Robert Bernard Gaston, MD Family Medicine

Robert Bernard Gaston, MD

Family Medicine
Hermitage, TN 37076 (1 other location)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner
  • Takes time to answer questions

About Robert Bernard Gaston MD

Robert Bernard Gaston, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Hermitage, TN. He has 50 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine.

Robert Gaston has received the following awards:


Dr. Robert Bernard Gaston has 2 locations

Summit Primary Care 3939 Central Pike Hermitage, TN 37076
Summit Primary Care 3939 Central Pike Ste 352 Hermitage, TN 37076


Dr. Robert Bernard Gaston has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Robert Bernard Gaston has the following 52 areas of expertise

  • Elbow Injuries
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Echocardiography
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Nutritional Support
  • Knee Injuries
  • Asthma
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Panic Disorder
  • Emphysema
  • Kidney Disease
  • Weight Loss
  • Impotence (Vasculogenic Impotence)
  • Family Planning
  • Bronchitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Check-up
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Drug Abuse (Substance-Related Addiction Disorders)
  • Back Pain
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Dizziness
  • Eczema
  • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Contraception
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Depression
  • Allergy
  • Pediatrics
  • Gout
  • Epilepsy
  • Chronic Illness
  • Neck Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Menopause
  • Influenza
  • Arthritis
  • Primary Headache Disorders
  • Critical Care
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Immunization
  • Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders
  • Holter monitoring


4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2020, 2012)

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


50 Years Experience

University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

Graduated in 1972

St Francis Hospital


Dr. Robert Bernard Gaston Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS TN Blue Network S
  • Blue Network P
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry PPO - TN
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Nashville PPOx
  • Humana Nashville PPOx MRF
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oscar EPO TN
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Robert Bernard Gaston

Photo of Dr. Robert Gaston, Junior Dr. Gaston, Jr. Started his Family practice with Donelson Medical Clinic and has served this community for over 30 years. He was a founding physician of Summit Primary Care when we opened in January 2000. He sees patients of all ages from newborns to geriatric. Dr. Gaston is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Medical School. He interned at the City of Memphis Hospital, where he also served as Chief Resident. He began practicing in the Donelson-Hermitage area in 1977. In addition, Dr. Gaston serves on the Advisory Board for Family Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Gaston, Jr. Was born in Lebanon and raised in the Donelson area. He lived in Old Hickory for many years and currently resides in Nashville with his wife, Jane. They have two married sons, Hugh and Jon, and 3 grandchildren to date.

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