DAVID S. CATES, PHD - Nebraska Medicine
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DAVID S. CATES, PHD | (402) 559-5031

Primary Specialty
Children and Adolescents

Primary Location

42nd and Emile St.
Omaha, NE 68198-4185
Voice: (402) 559-5031
Fax: (402) 559-9592

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Treatments & Conditions



  • Medical School:  University of Kansas, 1991
  • Internship:  UCLA School of Medicine, 1991
  • Residency:  University of California, 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Interpreters available for all languages

Special Interests

Dr. Cates is the Director of Behavioral Health at Nebraska Medicine and is an adjunct assistant professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurological Sciences. He specializes in Child Clinical Psychology and treats children, adolescents and their families suffering from disruptive behavior disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette’s disorder, mood disorders and anxiety disorders. Dr. Cates is also a member of the Nebraska Medicine Biocontainment Unit team.