Dr. James Cates Jr, MD

Dr. James Cates Jr, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. James Cates Jr, MD is a family medicine specialist in Cookeville, TN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med in 1985 and specializes in family medicine.

1120 Sams St

Cookeville, TN 38506

Contact Information

(931) 528-7312

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Cates Jr' Experience

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Dr. Cates Jr' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

120  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Tennessee Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cates Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cates Jr' Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cates Jr to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Cates Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Cates Jr. is by far the best Dr. I have ever had. He is so kind with serious situations, yet still gives you the medical advice and treatment that gets your health back on track. We have moved to Ft. Myers, 12 hours away and still are coming back to see Dr. Cates. I know we must find a local...more
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He is a good christian man and he prays with you. He has a great attitude. I would recommend him to anyone. He spends whatever time that it takes with you to address your specific need.
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