Douglas Gates, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics

Phone: 828.586.5531
Fax: 828.349.5759

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  • St. Olaf College, BA Biology (1989)
  • Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Masters of Fine Arts (1993)
  • University of North Carolina Asheville, Pre-Med (2001)
  • UNC Chapel Hill, Doctorate of Medicine, (2006)
  • Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Triangle Orthopaedics
  • Upper Extremity Fellowship
Osteoporosis and Low-Energy Distal Radius and Hip Fractures Clinical research evaluating Bone Health clinic follow-up, medication, and preventative measure outcomes in post fragility distal radius fracture patients. (2010-2012) 
  • Resident teaching award for Musculoskeletal course, UNC School of medicine, 2008
  • Recipient of the American Burn Association Student Scholarship, 2004
  • Inducted into the John B Graham Student Research Society, January 2004
  • Honors UNC School of Medicine: Dept of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 4th year elective for research conducted in wound healing, Gross, Anatomy, Histology, Cell Biology, Neuroanatomy, and Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Selected for NIH funded Short Term Research Program, UNC School of Medicine 2003
  • UNC School of Medicine Medical Education Development program.  Finished the program ranked 3rd out of 79 students.
  • Dean’s list UNC- Asheville 1999-2001
  • Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery