Dr. Christopher Gates, MD

Dr. Christopher Gates, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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.

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

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abscess
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Adhesions
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Aneurysm
  • Aorta-Pulmonary Artery Fistula
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Artery Disorders
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Breast Tumor
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Complications from Heart Procedures
  • Complications from Vascular Devices
  • Complications from Vascular Procedures
  • Crohn's Disease
  • 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 Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Storm
  • Valvular Stenosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Venous Thromboembolic Disease
  • Venous Thrombosis
  • Venous Ulcer
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • 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
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrointestinal 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
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Vascular Adrenal Artery Stenting
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Upper GI Series
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Procedure

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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.
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
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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  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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