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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


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


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  • 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

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
I am thankful for the option of Telehealth so that I can get help from this specialist at Vanderbilt long distance.
December 4, 2022
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The visit was so much more informative than I received from my previous provider.
October 24, 2022
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I am very happy to finally have the option of Telehealth to see this doctor. I wish that this option had been available 10 years earlier.
August 1, 2022
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He's great!
July 14, 2022
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Dr Gaines is always helpful and caring
May 30, 2022
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The doctor made me feel comfortable and was easy to talk to. Seemed to have a real interest in helping me.
March 24, 2022
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He is very caring with my situation.
February 25, 2022
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