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Jay Gainer III, MD


Assistant Professor of Medicine

4.9 4.9 303 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Internal Medicine
Primary Care

Board Certificates

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 1994


MD - West Virginia University, 1990
Research Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1996
Residency - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1993


Vanderbilt Primary Care One Hundred Oaks
Vanderbilt Adult Primary Care
719 Thompson Lane
Suite 38500
Nashville, TN 37204

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr Gainer went out of his way to find me a bone and joint specialist that would see me the same day. He is very caring and helpful!
Patient | October 9, 2018

Excellent physician!
Patient | September 25, 2018

Dr. Gainer listens to my concerns and is very patient in helping me understand my conditions and the medications I need to treat them. He is the ultimate professional physcian
Patient | September 17, 2018

I was diagnosed with hypertension 13 years ago and Dr. Gainer is the only provider who has been able to successfully address my situation.
Patient | September 11, 2018

Dr. Gainer is an excellent doctor who is also kind, compassionate, and personable.
Patient | August 24, 2018

Dr Gainer always provides an excellent visit. very smart, up to date, and knowledgeable
Patient | August 21, 2018

always answers my questions in terms I understand. I appreciate Dr Gainerhelping me control my blood pressure & answered questions about my kidney disease.
Patient | August 14, 2018

I am very pleased with my care. I feel very well taken care of.
Patient | August 13, 2018

The best Vanderbilt Medical Clinic has to offer.
Patient | July 19, 2018

Patient | July 18, 2018

James Gainer is the BEST person to take care of me I am 80 years old.
Patient | June 26, 2018

I really like Dr Gainer, I'm so glad I found him for my doctor
Patient | June 26, 2018

doctor Gainer has always been very considerate to listen to all my concerns. I feel very fortunate to have him as my doctor. the staff also has been very helpful to me.
Patient | June 2, 2018

Dr. Gainer is very thorough.
Patient | May 29, 2018

Dr. Gainer has worked diligently over the years to find the best Rx combination for my hypertension and we have been very successful. I especially appreciate his concern for my welfare and life situation beyond that most doctors would concern themselves with. He, and Vanderbilt Medical Clinics, have improved my health to a level that allows me to enjoy life and reduce the risks associate with such.
Patient | May 28, 2018

Great doctor, really knows me and my health problems well and always explains things in a language I understand. Lucky to have him as my doctor.
Patient | April 17, 2018

Good experience.
Patient | April 10, 2018

Dr. Gainer provides the very best care & attention to detail in all healthy wellness areas.
Patient | March 30, 2018

As stated before, I have the utmost respect for Dr. Gainer as a doctor and a person.
Patient | March 28, 2018

Patient | March 9, 2018

He is an outstanding physician in all aspects I'm a physician and I only go the absolute best, and he is that!!!
Patient | March 7, 2018

All good no complaints.
Patient | February 28, 2018

Dr. Gainer is an excellent doctor. I love him. I followed him from downtown!
Patient | February 27, 2018

Dr. Gaines is a very special dr. The best.
Patient | February 26, 2018

Dr. Gainer is the best. He is thorough and very easy to talk to. He never rushes you or seems to be in a hurry. He listens attentively and answers all your questions. Very kind and compassionate.
Patient | February 7, 2018

Dr. Gainer was never in a hurry with me. He gave me more than enough time to talk to him about my concerns and medication. He listen intently and we discussed things, what he was doing, new medications etc. He was very specific
Patient | February 2, 2018

He spends a great deal of time with me going issues, meds and follow up to existing problems. I don't think I have ever had a bad experience with him.
Patient | January 24, 2018

One of the best clinician
Patient | January 22, 2018

I admire Dr. Gainer, and I always tell him that the "G" in his name stands for genius!
Patient | January 15, 2018

I really like Dr. Gainer, he can explain your issues and ease your mind about any concerns.
Patient | January 10, 2018

I am so appreciative of the care & concern Dr. Gainer showed me.
Patient | January 3, 2018

All have been very good experiences
Patient | December 25, 2017

I could not ask for a better doctor. He is EVERYTHING a doctor should be.
Patient | December 22, 2017

Patient | December 12, 2017

Patient | December 11, 2017

I would not go to any other health care doctor except for Dr. Gainer. He really cares and knows what he's talking about as well as listens to my questions and choices. I travel a distance to see only him and will continue to as long as I can because I trust him.
Patient | December 7, 2017

Dr. Gainer is a very good an very patient an caring doctor.
Patient | November 14, 2017

this doctor is the best
Patient | October 23, 2017

Dr. Gainer is the BEST doctor I've ever had. Patient with all my questions. Helps me understand the answers.
Patient | October 20, 2017

Very good. Dr. Gainer is excellent.
Patient | October 18, 2017

This doctor is the absolute best.
Patient | October 6, 2017

ONLY GOOD experiences with Dr. Gainer!
Patient | October 2, 2017

Dr. Gainer is the best doctor I have ever had in my 67 plus years.
Patient | September 25, 2017