Dr. Seth G. Kates MD Dermatologist

Dr. Seth Kates is a dermatologist in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lowell General Hospital and Saint Vincent Hospital. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Kates accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Lowell General Hospital and one of 7 at Saint Vincent Hospital who specialize in Dermatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Dermatologist: General Dermatology

Education & Medical Training

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1989

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Dermatology, 1989 - 1992

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Subungual bacteria of the hand: contribution to the glove juice test; efficacy of antimicrobial detergents.
Leyden, J. J., McGinley, K. J., Kates, S. G., Myung, K. B.

The antibacterial efficacy of econazole nitrate in interdigital toe web infections.
Kates, S. G., Myung, K. B., McGinley, K. J., Leyden, J. J.

Microbial ecology of interdigital infections of toe web spaces.
Kates, S. G., Nordstrom, K. M., McGinley, K. J., Leyden, J. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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