Dr. Kenneth Oates, MD

Orthopedic SurgeryMaleAge 57

Dr. Oates
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Skagit Island Orthopedic Center

2720 Commercial Ave Anacortes, WA 98221

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(360) 424-2400

Dr. Kenneth Oates, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Anacortes, WA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine medical school in 1990. He is affiliated with medical facilities Island Hospital and Whidbeyhealth Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Oates to book an appointment.

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Dr. Oates is affiliated with Island Hospital Anacortes, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for orthopedic surgery.

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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Oates' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis
very high
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Oates treats Osteoarthritis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Oates treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
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Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Oates treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Oates treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Oates treats Osteoarthritis of Shoulder more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Oates treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Oates' conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Sprain or Strain

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Dr. Oates accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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HealthyBlue 2.0
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Coop Core
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Dr. Oates' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Oates

3.1

Based on 11 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Kenneth Oates, MD is a Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Anacortes, WA and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

1997
Steadman Hawkins Sports Med Found
Fellowship Hospital
1996
University of California, San Diego
Residency Hospital
1991
University of California, San Diego
Internship Hospital
1990
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Medical School
,

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Does Dr. Kenneth Oates, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. Kenneth Oates, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Oates frequently treats Osteoarthritis, Osteoarthritis of Knee, and Osteoarthritis of Shoulder. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Oates treats.

Where is Dr. Kenneth Oates, MD's office located?

Dr. Oates' office is located at 2720 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, WA 98221. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Skagit Island Orthopedic Center

Skagit Northwest Orthopedics-anacortescommerical2720 Commercial Ave Anacortes, WA 98221
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Practice

Skagit Northwest Orthopedics At Continental1500 Continental Pl Mount Vernon, WA 98273
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Oates is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Island Hospital

Anacortes, WA

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2021)

Whidbeyhealth Medical Center

Coupeville, WA

64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average