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About Dr. John A Gaines

Dr. John A Gaines, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Smithfield, RI. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine. Dr. Gaines has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

18 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John A Gaines is Good. Dr. John A Gaines has been rated by 18 patients. From those 18 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John A Gaines is 2.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Coastal Medical

41 Sanderson Rd Ste 201
Smithfield, RI 02917
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Dr. John A Gaines has the following 1 specialty

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Immunization
  • Check-up
  • Weight Loss
  • Heartburn
  • Vaccination
  • Physical
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)


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Great doctor

Always patient and listens

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15 minutes
Easy Appointment
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Thinks he is funny

He was trying overly hard to be amusing but it actually diminished any trust I made have had for him. Left second guessing his course of treatment

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20 minutes
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AVOID this doctor at all costs

Had a horrible first time experience with him. He didn't listen at all, no compassion just condescension. Definitely sexist. He shouldn't practice medicine.

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45 minutes
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If you are looking for a doctor who will do what is best for the doctor and not what is best for the patient then dr gaines is your man.

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5 minutes
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The "sleep study" doctor

Ever feel like you're getting worked over? If this Dr tries to send you for a sleep study, regardless if you think it applies to your issue,...QUESTION THIS!! First off, know that most insurances will not cover the whole thing, I have great insurance and it was going to cost me almost $400, which is fine,.....IF I needed a sleep study. Unfortunately, having the study done would do NOTHING to show ANYTHING regarding my condition and when questioning the Dr about this,....I was dropped as a patient. Left cold. Reading some of these other reviews, it's not a surprise. I wish I had done my homework first, I could have avoided letting him put me in the position I'm in now. HEALTH provider??? I think not.

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10.0 minutes
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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2011)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Education

    33 Years Experience

  • The School Of Medicine At Stony Brook University Medical Center

    Graduated in 1985

  • Roger Williams Medical Center


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John A Gaines accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • BCBS Rhode Island
    • BCBS RI HealthMate Coast to Coast
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Coastal Medical, 41 Sanderson Rd Ste 201, Smithfield, RI
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