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Dr. Richard K. Gaines
Richard K. Gaines
Specialties and Areas of Focus

Richard K. Gaines, M.D., F.A.B.O.S., F.A.A.O.S.

Dr. Richard Gaines is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with special interests in sports medicine, joint replacement and fracture care. Dr. Gaines has been practicing in Volusia County since 1992 and grew up in the Daytona Beach area. He was valedictorian at Father Lopez High School and is in the FLHS Hall of Fame. He attended Davidson College for undergraduate study and then attended the University Of Florida College Of Medicine. His internship and orthopaedic residency were completed at Emory University in Atlanta, GA prior to completing a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Miami during one of their national championship seasons. Dr. Gaines sees all aspects of surgical and non-surgical orthopaedic problems and employs the latest technology in the care of his patients. His main interests are in arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, knee, elbow and ankle. He also performs joint replacement procedures of the hip, knee and shoulder including partial knee replacements and reverse total shoulder arthroplasties. Dr. Gaines has been involved with sports teams locally including several high schools, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and the Daytona Cubs professional baseball team. He has served on many different committees and has held executive positions for Halifax Health, Volusia Health Network, the Volusia County Medical Society and the Halifax Insurance Plan. He also is a Clinical Instructor for the Florida State College of Medicine and has had similar roles for the Family Practice Residency Program and Nova Southeastern Physician Assistant Program. Dr. Gaines joined the Orthopaedic Clinic of Daytona Beach in 2015. He and his wife, Susan, have three children.

Undergraduate Education
Davidson College, Davidson, NC
August 1978 - May 1982

Medical Education
University of Florida College of Medicine,
Gainesville FL
August 1982 to May 1986

Emory University
Atlanta, GA
General Surgery
July 1986 to June 1987

Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Orthopaedic Surgery
July 1987 to June 1991

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
Sports Medicine
July 1991 to June 1992

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Diplomat - July 1994 - December 31, 2004

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
January 1, 2005 - December 31, 2014
January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2024

Hospital Affiliations
Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach
Halifax Medical Center, Port Orange
Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, Daytona Beach
Florida Hospital Oceanside, Ormond Beach
Surgery Center of Volusia
Twin Lakes Surgery Center, Daytona Beach

Professional Organizations
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
Florida Medical Association
Florida Orthopaedic Society
Southern Orthopaedic Association
Volusia County Medical Society

American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
Certified, 2001

National Board of Medical Examiners
Certified, 1987

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