Dr. Bryan Castro, MD

Dr. Bryan Castro, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(35)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Bryan Castro, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Wheat Ridge, CO. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 20 years. Read his story

3455 Lutheran Pkwy # 105

Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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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)
high
more than 88% of peers

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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.""
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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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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Procedures

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Splinting

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.

Education

  • 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
3.5
based on 35 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Castro's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
denver, co |
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 can’t lean back on my church’s pew without much pain.
Denver, CO |
Honest physician! So impressed!
|
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 appointment. I can't walk for 20 minutes without serious back pain, I can't sleep in a bed, if I lay down on my back I am in agonising pain and my right leg goes numb. R leg spasms L leg has sciatica.
in Westminster, CO |
Dr. Castro works miracles - Soon as surgery was completed I woke up without any pain that I had for many years. He answers all of your questions and does not rush you into any surgery. He is a perfectionist in doing his surgeries thus the result is your recovery time is shorten. I have issues with weak bones and slow healing in relation to weak bones. I was surprised that 2 of 3 fusions were completely healed in a little less than 3 months and the other fusion almost healed. Great follow up
in Broomfield, CO |
Excellent surgeon and team. Educational and supportive throughout event.
in thornton co |
He is a miracle worker. He told me he could fix my problem. This dr is the best Thank you so much for my life back of no pain
in Golden, Colorado |
Very professional, and informative
in Denver, CO |
This was my second back surgery with Dr. Castro. Both surgeries were very successful. I can even touch my toes after having three fusions!
in Arvada, CO. |
I would definitely recommend Dr Castro to anyone. The reasons being when I was down literally pleeding for someone to help me. Dr Castro and his staff were the ones that made things happen. I believe he is a doctor for the right reasons. Not a salary.
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Dr. Castro accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Carelink HMO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
    Rocky Mountain Health Plans EPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Castro has admitting privileges

Avista Adventist Hospital
100 Health Park Dr
Louisville, CO 80027
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Lutheran Medical Center
8300 W 38th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
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St. Anthony North Hospital
14300 Orchard Parkway
Westminster, CO 80023
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