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Lawrence S. Gaines PhD, MA, BA

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
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  • 137 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Adult Psychiatry
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    Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
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    Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
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Conditions and Treatments

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    Individual Psychotherapy

Locations (2)

1301 Medical Center Drive, Suites 1660 and 3701
Nashville, TN 37232
Vanderbilt Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 20500
Nashville, TN 37204


  • Bachelor of Arts, 1965
  • Master of Arts - University of Maryland, College Park, 1968
  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Maryland, College Park, 1972
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Patient Comments

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He is very caring with my situation.
Februray 25, 2022
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My experience was good.
November 22, 2021
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Dr. Gaines is so caring and professional. He has a way about him that makes you feel comfortable to talk to. Dr. Gaines gives relevant examples that are applicable to my situation. I would highly recommend him.
October 21, 2021
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All around good experience.
October 16, 2021
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I liked Larry a lot. I felt he was genuine in his words. I needed guidance today to start my journey to getting long needed help. Larry provided that. I am deeply thankful.
September 28, 2021
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It was a very good and positive experience. Immediately felt very relaxed and comfortable
September 17, 2021
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Dr. Gaines is personable, kind, and interesting. I enjoyed our conversation. He gave me something's to consider.
September 16, 2021
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Dr. Gaines has been my psychologist for many years, and he is always great.
August 18, 2021
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very professional and caring
June 29, 2021
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