Dr. Joel Gates, DO

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(8)
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Dr. Joel Gates, DO
Dr. Joel Gates, DO is a family medicine doctor who practices in Ridgway, CO. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Gates is affiliated with Montrose Memorial Hospital.

Mountain Medical Center LLC

295 Sherman St

Ridgway, CO 81432

Contact Information

(970) 626-5123

Dr. Joel Gates, DO

Dr. Joel Gates, DO

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Gates

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 raise your family." He is a true sports enthusiast and will often times be seen running or biking during his lunch hour. He is truly committed to the lifestyle that living and working in this small mountain community offers.
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Dr. Gates' Experience

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Dr. Gates' 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
2

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
17

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
14

Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Ok State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • St Mary's Hosp & Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St Mary's
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Gates does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Gates and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Gates' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gates to family and friends
4.6
based on 8 total reviews
Dr. Gates' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Gates accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
    Rocky Mountain Health Plans HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Gates has admitting privileges

Montrose Memorial Hospital
800 S 3rd St
Montrose, CO 81401
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