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Luther Gaston Jr, MD

Dr. Gaston is a gynecologist in the Chicago area. He is affiliated with Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Trinity Hospital.
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Conditions treated

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228 doctors
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227 doctors
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113 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more pregnancy patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1.3k doctors
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1.3k doctors
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674 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more pain patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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259 doctors
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258 doctors
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129 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw dehydration patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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59 doctors
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59 doctors
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29 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw urinary urgency patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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292 doctors
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292 doctors
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145 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more vaginitis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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28 doctors
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28 doctors
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13 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw metabolic syndrome patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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40 doctors
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40 doctors
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19 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw urinary urge incontinence patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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255 doctors
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254 doctors
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127 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more bacterial vaginosis (BV) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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850 doctors
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850 doctors
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425 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more obesity patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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14 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw trichomoniasis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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794 doctors
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793 doctors
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396 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw asthma patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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497 doctors
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497 doctors
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248 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw constipation patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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172 doctors
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172 doctors
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85 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more fibroids patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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273 doctors
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272 doctors
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136 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more urinary incontinence patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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144 doctors
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144 doctors
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72 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw gas patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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13 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more hyperemesis gravidarum patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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131 doctors
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130 doctors
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65 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more menstrual cramps patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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652 doctors
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653 doctors
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326 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw headaches patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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944 doctors
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943 doctors
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471 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more anemia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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566 doctors
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565 doctors
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282 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more sexually transmitted infection (STI) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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355 doctors
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354 doctors
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177 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw migraine patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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129 doctors
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128 doctors
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64 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more yeast infection patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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1.2k doctors
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1.2k doctors
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576 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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32 doctors
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32 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more morning sickness patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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634 doctors
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634 doctors
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317 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw major depression patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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755 doctors
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754 doctors
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377 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw back pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.

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70 doctors
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70 doctors
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34 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw cold sores patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Chicago area. Learn more.
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91 doctors
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90 doctors
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45 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more bleeding after menopause patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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492 doctors
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492 doctors
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246 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more high blood pressure (hypertension) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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75 doctors
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76 doctors
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37 doctors
Dr. Gaston saw more bleeding during pregnancy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Chicago area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Gaston accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Colposcopy $160 – 997
Cystoscopy $175 – 2,381
DTaP vaccine $102 – 302
Hepatitis B vaccine $93 – 314
HPV vaccine $103 – 504
Hysterectomy (abdominal) $7,763 – 25.9k
Hysterectomy (laparoscopic) $7,085 – 24.0k
Hysterectomy (vaginal) $9,050 – 23.7k
Hysteroscopy $2,382 – 12.4k
IUD (Mirena) $337 – 2,113
IUD (Paragard) $163 – 1,720
Mammogram (screening) $123 – 630
MMR vaccine $130 – 452
Pap smear $114 – 355
Tubal ligation $2,143 – 12.8k

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

C-section rate

Dr. Gaston’s C-section rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
29%
C-section rate
Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

To help you understand how Dr. Gaston’s C-section rate compares to a typical pregnancy doctor:

  1. We first measure the actual C-section rate for the pregnant patients Dr. Gaston treats.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who deliver babies, using a data-driven model to predict the C-section rate for patients like Dr. Gaston’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Gaston’s C-section rate is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Gaston sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Preferred Open MRI-87th St
1111 E 87th St
Chicago, IL 60619
846 miles away
Meriter Hospital Medical Imaging Department
202 S Park St
Madison, WI 53715
928 miles away

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Credentials
  • Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1991
  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Gaston is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Advocate Christ Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Advocate Trinity Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare
  • Avera
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hill Physicians
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Paramount
  • Physicians Health plan
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SummaCare
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Unity Health Insurance
  • ValueOptions
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield