Thomas Gaines, MD at the Cardiovascular Institute of the South Westbank Location

Thomas Gaines, MD

Interventional Cardiologist 

Contact Information

Luling

Westbank

1901 Manhattan Blvd
Building A, Suite 200
Harvey, LA 70058
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(504) 354-5253

Profile

Dr. Thomas Gaines is an interventional cardiologist at Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Harvey. 

Dr. Gaines graduated cum laude from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics.  He earned his doctorate at Florida State University in Tallahassee.  His residency in internal medicine was completed at University Medical Center in Lafayette, where he was named Internal Medicine Resident of the Year.  His cardiovascular disease fellowship was completed at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, and his interventional cardiology fellowship was completed at Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute in New York.

Dr. Gaines is certified in internal medicine.  He is a member of the American College of Cardiology.  He patented an electrocardiogram “cheat sheet” distributed by the Heart Foundation of Acadiana which was designed for use by physicians in training.  He is co-published in the Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society and the Journal of Investigative Medicine.  He has also served as a guest lecturer at University Medical Center in Lafayette.

Training

  • Education

    University of South Florida

    Florida State University

  • Residency

    University Medical Center



  • Fellowship

    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

    Lenox Hill Heart and Vascular Institute

  • Board certification

    Internal Medicine

  • membership

    American College of Cardiology