AREAS OF EXPERTISE
PEDIATRICS & ADOLESCENT MEDICINE
Dr Gates has 18+ years of experience in Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. She is an expert in child development and she loves working with children of all ages, from infants to college-aged young adults, and their families.
URGENT CARE MEDICINE
Dr Gates has over 5 years of experience practicing General Urgent Care Medicine, where she loves connecting with a wide variety of patients and caring for a wide variety of illnesses and injuries.
Dr. Gates has over 3 years of experience in Medical Leadership. She has been a regional medical director at her urgent care centers, leading multidisciplinary teams in practice improvement. Most recently, she has helped lead her teams through this devastating pandemic and the immense changes it has brought to the practice of medicine.
Dr Gates has been a Buddhist practitioner for over 10 years and brings her insight from this practice to all areas of her life, including her professional practice and writing.
GLOBAL & PUBLIC HEALTH
Dr. Gates has worked in public and community health centers. She been participating in medical missions throughout the world at all stages of her career. She currently is the Director of Global Health and Outreach at Convenient MD Urgent Care Centers and leads Medical Mission and teaching trips around the world.
MINDFULNESS & MEDITATION
Dr Gates has extensive experience in mindfulness and meditation techniques as part of her spiritual practice. These techniques can be a wonderful part of non-secular health and wellness.