Dr. Marilyn Gates, MD

Dr. Marilyn Gates, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Female
(7)
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Dr. Marilyn Gates, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Grand Rapids, MI. She has been practicing for 26 years.

25 Michigan St NE Ste 6100

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact Information

(616) 267-7900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 86% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
high
more than 81% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
30

Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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 Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Medical Center Hospital Of Vermont
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Med Ctr Hosp Of Vermont
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin Complex Spine Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gates' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gates to family and friends
2.1
based on 7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Gates' Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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Dr. Gates accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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