Dr. Carlos Castro, MD

Dr. Carlos Castro, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
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Dr. Carlos Castro, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Rensselaer, NY and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Facultad De Medicina in 1968 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

279 Troy Rd

Rensselaer, NY 12144

Contact Information

(518) 271-5527

Insurance Accepted

  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Background Check

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

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Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castro performs Lung Surgery more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Castro performs this procedure more than 59% of his peers

Tracheal Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castro performs Tracheal Surgery more than 56% of his peers

Dr. Castro performs this procedure more than 56% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Resection
Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Castro treats Pulmonary Disease more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Castro treats this condition more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Castro's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Carlos Castro, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Rensselaer, NY and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Facultad De Medicina in 1968 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • Chldns Hospital Mich
    Fellowship Hospital
  • SUNY Downstate Med Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Jamaica Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1968
    Universidad Nacional De Colombia, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School
    1968

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Insurance accepted

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Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO

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