Dr. Richard Gates Jr, MD

Dr. Richard Gates Jr, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Richard Gates Jr, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.Read his story

8091 Township Line Rd Ste 206

Indianapolis, IN 46260

Contact Information

(317) 415-1000

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Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
high
more than 86% of peers
Hysterectomy - Open
normal
more than 70% of peers
Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
normal
more than 53% of peers

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Dr. Gates Jr' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gates Jr "Dr. Gates began his career as an undergraduate at the University of Notre Dame. With a BA in Economics/Professional Studies, he then completed medical school at the Indiana University School of Medicine, and then his residency at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Gates has been Board Certified in obstetrics and gynecology since 1997. Dr. Gates is accepting new and maternity patients at North OB/GYN, Dr. Gates is a member of the Indiana State Medical Association (ISMA), the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG), the American College of Physician Executives, the Indianapolis Medical Society, as well as a Fellow member with the Indiana State Medical Association. Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Gates has been honored with the following awards: Outstanding Gynecology Teacher for 1998, St. Vincent Hospital, the Excellence in Teaching Award for the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2000, and the Outstanding Clinical Faculty for 2010, St. Vincent Hospital. His published articles include "A Morphometric Analysis of the Effect of Hydrocortisone-Heparin Induced Angiostasis in Microvessels," 1988 and "Extramammary Paget's Disease with Diffuse Involvement of the Lower Female Genito-Urinary System," Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1996. Although medicine is his first passion, Dr. Gates is also involved with the community. He is the President-Elect of the Medical Staff and Vice-President of Medical Affairs for St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Medical Director for St. Vincent Women's Hospital, serves on the Board of Directors for OB/GYN of Indiana, and Team Captain for the United States Tennis Association (USTA). Married for 21 years to his wife Susan, Dr. Gates has three children: Hannah, Lily, and Sophie, and one Labradoodle named Josie. His hobbies include time with his family, traveling, running, biking, swimming, and tennis."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gates Jr "Our practice is committed to providing high quality patient-centered care in a safe and comfortable environment. We try to address patient needs efficiently and in a compassionate and respectful manner."

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

8  Conditions Treated

  • Female Infertility
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse

6  Procedures

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • St Vincent Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gates Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gates Jr' Reviews

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Dr. Gates Jr' 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

    10 to 15 minutes
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