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Lawrence S. Gaines PhD, MA, BA

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
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  • 82 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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Locations (2)

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


  • 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.
Dr Gaines started me on medication and it has really helped
November 25, 2020
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he truly seems concerned about my mental state
November 1, 2020
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Dr. Gaines was excellent in establishing rapport during our first visit. He is professional but easy to talk with, almost like sharing with a friend. I am comfortable talking with him and feel that I am making progress in learning to better manage my disease.
October 17, 2020
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All is good
June 30, 2020
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Dr. Gaines is extremely thoughtful and offers tools and skills that I can use to improve my condition.
June 25, 2020
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He was very easy to talk to.
April 7, 2020
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