Dr. Clinton Gates, MD

Dr. Clinton Gates, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 33

Accepting new patients

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(816) 339-9387

Dr. Clinton Gates, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Independence, MO. He is affiliated with medical facilities Centerpoint Medical Center and Lee's Summit Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Gates to book an appointment.

Locations

United Surgical Associates of Kansas City

Primary Office19101 E Valley View Pkwy Ste B Independence, MO 64055
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Gates is affiliated with Lee's Summit Medical Center Lees Summit, a highly rated hospital.

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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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Dr. Gates' Reviews

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4.0

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  • Explained conditions well (3)
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    Dr. Gates is extremely professional yet very understanding and efficient. Being a resident, I was very impressed and he’s going to be a great doctor!!
    What went well
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Tarrah in Wichita, KS – Dec 29, 2017
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    Dr. Gates was very demeaning and rude. I was super disappointed. :(
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    A Michelle in Augusta, KS – Dec 29, 2016
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    Very much a problem solver, very clear and explanatory. Doesn't beat around the Bush but is so kind hearted. I would ask him to be involved everytime! I just love him! Follows up on everything.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
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    Experience and Background Checks

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    Background

    Background Check

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Missouri
    No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
    No board actions found for the years we collect data
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    Dr. Gates' Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
    Rib Fracture
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Gates treats Rib Fracture more than 85% of his peers

    Dr. Gates treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

    Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Gates treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 84% of his peers

    Dr. Gates treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Acute Cholecystitis
    • Cholecystitis
    • Gallstones
    Appendicitis
    normal
    normal

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Gates treats Appendicitis more than 83% of his peers

    Dr. Gates treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

    Rating Includes other areas of care:

    • Acute Appendicitis
    • Chronic Appendicitis
    • Parasitic Appendicitis

    Dr. Gates' conditions and procedures:

    • Abdominal Pain
    • Abdominoplasty
    • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Appendicitis
    • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Bile Duct Procedure
    • Biliary Drainage
    • Boerhaave's Syndrome
    • Burn Injuries
    • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colectomy
    • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Cyst Incision and Drainage
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Duodenal Polypectomy
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fecal Impaction Removal
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallstones
    • Gastrectomy
    • Gastric Ulcer
    • Gastrotomy
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia Repair
    • Hiatal Hernia
    • Hidradenitis
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Ileus
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Ischemic Colitis
    • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparotomy
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Abscess
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Megacolon
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Partial Lung Collapse
    • Pelvic Abscess
    • Peptic Ulcer
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Primary Biliary Cholangitis
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Rib Fracture
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
    • Sphincterotomy
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroid Nodule
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
    • Ventral Hernia
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
    • Wound Repair

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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Clinton Gates, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Independence, MO. He is affiliated with medical facilities Centerpoint Medical Center and Lee's...Read more

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Clinton Gates, MD?

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    What are Dr. Clinton Gates, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Gates frequently treats Rib Fracture, Cholecystitis and Gallstones, and Appendicitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Gates treats.

    Where is Dr. Clinton Gates, MD's office located?

    Dr. Gates' office is located at 19101 E Valley View Pkwy Ste B, Independence, MO 64055. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. Clinton Gates, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Gates has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Gates is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Centerpoint Medical Center

    Independence, MO

    70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

    10 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

    Lee's Summit Medical Center

    Lees Summit, MO

    78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

    1 Award Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)