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Metropolitan Gastroenterology Consultants

Darrien Gaston, MD, FACP, FACG

Gastroenterologist & Obesity Medicine Physician located in Beverly, Chicago, IL

TELEHEALTH Is Now Available

TELEHEALTH is now being offered at our practice. Please call us to schedule your telehealth appointment. This is an effective way to communicate with our patients, especially those with weakened immune systems. We are still here to manage your health care needs because we know that the physical examination is a vital part of health care management. We are taking every precaution necessary with constant disinfection of areas as nothing has changed in our management of airborne diseases. Some conditions and follow up appointments can be diagnosed over the phone that exclude medical emergencies.

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 You can now fill out

the intake forms electronically

and submits your insurance card and ID. 

COVID-19 UPDATES: We are currently taking patient appointments in our office. We also offer virtual office visits as an alternative to in-person consultations. If you have a virtual telemedicine appointment, you may click here to access the portal for your appointment. If you'd like to schedule a telemedicine appointment, please call us to do so.

If you have a scheduled in-person appointment but you are experiencing flu-like symptoms or respiratory symptoms, please call us to reschedule your appointment and call your healthcare provider immediately.

Here's what we're doing to ensure the safety of our patients:

  • We are ensuring that patients are not experiencing respiratory symptoms when they visit our office.
  • We are sanitizing all services on a regular basis.
  • We are washing our hands for 20 seconds after every interaction we have, inside and outside of the office.

Please call us with any questions. Stay well and stay safe!

Mission Statement

Obesity is a disease. Your metabolic health is our business.

Dr. Darrien Gaston has dedicated his life to providing world-class weight loss services to his patients. Please call us today to schedule a consultation so we can create a customized healthy living plan for you.

Board Certified

Darrien Gaston, MD, FACP, FACG, is a gastroenterologist with over 25 years of experience diagnosing, treating, and preventing diseases of the digestive tract. Located in the Beverly area of Chicago at Metropolitan Gastroenterology Consultants, Dr. Gaston addresses everything from ulcerative colitis to colon cancer.

He’s specially trained in innovative procedures and works with state-of-the-art equipment to bring patients safe and effective treatments. Dr. Gaston graduated from Northwestern University in 1980 and continued his education at University of Illinois College of Medicine. He completed his residency at St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago, as well as a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Cook County Hospital.

Board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Gaston is also a professional member or fellow of the following organizations:

  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Association for Bariatric Endoscopy

With a passion for providing patient-centered care, Dr. Gaston listens to each of his patients and addresses their concerns with dignity and respect. With over 25 years of experience, he has a proven excellence in gastroenterology treatment and counsel, empowering patients while providing high-quality health care.

Under Dr. Gaston's care, Feria dropped 67 pounds and 8 dress sizes. She also won $10,000 as one of the 2018 Orbera challenge contest winners! Learn more about her story by clicking here. You can learn more about other weight loss sucess stories under Dr. Gaston's care by clicking here.

Dr. Gaston is excited to announce that he offers AspireAssist, a non-surgical weight loss procedure, for his patients. Watch his commercial below to see the weight loss journey of one of his patients.

To learn more about the Aspire procedure, please click here.




  • Learn more about Dr. Gaston awards and recognitions by visiting our Awards & Recognitions page

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Insurance & Billing

We accept the following Health Plans:

Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Devoted Health
First Health
Great West Health Care
Tricare Prime

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Metropolitan Gastroenterology Consultants
10444 South Western Avenue

Chicago, IL 60643
Phone: 773-245-0347
Fax: 773-238-1136

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