Dr. Ernest R. Castro, MD

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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 37

1707 Cole Blvd Suite 150
Golden, CO 80401
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Dr. Castro's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Exempla Lutheran Medical Center
8300 West 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Centura Health - Saint Anthony Hospital
11600 West 2nd Place
Lakewood, CO 80228

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Castro

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
New West Physicians
Denver West Family Practice
1707 Cole Blvd Suite 150
Golden, CO 80401
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    Dr. Castro's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Castro's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    • Hemorrhoid Treatment
    • Immunizations
    • Mole Removal
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Physical Examination
    • Removal of Wart
    • Urinalysis
    • Vaccinations
    • Vasectomy
    • Well Baby Care
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    • Allergies
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • Diabetes
    • Emphysema
    • Heart Disease
    • High Blood Pressure
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hypertension
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Injuries
    • Menopause
    • Obesity
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoporosis
    • Pneumonia
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    Background Check for Dr. Castro

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Colorado.
    • 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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program 2011-2014, 2011
    • NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program 2011-2014, 2011
    • NCQA PPC-Patient Centered Medical Home, Level 3, 2012-2015, 2012
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Colorado School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 2004

    Internship Hospital

    North Colorado Medical Center
    Complete in 2005

    Residency Hospital

    North Colorado Medical Center
    Complete in 2007

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Northern Colorado
    Graduated in 2000
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Castro & 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. Castro's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Castro has admitting privileges:

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    • Centura Health - Saint Anthony Hospital

    • Centura Health - Saint Anthony North Hospital

    • Exempla Lutheran Medical Center

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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. Castro

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castro to family and friends

    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Castro's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 6 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Castro
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Castro accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    New West Physicians
    Denver West Family Practice
    1707 Cole Blvd Suite 150
    Golden, CO 80401
    (303) 233-8295 (Office)
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