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About Dr. Ernest R Castro

Dr. Ernest R Castro, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Golden, CO. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Castro is affiliated with St Anthony North Hospital, Lutheran Medical Center and St Anthony Hospital Lakewood. Dr. Castro has received 6 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Ernest R Castro is Excellent. Dr. Ernest R Castro has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Ernest R Castro is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

New West Physicians

1707 Cole Blvd Ste 150
Golden, CO 80401
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Specialties

Dr. Ernest R Castro has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Family Planning
  • Check-up
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Contraception
  • Influenza
  • Immunization

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Reviews

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Spends more time taking notes and googling your condition than examining/testing you in-person. He seems very uncomfortable and unsure, which prevents the patient from trusting his opinion. Several websites claim he treats conditions he actually doesn't. Requires you return for several follow-up appointments without diagnosis. Took 7 months to have my pain seriously addressed, but still no diagnosis. Never called back to answer simple questions or followed through on orders and referrals. Very eager to leave as soon as he enters the room. Spent hundreds of dollars on poor care.

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Five Stars

Best doctor I've ever been to. I wish you was in the office more

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Fantastic doctor

Dr. Castro has been my primary care physician for 10+ years, and he's great. He takes the time to answer questions and have a thoughtful discussion about the medical condition, and on more than one occasion has followed up with an email or phone call with information he researched after the visit. And he's also open to other forms of treatment besides just prescribing meds, such as vitamins and other forms of alternative care.

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Ranaka

Very professional,caring and overall GREAT doctor!

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Wonderful Doctor!

Dr. Castro is a very kind and caring doctor.

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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program

    The NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program was launched in 2003. This voluntary program is designed to recognize clinicians who use evidence-based measures and provide excellent care to persons with cardiovascular disease (CVD) or who have had a stroke.

  • NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program

    NCQA developed the Diabetes Recognition Program (DRP) to provide clinicians with tools to support the delivery and recognition of consistent high quality care. This voluntary program is designed to recognize clinicians who use evidence-based measures and provide excellent care to their patients with diabetes.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2014)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    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.

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Castro is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

  • North Colorado Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ernest R Castro accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Whole Health Colorado Front Range
  • Anthem
    • Anthem CO Blue Priority HMO
    • Anthem CO Blue Priority PPO
    • Anthem CO Bronze Pathway X HMO
    • Anthem CO Gold Pathway HMO
    • Anthem CO HMO
    • Anthem CO Pathway
    • Anthem CO Silver Pathway X HMO
    • Anthem PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana National POS
  • Rocky Mountain Health
    • Rocky Mountain Good Health and Vista HMO PPO
    • Rocky Mountain Summit Group
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

New West Physicians, 1707 Cole Blvd Ste 150, Golden, CO
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