About Dr Gates
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Medical Diagnostic Choices - MDC
About Dr Gates
About Dr Gates
Dr. Jackson L. Gates
Dr. Jackson Gates, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, serves as our Founder & President of Medical Diagnostic Choices (MDC-Atlanta).
The current medical practice for MDC-Atlanta
was initiated in 2009 with a mission to improve medical practice efficiency and effective communication between patients, physicians, laboratory medicine specialists, and other medical specialists.
Over the past five (5) years, Dr Gates
has successfully transitioned our medical practice into a unique, "One STOP " multi-specialty micro-practice in the greater Atlanta area that includes not only general adult medicine but also affordable,convenient, fast and accurate diagnostic laboratory medicine under one medical practice umbrella.
PATIENTS EXPRESS THEIR APPRECIATION FOR DR. GATES' MEDICAL SERVICE
As a general practitioner (Generalist, Primary Care Physician), Dr. Gates has an unrestricted medical license from the State of Georgia to practice General Medicine (Primary Care) and Laboratory Medicine.
medical career, Dr. Gates
has written prescriptions for thousands of different types of medications over his
career, personally treated and managed patients with a range of clinical diseases with a clinical practice record demonstrating the highest level of standards of care.
Examples of clinical cases that Dr. Gates
has treated and managed as a general practitioner, even among other clinical colleagues with PEER-REVIEW, include sexually transmitted infections, diabetes, hypertension, abnormal lipid profile, arthritis, shingles, autoimmune diseases, pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis, conjunctivitis, urinary tract infection, skin rash, skin cancer, acute gastrointestinal disease, hepatitis, chronic pain syndrome, headaches, blood/bleeding disorder, and much more.
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As a Laboratory Medicine Specialist, Dr. Gates has diagnosed different types of diseases, including a variety of cancers and other acute/chronic diseaseswith proven accuracy and proficiency when compared to his medical peers.
holds a certificate of completion of training to interpret gynecological (PAP-SMEARS) and non-gynecological (thyroid, breast, lymph node, soft tissue ASPIRATIONS, etc) liquid-based cytological samples (Cytyc Corporation, Massachusetts).
has maintained a record of excellence in the Nationally Required Cytology Proficiency Testing by College of American Pathologists
(CAP) and American Society of Clinical Pathologists
Dr. Gates completed a five year, general pathology and laboratory medicine training at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, and is board-certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.
Dr. Gates trained under Dr. Robert Pascal, a world renown expert gastrointestinal pathologist while at Emory University School of Medicine.
While at Emory, Dr. Gates trained under the great cytopathologist, Dr. Zuher M. Naib, also known along with Dr. Leopold G. Koss, as the founder of modern Cytopathology.
Dr. Gates developed his skills in hematology while at Emory, working directly ,individually under the tutelage of Dr. Victor Napoli, who was a professor of hematopathology and hematology for over fifty years.
areas of interest include:
Some of these laboratories under Dr. Gates'
medical directorship were certified by College of American Pathologists
and The Joint Commission for Hospital Accreditation.
Our Practice Area
In addition to the above listed hospitals, Dr. Gates
has practiced medicine at the following hospitals, medical clinics and reference medical laboratories: Spalding Regional Medical Center
, Griffin, Georgia; Southeast Georgia Health Center
, Brunswick, Georgia; Lander Regional Hospital
, Lander, Wyoming; Campbell County Memorial Hospital
, Wyoming; Houston Medical Center
, Warner Robins, Georgia; U.S.
, Charleston, South Carolina; Memorial Hospital
of Adel, Adel, Georgia; Miller County Hospital
, Colquitt, Georgia; Memorial Hospital
and Manor, Bainbridge, Georgia; Lake City Medical Center
, Lake City, Florida; Shands at Lake Shore Hospital
, Lake City, Florida; Coffee Regional Medical Center
, Douglas, Georgia; Parkway Medical Center
, Decatur, Alabama, Pathology Consultants of Georgia
, Dahlonega, Georgia; International Medical Clinic, Doraville, Georgia; and Jefferson Pain Clinic, Jefferson, Georgia.
Our Medical Training and Other Credentials
primary, general medical education and training at The Medical College of Georgia
(MCG) in Augusta, Georgia, which at that time, was heralded as the Nation's most prominent academic program for Primary Care Medical Education.
The Medical College of Georgia
is the 13th oldest medical school in the entire United States of America, which means that it has trained more medical doctors in primary care medicine than many other medical schools, with a primary mission of providing primary care physicians to our Nation.
primary medical education included direct apprenticeship with attending-level internist, neurologist, hematologist, family physician, surgeon, rheumatologist, gynecologist, among others.
This would include working directly along-side, one on one with a private-practicing, community-based attending-level Family Medicine Physician during his primary medical education.
has also completed a number of years of direct apprenticeship from attending-level primary care physicians as well as pain-medicine physicians in private practice, since completing medical school.
After medical school, Dr Gates
trained briefly in Family Medicine at the Medical Center of Central Georgia
in Macon, Georgia, prior to starting his
general medical practice.
During Dr. Gates
training in Family Medicine at MCCG
trained under the apprenticeship of attending-level family medicine physicians, internal medicine physicians, surgeons, and obstetricians and gynecologists, along side other interns and residents.
is actively engaged in Continual Medical Education (CME) in General Adult Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Laboratory Medicine, for which he
Dr. Gates is board-certified in clinical and anatomical laboratory medicine.
Many physicians of various specialties seek the advice of a laboratory medicine specialist like Dr. Gates
Now Dr. Gates
provides not only direct laboratory medicine consultation to patients, but also treatment and management of common diseases.Remember, laboratory medicine physicians have the expertise it takes to appropriately advise patients, as well as to eliminate miscommunication with respect to accurate interpretation of laboratory medicine data.
He is a licensed general practitioner (physician) with vast experience and expertise in pathology and laboratory medicine.
currently maintains an active medical license over the past twenty (20) years from the State of Georgia, to practice general medicine as well as clinical laboratory medicine and pathology without restriction.
also holds an active and current DEA registration for prescription of class II medications over the past sixteen (16) years.
Our Case Reviews
Dr. Jackson L. Gates, MD has personally diagnosed, treated, and reviewed well over 100,000 combined, clinical and laboratory medicine cases over his community-based medical practice career, rendering rapid, definitive accurate diagnoses to other physicians in just about every medical specialty including those dealing with skin cancers, gastrointestinal disorders, blood disorders, genito-urinary disorders, a variety of other cancers, and a variety of other diseases.
has demonstrated clinical competency over his
career with proven accuracy and reproducibility when compared to other clinical practices and external laboratory medical practices, including academic-based medical practices such as the Mayo Clinic
, MD Anderson
, and Johns Hopkins
, just to name a few.
There are no derogatory claims against Dr. Gates'
medical practice during his
independent, office-based medical practice and/or physician-staff membership at the numerous hospital appointments throughout his
extensive medical practice career.
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