Dr. Richard J Kates MD is a male Obstetrician & Gynecologist, has 40 years of experience and practices in Obstetrics & Gynecology.
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(11)
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Kates, Obstetrician & Gynecologist is Excellent. Dr. Kates has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.375 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
  • Currently 3.625 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Kates, MD is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hot Flashes
  • Infertility
  • Menopause

Education & Awards

Dr. Kates graduated from Columbia University, New York. He has 3 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
South Green
Obstetrician & Gynecologist
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Connecticut™ (2009)

Affiliations

Dr. Kates has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • St Francis Hospital & Medical Center 
  • Hartford Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Kates accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 21 plans
  • Anthem - 17 plans
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 3 plans
  • Community Health Network of Connecticut - 3 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 2 plans
  • Humana - 6 plans
  • Cigna - 7 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Richard J. Kates practice?
Dr. Richard Kates practices Obstetrics & Gynecology near Hartford, CT.
Additional practice locations include: Farmington, CT.
See Hartford Obstetricians & Gynecologists.