Dr. Christopher Gates, MD

Dr. Christopher Gates, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Gates, MD is a general surgery specialist in Augusta, GA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from New York State University Syracuse Ny in 1989 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

3624 J Dewey Gray Cir Ste 250

Augusta, GA 30909

Contact Information

(706) 855-9565

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Gates' Experience

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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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gates "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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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • 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
0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New York State University Syracuse Ny
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Alumni Councel For Roberts Wesleyan College
    Other Education | Completed 2002
  • Diplomat Of The National Board Of Medical Examiners
    Other Education | Completed 1990
  • Fellow Of The American College Of Surgeons
    Other Education | Completed 1999
  • Medical Association Of Ga
    Other Education | Completed 1996
  • Richmond Cpunty Medical Society
    Other Education | Completed 1996
  • South Carolina Surgical Society
    Other Education | Completed 1995
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress
    Other Education | Completed 1998
  • The American Board Of Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 1996

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

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gates' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gates to family and friends
3.7
based on 12 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

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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