Dr. Ray Keate, MD

Dr. Ray Keate, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ray Keate, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Mechanicsville, VA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

8262 Atlee Rd Ste 202

Mechanicsville, VA 23116

Contact Information

(804) 559-6194

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Keate "Our mission is to maintain and improve the health of people in our community through the highest quality care for all. RGA is committed to service excellence as it offers gastroenterological care across our community. We work collaboratively with our referring partners, staff and vendors to ensure our patients receive the highest quality care."


  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated


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  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Bravo pH Testing
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • High Resolution Esophageal Manometry
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry
  • pH Probe
  • Pyloromyotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Keate has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Keate's Reviews

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Dr. Keate's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Glen Allen, VA
I could not see anyone else.. He has taken care of my Mom and me for years. He is compassionate, thorough, well educated on new procedures, treatments, options. He is available and calls you himself. Beside all of this, he is very personable, easy to talk to, and just the greatest!!
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in Bumpass va 23024
He is very persistent and person centered in his care and approach to healing. I am extremely grateful for his medical expertise and reassurance.
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in New Kent VA
Dr Keate made me feel like he loves his job and he takes pride in treating his patients. After being so mistreated while in so much pain by another practice I called his office and was able to be seen today ... He even killed an insect (hornet) that found his way into the office ( very clean...more
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in Cartersville, VA
I was referred to Dr. Keate by my primary physician a few years ago. Dr. Keate and his medical staff have been very attentive in helping me resolve my medical issues. I love their patient portal -- concerns can be shared and a response is received within the day. It eliminates missed calls...more
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in Richmond, VA
Dr. Keate is one of the most patient, kind and caring doctor?s I?ve ever had! I literally drive over 2 hours just to see him! From the start, he listened to my medical situation, and spent quality time talking through different options with me. He personally calls me to check on how I?m doing, and...more
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