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About Dr. Thomas E Gaines
Dr. Thomas E Gaines, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Knoxville, TN. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Vascular Surgery. Dr. Gaines is affiliated with University Of Tennessee Medical Center and Physicians Regional Medical Center. Dr. Gaines has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Thomas E Gaines has the following 1 specialty
- Vascular Surgery
Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.
Dr. Thomas E Gaines has the following 5 expertise
- Varicose Veins
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Diabetes Complications
- Vascular Malformations
Dr. Thomas E Gaines has 0 board certified specialties
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Dr. Gaines did surgery on my husband in 2014. He had to have his esophagus removed, it was because his esophagus had torn. We couldn't have chosen a better Dr to do the job. He is a wonderful man who cares deeply about his patients with a serious attitude about their health. His work has been complimented by other doctors we have seen many times, in these past few years during my husbands recovery. I would highly recommend him to friends and family.
Patients' Choice Award (2017, 2018)
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.
On-Time Doctor Award (2018)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors
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Dr. Gaines is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
39 Years Experience
University Of Washington School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1979
United States Army Medical Center
Dr. Thomas E Gaines accepts the following insurance providers.
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TN Blue Network E
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana Knoxville PPOx
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsUniversity Heart And Chest Services, 1940 Alcoa Hwy Ste E260, Knoxville, TN
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