Dr. Carlos Decastro III, MD

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Specializes in Hematology • Male • Age 54

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Dr. Decastro III:

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Dr. Decastro III's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Road
Durham, NC 27710

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Decastro III

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Duke University Medical Center
Duke University Medical Center
200 Trent Dr
Durham, NC 27710
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Durham, NC 27710
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    Dr. Decastro III's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Medical Oncology
    • Oncology
    • Pulmonology

    Board Certifications

    • Hematology, 1992
    • Internal Medicine, 1988
    • Medical Oncology, 2011
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Anemia
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Cryoglobulinemia
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • ENT Cancer
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Kaposi's Sarcoma
    • Leukocytosis
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
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    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thalassemia
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Decastro III

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Graduated in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Duke University Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Decastro III & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Decastro III's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Duke University Hospital where Dr. Decastro III has admitting privileges:

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    • Duke University Hospital

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Decastro III

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Decastro III to family and friends

    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Decastro III's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 1 response
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Decastro III
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Decastro III accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Duke University Medical Center
    200 Trent Dr
    Durham, NC 27710
    (919) 668-0209 (Office)
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    DUMC
    Durham, NC 27710
    (919) 681-7648 (Office)
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