Excellence in Hospital Patient Care

Education: Medical training at Astrakhan State Medical Academy (Astrakhan, Russia); residency training in Russia in anesthesiology and critical care; residency training in New York in internal medicine. 
Hire Date: September 2011 
Board Certification:  Internal Medicine 
Organized Medicine & Community Involvement: Serves on several hospital committees; is a member of many local, state and national medical societies.

Education: Medical training at Kasturba Medical College (India); internship training and residency training at Wesley Hospital.
Hire Date:  October 2012 
Board Certification:  Family Medicine 
Organized Medicine & Community Involvement: Serves on several hospital committees; is a member of many local, state and national medical societies.

Corey Lewis MD

Alexander Pankratov MD

Alexander Lane DO

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Economics and a minor in Chinese from Washington University; Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences; residency training at Palm Beach Center for Graduate Medical Education.
Hire Date:  August 2014 
Board Certification:  Internal Medicine
Organized Medicine & Community Involvement: Member of many local, state and national medical societies.

Education: University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine combined MD-BLA Program; residency training at the University of Missouri-Columbia Medical Center.
Hire Date:  September 2015 
Board Certification:  Internal Medicine
Organized Medicine & Community Involvement: Member of many local, state and national medical societies.

Robert Evangelidis MD

Education:  Bachelor of Science from Truman State University; Cornell Law School, J.D. degree

Hire Date:  January 2003

Licensure:  Member of both the Missouri Bar and the New York Bar

Experience: Practiced law in Binghamton, New York for 2 years at Hinman, Howard & Kattell in the Employee Benefits Law department.  In March 2001, began working at Bryan Cave LLP; worked in the Employee Benefits Law and Corporate Law Departments.  January 2003, began working at Gates Hospitalists, LLC;  provides general legal counsel and handles the business administration of the practice.  

Yochita Gullapalli MD

Rahul Kapur MD

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from the University of Kansas; Kansas University School of Medicine; residency training at KU Medical Center.
Hire Date: July 2007 
Board Certification:  Internal Medicine 
Organized Medicine & Community Involvement: Serves on the Liberty Hospital Medical Executive Committee beginning January 2016; serves on several hospital committees; is a member of many local, state and national medical societies.

Ashley Hole DO

Education: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences; residency training at Mount Clemens General Hospital located in Michigan.
Hire Date:  September 2017 
Board Certification:  Board Eligible in Internal Medicine
Organized Medicine & Community Involvement: Member of many local, state and national medical societies.

Lancer Gates DO, FACOI

Education: Bachelor of Science in Pre-medicine from Penn State University; Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine; Residency training at Wilson Memorial Hospital.

Hire Date: December 2002 Founded Gates Hospitalists, LLC

Board Certification:  Internal Medicine (AOBIM and ABIM); Fellow of the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine 

Organized Medicine & Community Involvement: Serves as a Councilor of the Missouri State Medical Society; the Editorial Board of Missouri Medicine: the Journal of the Missouri State Medical Association; Chairperson of the MSMA Insurance Agency; member of the MSMA Committee for Legislative Affairs and the MSMA Ethics Committee; Past-President of the Kansas City Medical Society. He serves as the President of Kansas City Regional Osteopathic Medical Association 2018-2019. He serves on the Finance Committee of CENTRUS Health. He serves on the Berkshire-Hathaway Medical Protective Hospitalist Specialist Advisory Board. His honors include:  2008 Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) Physician of the year; 2007 Kansas City Medical Society Doctor of Distinction. 

Education: University of Kansas; Kansas University School of Medicine; residency training at KU Medical Center.
Hire Date: October 2012
Board Certification:  Internal Medicine 
Organized Medicine & Community Involvement: Serves on several hospital committees; is a member of many local, state and national medical societies, serves as a physician member on the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City Corporate Credentials Committee. In the past, Dr. Lewis served his country as a physician in the United States Air Force.

Rusty Bergman DO, FACOI

Stacey Gates Esq.

General Counsel & Business Manager

Education: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Truman State University; Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine; residency training at Deaconess West Hospital (Des Peres).
Hire Date: December 2003
Board Certification:  Internal Medicine; Fellow of the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine 
Organized Medicine & Community Involvement: Serves on several hospital committees; is a member of many local, state and national medical societies. He serves on the Quality Committee of CENTRUS Health.