Dr. Bryan Castro, MD

Dr. Bryan Castro, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
50 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Bryan Castro, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Wheat Ridge, CO and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.Read his story

Cornerstone Orthopedics

3455 Lutheran Pkwy Ste 105

Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Castro performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Castro's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Castro's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Castro "Dr. Castro's practice concentrates on spinal disorders in adults and children. He has extensive clinical experience treating disorders of all areas of the spine. He is well versed in and utilizes the latest in surgical techniques such as minimally invasive surgery, disc replacement, and other cutting edge techniques."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Castro "Dr. Castro has extensive experience treating disorders of all areas of the spine. "I enjoy treating complex spinal disorders and problems, but I realize that the patient always comes first. I strive to seek out the best individualized treatment for each patient, and I will often exhaust non-operative options before considering surgery.""

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
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12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Clemson University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • State University Of New York Health Science Center-(Brooklyn)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • SUNY Downstate University Hospital Of Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Colorado
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Clemson University
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Castro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Castro's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Castro to family and friends
37 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Castro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Don't expect much of a bedside manner, or explanation for his recommendation. He seemed inconvenienced that I was there. Not sure if it was because it was a Work Comp referral or what, but he certainly did not make me feel as though he understood my concerns. Probably because he did not care.
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Had an l4-5 fusion and I can now walk with no pain. Recovery from surgery has been quick and I can now do things without pain limiting my activities. I give Dr. Castro and his staff all the credit for this.
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After having 3 fusions 10/15, I have more pain than ever. I can’t even stand up straight, and have more pain than ever. Went to another orthopedic surgeon, and he said that I probably couldn’t survive the surgery that I need. I have boney bumps on the place he operated on and are very painful. I...more
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Honest physician! So impressed!
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I have a serious back condition but since it's a workmans comp claim it seemed oddly difficult to get any straight answers out of the guy. He was also supposed to do some follow up on my case and talk to my pain Dr. and not a word was spoken. He was dodgy and there was something fishy about the...more
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