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Joe A Cates, MD

Joe A Cates, MD

Vascular Surgery
Dr. Joe Cates attended medical school at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City. He completed residencies at the University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center and fellowships at both the University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center and the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Cates has been honored with the UMKC Award for Surgical Excellence, the UCLA Golden Heart Award, the Golden Scalpel Award, and as one of the Top Surgeons in Kansas City (The Squire). He is board-certified in vascular surgery.
Care Philosophy

I am a member of Midwest Physicians, an integrated, multi-specialty group that strives to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare in a caring, affordable, timely and accessible manner. Our doctors collaborate with patients, their physician colleagues and other healthcare professionals to help ensure each patient’s individual healthcare needs are met.

Accepts most insurance. Contact your insurance provider for coverage information

Da Vinci

Robotic Surgery

Sunflower State Health Plan - HMO

Medicare

United Behavioral Health

Medicaid

United Secure Horizons

UnitedHealth Community Plan - HMO

Wellcare

Coventry Health Care Plans

Aetna

Aetna - Behavioral Health

Amerigroup, Inc. (Americaid, Amerikids, Ameriplus)

Beech Street - PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Kansas City

Blue Cross - Medicare - Select

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Regence Group (Bs-Wa, Bs-Id, Bcbs-Ut, Bcbs-Or)

Cenpatico - Behavioral Health

Tricare (Humana / Pbga)

Cigna - Open Access Plus

Cigna

Comp Results

Corvel

Coventry Health Care - PPO

Coventry Health Care KS - HMO

Coventry One - PPO

Family Health Partners Medicaid - HMO

First Health

First Health

Healthcare Preferred PPO - Kansas City

Healthcare USA Medicaid - HMO

Home State Health Plan - Medicaid - HMO

Humana - Lifesync

Humana Gold

Humana

MHNet

Missouri Care - Medicaid - HMO

New Directions Behavioral Health

Omni Administrators

Preferred Health Professionals - PPO

Premiere Health

Private Healthcare Systems - PHCS - Multiplan

Savility PPO - Kansas City

Da Vinci

Robotic Surgery