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26 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Gaines is Average. Dr. Gaines has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
Promptness 2.7
Courteous Staff 3.4
Accurate Diagnosis 3.1
Bedside Manner 3.2
Spends Time with Me 3.3
Follows Up After Visit 3.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Gaines, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Education & Awards

Dr. Gaines graduated from Stony Brook University. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2012 - 2015)
Level III
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2012 - 2015)


Dr. Gaines has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Rhode Island Hospital 
  • The Miriam Hospital 


  • Portuguese
  • French
  • Creole
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. John Elliot Gaines MD is a male Internist, has 26 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. John E. Gaines practice?
Dr. John Gaines has 2 office locations.
Dr. John Gaines practices Internal Medicine near East Providence, RI.
Additional practice locations include: Smithfield, RI.
See East Providence Internists.