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Dr. Cates subscribes to a personal philosophy based on an individualized approach to patient care. Taking time to listen to patients and understanding their complaints is at the heart of this method. Dr. Cates’s focus is directed at resolving patient's problems using the least invasive methods available.


Medical School

  • University of Tennessee
    Memphis, Tennessee

Internship & Residency

  • Atlanta Medical Center
    Atlanta, Georgia


  • Sports Medicine
    Atlanta Sports Medicine & Orthopedics
    Atlanta, Georgia

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

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