Dr. Herbert Gates III, MD

Dr. Herbert Gates III, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Herbert Gates III, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Naples, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia School Of Med in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

681 Goodlette Rd N Ste 220

Naples, FL 34102

Contact Information

(239) 263-4511

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gates III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Wrist Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
very high
more than 99% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

33  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Sprain
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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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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • University Of Virginia School Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Duke University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Duke University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gates III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gates III' Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gates III to family and friends
47 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Gates III' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

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...more
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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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Dr, Gates has little bedside manner, and he is arrogant, choose another Dr. not this one!!
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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...more
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