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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
26 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Harold Cates is Excellent. Dr. Cates has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Harold Cates, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Cates graduated from University of Tennessee, Memphis. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Cates has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Methodist Med Center Of Oak Ridge 
  • Fort Loudoun Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Harold Eugene Cates MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Harold E. Cates practice?
Dr. Harold Cates has 8 office locations.
Dr. Harold Cates practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Knoxville, TN.
Additional practice locations include: Seymour, TN and Oak Ridge, TN.
See Knoxville Orthopedic Surgeons.