adrenal Artery Stenting
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Upper GI Series
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure