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About Dr. Kenneth M Oates

Dr. Kenneth M Oates, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Mount Vernon, WA. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Oates has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kenneth M Oates is Excellent. Dr. Kenneth M Oates has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Kenneth M Oates is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Northwest Orthopedic Surgeons

1500 Continental Pl
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
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Dr. Kenneth M Oates has the following 2 specialties

  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Expertise

    15 Expertise

  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Laminectomy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
  • Bone Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis

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Excellent Surgeon - Great Shoulder Replacement

My husband's shoulder was replaced two months ago by Dr. Oates in Anacortes. We have nothing but the very best to say about the whole experience. Yes, there was a wait of weeks to get on the surgery schedule but as he explained, there is only one of him and he's seeing several patients a day for replacement and it's just that he's so busy that he can't physically get you in any earlier. We wanted the BEST and so we were willing to wait for him. It was worth it as the shoulder has gone so beautifully from the first day of surgery all the way through the PT schedule and the follow ups at his office. We know several people here in the San Juans who have been very satisfied patients of Dr. Oates and that is why we choose him. So glad we did!!

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Great Doc

I have had two surgeries performed by Dr. Oates and I am completely satisfied with his work. I am late 20's male that enjoys fitness so I am sure that had something to do with my recovery. I have had one SLAP tear repair which took about 1 1/2 years for full function and confidence but the severity of my injury was fairly extensive. Recently I tore my right ankle in a motorcycle accident (improper PPE) I completely dislocated it to the point where it ripped my skin from being stretched. I am at six weeks post op and walking around almost 100 naturally, I am probably 2-3 weeks ahead of schedule. I have complete and total confidence in doctor Oates ability to put me back together.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Ucsd Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Kenneth M Oates 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
  • Group Health Coop
    • Group Health Coop Alliant Plus Connect
    • Group Health Coop Core
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Premera
    • Premera Heritage Signature
    • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
    • Premera LifeWise Connect
    • Premera MultiCare Connected Care
    • Premera NW PHYS Network: Personal Care
  • 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

Northwest Orthopedic Surgeons, 1500 Continental Pl, Mount Vernon, WA


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