Dr. Taylor Cates subscribes to a personal philosophy based on an individualized approach to patient care. His focus is directed at resolving patient's problems using the least invasive methods available.
Dr. Taylor Cates spent his entire childhood in Collierville, Tennessee, a suburb of Memphis. He attended Truman State University on full athletic scholarship where he was named Academic All American and All Conference performer as a defensive end on the varsity football team. After graduation, he attended medical school at the University of Tennessee where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. Upon completion of medical school, Dr. Cates continued his orthopaedic training at Atlanta Medical Center. While a resident, Dr. Cates won the “Thomas E. Whitesides” research award for the best paper among Georgia residents. Following successful completion of residency, Dr. Cates continued his training at the Atlanta Sports Medicine and Cartilage Reconstruction fellowship under the mentorship of Scott D. Gillogly. This year of advanced training focused on cutting edge arthroscopic techniques, cartilage reconstruction, and less invasive surgery. Furthermore, Dr. Cates acted as an associate team physician to the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Thrashers, gaining valuable experience in the care of elite athletes. Dr. Cates subscribes to a personal philosophy based on an individualized approach to patient care. Taking time to listen to patients and understanding their complaints is at the heart of this method. Dr. Cates’s focus is directed at resolving patient's problems using the least invasive methods available. Dr. Cates and his wife, Baylee, have two children and live in Carrollton. Seeing Patients at Bremen Orthopaedics Carrollton Orthopaedic Clinic Villa Rica Orthopaedics Medical School University of Tennessee Memphis, Tennessee Internship & Residency Atlanta Medical Center Atlanta, Georgia Fellowship Fellowship-Sports Medicine Atlanta Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics Atlanta, Georgia Board Certifications American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Affiliations American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Arthroscopic Association of North America Alpha Omega Alpha Special Procedures & Techniques Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine General Orthopaedics