Dr. Ronald Cate, MD

Dr. Ronald Cate, MD

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Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  |  
Male  |  
69 y/o
19 reviews

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Dr. Ronald Cate, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery doctor who practices in Nashville, TN. He is 69 years old. Dr. Cate is affiliated with Tristar Centennial Medical Center....See Less

Otolaryngology Associates of Tennessee

2410 Patterson St Ste 210

Nashville, TN 37203
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American General
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance

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Dr. Cate's Experience

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Dr. Cate's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
1

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
58

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Voice Disorders

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Testing
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hearing Aid
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vision Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Misprescribing or Overprescribing Drugs (9/30/2013)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Ronald C Cate MD: License # 8442: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician allegedly engaged in unprofessional conduct; dispensing, prescribing or otherwise distributing any controlled substance or any other drug not in the course of his professional practice; and failure to adhere to the law establishing duty to create and maintain medical records on patients. ACTION TAKEN: The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners has issued a REPRIMAND on the physician’s Tennessee license with terms; assessed a $1,000.00 Civil PENALTY, plus costs not to exceed $1,500.00.
    State: Tennessee

Education

  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • City Of Memphis Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cate has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cate has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cate's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cate to family and friends
3.9
based on 19 total surveys (1 with a review)
Dr. Cate's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Cate accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Choice PPO
  • American General
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
    Network C
    Network P
    Network S
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Flexcare
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
    One Health HMO
    One Health POS
    One Health PPO
  • PHCS
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Signature Health Alliance
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Cate has admitting privileges

Tristar Centennial Medical Center
2300 Patterson St
Nashville, TN 37203
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