R. Andrew Gaines, MD
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine (2005)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, MidAmerica Nazarene College (KS) (1999)
Residency:
  • University of Kansas Medical Center/Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics Program, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (2010)
Fellowships:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction (2011)
Languages: English
Department: Otolaryngology

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Head & Neck Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Medical Director for Head & Neck Service at Highlands Ranch Hospital

Practice Locations

CU Head & Neck Specialists - Head & Neck Surgery
1500 Park Central Drive
Sute 501
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-6325

UCHealth Surgical Care - Highlands Ranch Hospital
1500 Park Central Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129
720-516-1000

Hospital Affiliation
  • UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Board Certification (2011)
  • Head & Neck Surgery
Conditions & Treatments
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Head and Neck Tumors
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Thyroid Cancer
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Laryngeal cancer
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Oral and oropharyngeal cancer
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Tumors of neck
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Skin cancer
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Hypopharyngeal cancer
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) - Salivary Gland Diseases/Stones
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include complex skin cancer of the head, face and neck; tumors of the parotid and thyroid; and advanced microvascular head and neck reconstruction.

Care Philosophy
I strive to provide compassionate care for patients with disorders of the head and neck. I offer a wider range of treatment options that include minimally invasive surgical treatments for appropriate patients.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Loma Linda University School of Medicine (2005)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, MidAmerica Nazarene College (KS) (1999)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Kansas Medical Center/Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics Program, Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (2010)
Fellowships:
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital/St. Louis Children's Hospital, Head and Neck Surgical Oncology and Microvascular Reconstruction (2011)
Languages: English
Department: Otolaryngology
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