Dr. Robert Gaston, MD

NephrologyMaleAge 68

Dr. Gaston
Accepting new patients
1900 UNIVERSITY BLVD Birmingham, AL 35233

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(205) 934-7220

Dr. Robert Gaston, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from St Louis U, School of Medicine medical school in 1979. He is affiliated with UAB Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Gaston to book an appointment.

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Dr. Gaston is affiliated with UAB Hospital Birmingham, a highly rated hospital.

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Experience
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Dr. Gaston's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Proteinuria
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Dr. Gaston treats Proteinuria more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Gaston treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Hypertension
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Dr. Gaston treats Hypertension more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Gaston treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension
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Chronic Kidney Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaston treats Chronic Kidney Diseases more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Gaston treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Gaston's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Dr. Gaston's Reviews

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Gaston, MD is a Nephrology Specialist in Birmingham, AL and has over 42 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from St Louis...Read more

Specialties

  • Nephrology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Education

1988
U Ala Birmingham
Fellowship Hospital
1986
U A M S Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1982
U A M S Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1980
U A M S Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1979
St Louis U, School of Medicine
Medical School
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Awards

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What are Dr. Robert Gaston, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Gaston frequently treats Proteinuria, Hypertension, and Chronic Kidney Diseases. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Gaston treats.

Where is Dr. Robert Gaston, MD's office located?

Dr. Gaston's office is located at 1900 UNIVERSITY BLVD, Birmingham, AL 35233. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

1900 UNIVERSITY BLVD Birmingham, AL 35233
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Gaston is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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UAB Hospital

Birmingham, AL

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)