Dr. Lawrence K. Gates Jr., MD

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Dr. Lawrence K. Gates Jr., MD

Gastroenterology | Male

Salem Gastro 875 Oak St SE # C3010, Salem, OR 97301 Get Directions
(503) 399-7520

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Dr. Gates Jr. specializes in Gastroenterology and practices in Salem, OR. He practices at 1 location.

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

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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Gates Jr.
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (14)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (14)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (14)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (14)
Dr. Gates Jr.' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (13)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (14)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (14)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (13)
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Eugene, OR |
He is very patient and thorough in trying to diagnose what is wrong.
in Salem oregon |
He was unprofessional by yelling at me when I was trying to explain my medical history
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • E. coli Food Poisoning
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Anoscopy
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • ERCP With Spincterotomy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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    Sanctions

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  • 2
    Board Actions

    Dr. Gates Jr. has 2 board actions

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    • 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
    • Other  (10/11/2012)
    • Action Taken: Education
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Oregon
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    Duke University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Duke University Medical Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke University Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mayo Clinic Rochester

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    Utah State University

    Graduated in 1982

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Gates Jr.' Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
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10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Gates Jr.

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients