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Dr. Armando Castro, MD

Bariatric Surgery ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Castro

Dr. Armando Castro, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Rego Park, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University of Vermont / College of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in bariatric surgery, general surgery, and more.


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(718) 925-6200

Dr. Castro accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
Neighborhood Health Providers
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
WellCare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Castro's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castro treats Obesity more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Castro treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castro performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Castro performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castro performs Stomach Surgery more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Castro performs this procedure more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Castro's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Obesity
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Ventral Hernia

About Me

His clinical interests include all aspects of general surgery, with expertise in minimally invasive and advanced laparoscopic gastrointestinal and weight loss surgery, and in the comprehensive surgical care of patients with obesity. His clinical passion is driven by the relationships he builds with his patients on their journey to health.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2003
New York Presbyterian Hosp Cornell Univ
Residency Hospital
1999
New York Presbyterian Hosp Cornell Univ
Internship Hospital
1998
University of Vermont / College of Medicine
Medical School
1991
University of California At Los Angeles
Undergraduate School
2004
2003
1999
1998
1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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