Dr. Lawrence Gates Jr, MD

Dr. Lawrence Gates Jr, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Lawrence Gates Jr, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Salem, OR and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

875 Oak St SE # C3010

Salem, OR 97301

Contact Information

(503) 399-7520

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
  • LifeWise
  • Medicaid
  • ODS Health Plan
  • PacificSource
  • Providence Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gates Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diarrhea
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 90% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Gates Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

87  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Other (7/11/2013)
    Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    Summary: Dr. Lawrence K Gates Jr.; License # MD23505 - The provider has been released from the Octber 2012 Agreement.
    State: Oregon

Education

  • Utah State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Mayo Clinic Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Gates Jr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Gates Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gates Jr' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gates Jr to family and friends
19 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Gates Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

In my opinion, Dr. Gates is the best! He really listens to me & and puts me at easy. I have & will continue to refer other people to him.
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Dr Gates is a wonderful caring doctor that goes above and beyond what is needed. I would recommend him to anyone that needs his specialty
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Without any reluctance, I will recommend him to anyone.
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My recent visit (September 2016) for a colonoscopy was a disaster. I awoke in recovery with severe abdominal pain. Dr. Gates appeared and explained that they put air inside my body to get a better look at my innards and that it would pass. I was discharged and sent home. After four more...more
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I had a colonoscopy with Dr. Gates, he was great, very nice bedside manner. The entire staff was excellent, and in particular Alexandria (anesthesiologist) was just terrific (loved her sense of humor and professionalism)! Jerry Minor
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