Dr. Lawrence Gates Jr, MD

Dr. Lawrence Gates Jr, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(18)
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Dr. Lawrence Gates Jr, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Salem, OR. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

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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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

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
2

Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • 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
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

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

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gates Jr to family and friends
4.0
based on 18 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Gates Jr' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
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 (6)

in Salem, OR |
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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Salem, OR |
Without any reluctance, I will recommend him to anyone.
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in Salem, OR |
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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in Salem, OR |
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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Eugene, OR |
He is very patient and thorough in trying to diagnose what is wrong.
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Dr. Gates Jr accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Health Net
  • LifeWise
  • Medicaid
  • ODS Health Plan
  • PacificSource
  • Providence Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Gates Jr has admitting privileges

Salem Hospital
890 Oak St SE
Salem, OR 97301
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