Dr. Alan Gaines, MD

Allergy & ImmunologyMaleAge 64

Dr. Alan Gaines, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in East Providence, RI and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities Landmark Medical Center and Rhode Island Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Gaines to book an appointment.

Dr. Gaines
450 Veterans Memorial Pkwy Bldg 15a East Providence, RI 02914
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Gaines' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Animal Allergies
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaines treats Animal Allergies more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gaines treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

All Types of Food Poisoning
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaines treats All Types of Food Poisoning more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gaines treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Allergic Rhinitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaines treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gaines treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gaines' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergen Immunotherapy
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Reactions to Food
  • Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Pollen
  • Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Anaphylactic Egg Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Milk and Dairy Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Shell Fish Allergy
  • Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Asthma in Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Environmental Allergy Testing
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Food Allergy
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Immunotherapy
  • Itchy Skin
  • Latex Allergy
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Patch Testing
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radioallergosorbent Test
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Toxic Effect of Venom
  • X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia
  • Xolair® Therapy

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(401) 331-8426

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Dr. Gaines' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gaines

3.4

Based on 7 ratings

5 Stars
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Dr. Gaines has treated me for 15 years with excellent results relieving allergy and asthma symptoms greatly with medications and immunization shots. The office staff is patient, kind and thorough. It is easy to get appointments. I visit the Cumberland RI office
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Office environment
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Will from Cumberland RI – May 26, 2021
Smart and efficient
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Alan Gaines, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in East Providence, RI and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Allergy
  • Pediatric Allergy

Board Certifications

Education

1988
Duke University Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Mt Sinai Hospital
Residency Hospital
1984
Mt Sinai Hosp
Internship Hospital
1983
Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
Medical School
1979
MIT
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Alan Gaines, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Gaines has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Alan Gaines, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Alan Gaines, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Alan Gaines, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Gaines frequently treats Animal Allergies, All Types of Food Poisoning, and Allergic Rhinitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Gaines treats.

Where is Dr. Alan Gaines, MD's office located?

Dr. Gaines' office is located at 450 Veterans Memorial Pkwy Bldg 15a, East Providence, RI 02914. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Alan Gaines, MD speak?

Dr. Gaines speaks Portuguese and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Practice

450 Veterans Memorial Pkwy Bldg 15a East Providence, RI 02914
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Northern RI Allergy and Asthma Center

Northern RI Allergy and Asthma Center106 Nate Whipple Hwy Ste 201 Cumberland, RI 02864
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Gaines is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Landmark Medical Center

Woonsocket, RI

64% Patient Experience Rating, 5% lower than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)

Rhode Island Hospital

Providence, RI

68% Patient Experience Rating, 1% lower than the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)