Dr. Richard Gaines, MD

Dr. Richard Gaines, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Richard Gaines, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Daytona Beach, FL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University of Florida in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.Read his story

1075 Mason Ave

Daytona Beach, FL 32117

Contact Information

(386) 255-4596

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health First Health Plans
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Sunshine Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gaines performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 98% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Gaines' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gaines "Dr. Richard K. Gaines is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and Florida native raised in Daytona Beach. Dr. Gaines has special interests in arthroscopic and reconstructive procedures of the knee and shoulder, as well as procedures of the hip, including total hip joint replacement surgery. Dr. Gaines has been practicing in Volusia County since 1992. He joined The Orthopedic Clinic in 2015 and practices out of our Mason Avenue, Port Orange, and Twin Lakes office locations. Dr. Gaines is passionate about serving the Daytona Beach community he grew up in. His orthopedic expertise has led to his involvement with several local sports teams, including Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, the Daytona Cubs professional baseball team, and several high schools. Dr. Gaines is also the Clinical Instructor for the Florida State College of Medicine. He and his wife, Susan, are proud parents of three children."
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

85  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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49  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Davidson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Emory University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Emory University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Miami Doctors Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gaines has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaines' Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaines to family and friends
32 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Gaines' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Gaines, You did surgery in July 2017. I have being doing all my PT exercises and stretching. Your surgery was a total success. 80% torn rotator cuff and nearly 1 year later I am nearly 100% feeling good. Good range of motion. Now working on strength exercises and techniques from PT. You are...more
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Thank you C.J., we appreciate your positive feedback! Allison Boone, Patient Experience Manager

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Great Doctor ~ The most obnoxious office staff I've ever dealt with, Front to back. Hands down. I thought maybe it was a bad day. But we've gone into another week, another year. The same poor attitude. Erroneous information. Short, clipped responses. If zero stars were an option that is what you...more
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I am very sorry to hear about your experience with our staff. We are always looking at ways to improve the patient experience, and we value your feedback. If you would like to discuss this further, please call me at 386-226-1375. Allison Boone, Patient Experience Manager

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After my husband had knee surgery at another location in Palm Coast when I called the doctors office to express to them about the pain he was in we told to go to the nearest ER DR. Gaines number was given to me With the highest recommendations I called his office I was very impressed the lady...more
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Thank you John, we truly appreciate your feedback! Allison Boone, Patient Experience Manager.

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Couldn't get an appt set until ten days after injury and that was after I waited a whole day for office to call me back because they had to get approval from Dr. Gaines. Would not recommend this orthopedic clinic for treatment.
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I am very sorry to hear about this. We appreciate your feedback, and are always looking at ways to improve the patient experience. If you would like to discuss this further, please call me at 386-226-1375. Allison Boone, Patient Experience Manager.

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He was very soft spoken and kind with my son. Good bedside manners. Felt very confident with his knowledge and expertise!
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