Dr. Thomas Edward Gaines MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Thomas Gaines is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Knoxville, Tennessee and is affiliated with The University of Tennessee Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Gaines accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at The University of Tennessee Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Clinical Interests: Thoracic Neoplasms, adult cardiac surgery, surgery for atrial fibrillation
The University of Tennessee Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
Education & Medical Training
William Beaumont Army Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1984
University of Washington School of Medicine
Class of 1979
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified 29 years in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 7 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
TN State Medical License
Active through 2014
WA State Medical License
Active through 2014
Publications & Presentations
Angiosarcoma of the right atrium presenting as syncope and hemorrhagic pericardial tamponade.
Sams, V. G., Tsapenko, A., Kravitz, J. N., Gaines, T. E.
Minimally invasive surgery using bipolar radiofrequency energy is effective treatment for refractory atrial fibrillation.
Kasirajan V, Spradlin EA, Mormando TE, Medina AE, Ovadia P, Schwartzman DS, Gaines TE, Mumtaz MA, Downing SW, Ellenbogen KA
Endovascular repair of cervical aortic arch aneurysm.
Barbee, J.P., Stevens, S.L., Gaines, T.E., Gash, J.R.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Tennessee Network 5
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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1940 Alcoa Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: (865) 305-6955
Fax: (865) 637-5216