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About Dr. Wilfred Castro-Reyes
Dr. Wilfred Castro-Reyes, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Child Neurology, Neurology and Pediatrics. Dr. Castro-Reyes is affiliated with CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children's Hospital, University Hospital and Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. Dr. Castro-Reyes has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Wilfred Castro-Reyes has the following 3 specialties
- Child Neurology
Pediatric neurologists diagnose neurological conditions in children as young as newborn, all the way up to adolescence. They can recommend treatment for sleep disorders, head injuries and headaches, but they also specialize in issues such as epilepsy, seizures and brain tumors.
Their expertise in childhood development and the nervous system make them an excellent resource for parents of children with autism, cerebral palsy, mental development issues or learning disabilities. You can consult with a pediatric neurologist before, during and after diagnosis depending on your child's specific condition and needs.
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
Dr. Wilfred Castro-Reyes is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Patients' Choice Award (2012)
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 (2010, 2011, 2012)
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.
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.
Dr. Castro-Reyes is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
University Health System
Texas Heart Hospital
Southwest General Hospital
The Methodist Hospital
Cook Children's Medical Center
Cook Children`s Northeast Hospital
Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital
Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hosp Nw
Northeast Methodist Hospital
Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital
37 Years Experience
University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1980
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Dr. Wilfred Castro-Reyes accepts the following insurance providers.
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsTexas Childrens Health Center, 11777 FM 1960 Rd W, Houston, TX
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