Dr. Richard Gates, MD

Dr. Richard Gates, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Richard Gates, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Orange, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1986 and specializes in cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

1310 W Stewart Dr Ste 503

Orange, CA 92868

Contact Information

(714) 997-2224

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 28% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 25% of peers
Heart Disease
normal
more than 25% of peers

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4  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Columbia University / College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • UCLA School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gates has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gates' Reviews

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Dr. Gates' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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