Dr. Doug Gates will be joining Sylva Orthopaedic Associates at MedWest-Harris and will begin seeing patients in September.
Dr. Gates completed a fellowship at Triangle Orthopaedic Associates in Durham, focusing on the upper extremities including disorders of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. After graduating from medical school at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Dr. Gates completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery and additional training in general surgery at UNC Hospital.
Gates received a resident teaching award for a musculoskeletal course and was inducted into the John B. Graham Medical Student Research Society at the UNC School of Medicine.
At Sylva Orthopaedic Associates, Dr. Gates will practice alongside Drs. Larry Supik, Martin Senicki, Ryan Slechta and Jud Handley, and physician assistants Robin Pope, Hannah Hill and Alexis Willey.