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Dr. Joel Gates, DO

Family Medicine ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Gates

Mountain Medical Center LLC

295 Sherman St Ridgway, CO 81432

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Dr. Joel Gates, DO is a family medicine specialist in Ridgway, CO and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Ok State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med in 2002 and specializes in family medicine and neuromusculoskeletal medicine.

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(970) 626-5123

Dr. Gates accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Humana PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Rocky Mountain Health Plans HMO
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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Dr. Gates' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Biopsy
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Immunization
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Joint Injection
  • Menopause
  • Mole Removal
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Pneumonia
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Joel Gates joined the MMC Team in 2005 and is the managing physician of the facility. He is enthusiastic about living and serving in the rural community of Ridgway, CO. He eagerly shares his commitment by saying "There's not a better place to rai...


  • Family Medicine
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Board Certifications


St Mary's
Residency Hospital
St Mary's Hosp & Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
Ok State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
Medical School
University Of Colorado
Undergraduate School


  • Spanish
  • English


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