Dr. Herbert Gates III, MD

Dr. Herbert Gates III, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(41)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Herbert Gates III, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Naples, FL. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

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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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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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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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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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 Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gates III to family and friends
3.5
based on 41 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (12)

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 (9)

in Naples, FL |
Dr. Gates is a family oriented Doctor who listens to his patients; an outstanding surgeon; very knowledgeable, straight forward & honest. He has a great staff beginning with the front desk, great nurses & his physical therapists who also work at the same location. Dr. Gates has performed work in my...more
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Naples, FL |
Very Talented and specialized.
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Naples, FL |
Not likely to recommend Dr. Gates unless you have unlimited time to wait. I was told he had a cancellation and was scheduled for a 2:45 appointment. At 3:45 I was still waiting - no reason or explanation given, and when I asked how much longer it would be I was met with a shrug. I left, there...more
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Naples, FL |
Dr Gates' office is always crowded. It is normal to wait 1-2 hours to see him. When I mentioned to the staff that the wait times were excessive, they became defensive and said "take it up with the doctor." Although he is a good surgeon, his manner is very arrogant He thinks nothing of making his...more
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in Bonita Springs, FL |
Initail office visit. Staff was friendly, informative and organized. Dr. Gates was awesome, taking the time to explain diagnosis and treatment alternatives. very helpful and comforting. Thx for your professionalism!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gates III accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Allegiance Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida PPO
    Blue Options
    NetworkBlue
  • CoreSource
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicare
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Neighborhood Health Partnership

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Hospitals where Dr. Gates III has admitting privileges

NCH Downtown Naples Hospital
350 7th St N
Naples, FL 34102
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