Dr. Ryan Gaines, MD

Dr. Ryan Gaines, MD

Head & Neck Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
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Dr. Ryan Gaines, MD is a head & neck surgical oncology specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in head & neck surgical oncology.

2535 S Downing St Ste 480

Denver, CO 80210

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Oral Cancer
very high
more than 90% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 89% of peers
Tongue Cancer
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Gaines'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gaines "Dr. Gaines strives to provide compassionate care for patients with disorders of the head and neck. He is pleased to provide a wider range of treatment options including minimally invasive surgical treatments for appropriate patients. Joining Colorado Head and Neck Specialists allows Dr. Gaines to provide care for his patients in an established, growing multidisciplinary cancer center."

1  Specialties

  • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

52  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Missouri Kansas City Dept Of Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Kansas School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Washington University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

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

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaines to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Gaines is an excellent doctor with a highly developed set of surgical and oncology skills. He worked with my stage 3B melanoma in the neck for over a year, did two surgeries. I followed up with neck radiation per his recommendation. His professionalism, excellent listening and compassionate...more
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Amazing Dr. & staff! I can't say enough good things about them. Trusted him with my life literally in his hands, and he saved it!! After fighting chemo / radiation resistant , stage 4c oral cancer since Sept 2015... I just had my 1 year post op pet scan and am "c" Free!!! And we drive over 100...more
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