Galen North Welcomes Caroline Gates, NP-C!

Caroline received an Associate of Science degree in Nursing from Tompkins Cortland Community College in Dryden, NY and a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, TN. Caroline received her Nurse Practitioner certification in 2011 and has since work in a primary care clinical setting. Prior to primary care, Caroline has worked in home health, cardiopulmonary nursing and medical/surgical hospital settings. 

Caroline is originally from Switzerland and enjoys traveling. Often using her knowledge and nursing skills, she has given lectures on healthy living and provided disaster relief both overseas and in the United States. 

Caroline has 3 children who are now grown with successful careers. She will be seeing patients at the Galen Medical North Hixson location Monday through Friday.


**In order to accommodate our established patients, Galen North is currently not accepting new patients**

Galen North-Hixson

Galen’s office for Adult Primary Care and Gastroenterology in Hixson is located in the professional office building next to Memorial North Park Hospital.

Galen Medical Group 
2051 Hamill Road, Suite 204 Hixson, TN 37343 

Office Hours: Monday-Friday  8 am - 5 pm

Phone Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am-4:30 pm

Services Provided At This Office: Adult Primary Care, Gastroenterology/Digestive Health, Bone Density Testing

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Patient Forms

I am a new patient, what do I need to bring?

As a new patient of our office, you will need to bring: 

  • Photo ID 
  • Current insurance card
  • Emergency contact information
  • A list of your prescriptions as well as the actual medicine bottles/containers so your physician can see them. 
  • Means to pay co-payment if applicable 
Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your appointment time to allow completion of paperwork and medical record data entry.