Dr. Alan Gaines, MD

Allergy & Immunology •  Male • Age 63
  
Dr. Gaines
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Northern RI Allergy and Asthma Center

106 Nate Whipple Hwy Ste 201 Cumberland, RI 02864

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Dr. Alan Gaines, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in Cumberland, RI and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Gaines has more experience with Environmental Allergies, Upper Respiratory Conditions, and Food and Drug Allergies than other specialists in his area. 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.


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Biography

Dr. Alan Gaines, MD is a Allergy & Immunology Specialist in Cumberland, RI and has over 37 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Gaines has more...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

Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese

Awards

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(401) 658-1800

Dr. Gaines accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Health Net
Federal Services
Tricare
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Gaines

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Gaines treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Gaines treats other conditions, please contact the office at (401) 658-1800.

Environmental Allergies

Compare with other Environmental Allergies specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pollen Allergy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaines treats Pollen Allergy more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Gaines treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Hives
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaines treats Hives more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Gaines treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Animal Allergies
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaines treats Animal Allergies more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Gaines treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 52% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaines treats Sinusitis more than 50% of their peers

Dr. Gaines treats this condition more than 50% of their peers

Chronic Sinusitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaines treats Chronic Sinusitis more than 46% of their peers

Dr. Gaines treats this condition more than 46% of their peers

Food and Drug Allergies

Food and drug allergy specialists diagnose and treat patients for whom certain foods or medications trigger an immune system response that causes distressing or life-threatening symptoms.Compare with other Food and Drug Allergies specialists.

Typically treats 67% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Anaphylactic Food Allergies
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaines treats Anaphylactic Food Allergies more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Gaines treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaines treats Anaphylactic Tree Nut Allergy more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Gaines treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Anaphylactic Egg Allergy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaines treats Anaphylactic Egg Allergy more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Gaines treats this condition more than 68% of their peers

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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)
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Deviated Septum
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
  • Environmental Allergy Testing
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Hives
  • Immunotherapy
  • Itchy Skin
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Patch Testing
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Infections
  • Toxic Effect of Venom
  • Xolair® Therapy

Locations

Northern RI Allergy and Asthma Center

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

Aquidneck Allergy and Asthma850 Aquidneck Ave Middletown, RI 02842
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Landmark Medical Center

Woonsocket, RI

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Rhode Island Hospital

Providence, RI

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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