Dr. Robert S Gaston MD Nephrologist

Dr. Robert Gaston is a nephrologist in Birmingham, Alabama. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Highlands Medical Center and University of Alabama Hospital. He received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Highlands Medical Center and one of 29 at University of Alabama Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Highlands Medical Center

University of Alabama Hospital
Ranked #46 in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1982

University of Alabama Medical Center
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1988 - 1988

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1984 - 1986

Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

A Realistic Proposal-Incentives May Increase Donation-We Need Trials Now!
Matas, A., Ambagtsheer, J. A., Gaston, R., Gutmann, T., Hippen, B., Munn, S., Ona, E. T., Radcliffe-Richards, J., Reed, A., Satel, S., Weimar, W., Danguilan, R.

Review of Cytomegalovirus Infection Findings With Mammalian Target of Rapamycin Inhibitor-Based Immunosuppressive Therapy in De Novo Renal Transplant Recipients.
Nashan, B., Gaston, R., Emery, V., Säemann, M. D., Mueller, N. J., Couzi, L., Dantal, J., Shihab, F., Mulgaonkar, S., Seun Kim, Y., Brennan, D. C.

Report of a Consensus Conference on Transplant Program Quality and Surveillance.
Kasiske, B. L., McBride, M. A., Cornell, D. L., Gaston, R. S., Henry, M. L., Irwin, F. D., Israni, A. K., Metzler, N. W., Murphy, K. W., Reed, A. I., Roberts, J. P., Salkowski, N., Snyder, J. J., Sweet, S. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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