Dr. Robert Gaines Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Gaines Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
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Dr. Robert Gaines Jr, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Columbia, MO and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1967 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1 S Keene St

Columbia, MO 65201

Contact Information

(573) 876-8652

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink

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Top Care Areas

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

Herniated Disc
normal
more than 42% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 9% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
normal
more than 6% of peers

Dr. Gaines Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Gaines Jr does not have any board certifications listed.

24  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

2  Procedures

  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Duke University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Duke University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • North Carolina Specialty Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Gaines Jr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Gaines Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaines Jr' Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaines Jr to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Gaines Jr' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have had so many doctors in my lifetime. He is by far the best there will ever be in my opinion. He genuinely cares about his patients and their families, not just in the medical area but personal too. There will never be a doctor that cares as much as he does.
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April 29 1979 I was in a plane crash that caused me to have multiple injuries including a compression fracture of 6 vertebrae which caused a lot of spinal cord damage with resultant loss of bodily functions. Dr Gaines did what he could to repair the damage and had to install four Harrington rods...more
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