“I partner with my patients and work with them to develop an individualized treatment plan based on their specific needs. My focus is patient-first, and my goal is always optimal health for my patients. I believe trust and honesty are key elements in the patient-physician relationship, and I work closely with my patients to keep them well.”

Board Certification

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


Internship and Residency

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Baltimore, MD
1986 and 1989

Medical School

University of Miami School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Miami, FL

Undergraduate School

Brandeis University
Bachelor of Science
Waltham, MA

Hospital Affiliated With

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

Professional Associations

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG)
1992 – Present

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG)


Dr. Kates is passionate about Obstetrics and Gynecology and working closely with her patients across the Owings Mills-area to help them achieve their optimal health. Dr. Kates went to Brandeis University in Waltham, MA, and completed her doctoral training at University of Miami School of Medicine in Miami, FL.