Family physician Dr. Carol Gaines joins Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach is the 24/7 Internet newspaper in New Smyrna Beach covering Volusia County and beyond

Dr. Carol GainesCourtest photo / Dr. Carol Gaines joins the medical staff of Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center.

DAYTONA BEACH - Board-certified family medicine physician Carol Gaines, DO, has joined the medical staff at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center.

"We're extremely blessed that Dr. Gaines has joined our Florida Hospital family," said Dr. Ron Jimenez, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center's chief medical officer.

Prior to joining the Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center and HealthCare Partners, Dr. Gaines worked with Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio, and, more recently, Winn Army Community Hospital in Fort Stewart, Ga.

Dr. Gaines is an active member of the American Osteopathic Association, The American Board of Osteopathic Family Practice, The American Academy of Osteopathy, The Society of Hospital Medicine and is a new member of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association. She received her Bachelor of Science in biology from Davis and Elkins College in Elkins, W. Va., and her medical degree at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, W. Va. in 1991.

As one of the hospital's HealthCare Partners' family practice physicians, Dr. Gaines sees patients of all ages at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center's Port Orange Pavilion location at 5535 S. Williamson Blvd., Suite 700. With convenient extended office hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Dr. Gaines is accepting new patients and most insurance plans and can be reached at (386) 231-6300. To learn more, visit

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