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About Dr. Luis J Castro

Dr. Luis J Castro, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Redwood City, CA. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), Vascular Surgery and Transplant Surgery. Dr. Castro is affiliated with El Camino Hospital Mountain View Campus, Seton Medical Center and California Pacific Medical Center - California Campus. Dr. Castro has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Luis J Castro is Great. Dr. Luis J Castro has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Luis J Castro is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Pacific Coast Cardiac & Vascular Surgeons

2900 Whipple Ave Ste 225
Redwood City, CA 94062
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Specialties

Dr. Luis J Castro has the following 3 specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
  • Vascular Surgery

    Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
    They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.

  • Transplant Surgery

    Transplant surgeons are trained to transplant organs from donors, whether living or deceased, to the patients in need. This includes liver, lung, heart, intestine, pancreas and kidney transplants as well as tissue, bone marrow and cornea transplants. Kidney disease, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and serious infections are just a few reasons you might need a transplant.
    Your surgeon will consult with you prior to the operation for a pre-transplant evaluation and they will see you through your healing process to ensure you have no complications. Some surgeons get additional training and education on pediatric transplants to provide special care to children.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Luis J Castro has the following 5 expertise

  • Vascular Malformations
  • Varicose Veins
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Aneurysm
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

Dr. Luis J Castro has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Luis J Castro is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Dr Castro is a very talented and skilled surgery with a wonderful and caring doctor. Would highly recommend him

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • Stanford University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Lac Usc Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Luis J Castro accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Pacific Coast Cardiac & Vascular Surgeons, 2900 Whipple Ave Ste 225, Redwood City, CA
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