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About Dr. Edward D Cates

Dr. Edward D Cates, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lacey, WA. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Cates is affiliated with Providence St Peter Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Edward D Cates is Great. Dr. Edward D Cates has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Edward D Cates is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Pioneer Family Practice

5130 Corporate Center Ct SE
Lacey, WA 98503
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Dr. Edward D Cates has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Family Planning
  • Check-up
  • Contraception
  • Immunization
  • Influenza
  • Weight Loss

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Mr and Mrs Hatten

Very rude Receptionist and New Watchdog came out and jumped on my daughter Jennifer today for her having 3 kids at a Family Doctor Appt! How dare them embarrass a long standing PAYING PATIENT along with 3 little ones. Drives all the way from Chehalus to be treated this way???

Wait time
40 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
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Total Dedication,Caring

Dr. Cates has been there for me and has been the best Doctor for me. Very helpful and caring. Always takes time on visits to go over everything needed.

Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
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Spends Time with Me
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Five Stars
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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Cates is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • Contra Costa Regional Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Edward D Cates accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Premera
    • Premera Heritage Signature
    • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
    • Premera LifeWise Connect
  • Regence Health Plans
    • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Pioneer Family Practice, 5130 Corporate Center Ct SE, Lacey, WA
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    Dr. Edward D Cates is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Lacey, WA.