Dr. Melissa Gaines, MD

Hospice & Palliative MedicineFemaleAge 43

Dr. Gaines
Telehealth services available

Cox Senior Health Center

3525 S National Ave Ste 207 Springfield, MO 65807

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(417) 269-9220

Dr. Melissa Gaines, MD is a Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialist in Springfield, MO. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Gaines to book an appointment.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Offers Telehealth
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Dr. Gaines' conditions and procedures:

  • Acid Reflux
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anemia
  • Asthma
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Liver Diseases
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Dizziness
  • Eating Disorders
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Flu Shot
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gout
  • Grief
  • Grief Therapy
  • Headache
  • Heartburn
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hypertension
  • Immunization
  • Incontinence
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Fusion
  • Kidney Disease
  • Menopause
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Stress Management
  • Stroke
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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(417) 269-9220

Dr. Gaines accepts the following insurance:

Balanced Blue Access-MO
Balanced Blue Preferred-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Preferred (Blue Preferred / Small Grp)-MO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-MO POS
Blue Preferred Network-MO
Blue Preferred Options-MO
Blue Preferred Plus-MO POS
Blue Preferred-MO HMO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred-MO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X-MO
Bronze Pathway-MO
Catastrophic Pathway X-MO
Catastrophic Pathway-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-MO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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What went well
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (3)
  • Explained conditions well (3)
What could be improved
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    She is one of the best in the field of Internal Medicine. All of my visits with her has been great. She is caring, listens, and pleasant.
    What went well
    No results
    What could be improved
    No results
    8 people found this helpful
    richardbasham in Kansas – Jan 02, 2016
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    About Me


    Dr. Melissa Gaines, MD is a Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialist in Springfield, MO. She has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. ...Read more


    • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine


    University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    University of Kansas / School of Medicine
    Medical School


    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Melissa Gaines, MD offer telehealth services?

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

    Does Dr. Melissa Gaines, MD accept my insurance?

    Use the Healthgrades insurance check to verify if Dr. Gaines accepts your insurance.

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

    Dr. Gaines frequently treats Acid Reflux, Alzheimer's Disease, and Anemia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Gaines treats.

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

    Dr. Gaines' office is located at 3525 S National Ave Ste 207, Springfield, MO 65807. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Melissa Gaines, MD?

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    Cox Senior Health Center

    Cox Senior Health Center3525 S National Ave Ste 207 Springfield, MO 65807