Dr. Carlos De Castro III, MD

Dr. Carlos De Castro III, MD

Hematology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Carlos De Castro III, MD is a hematology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 1985 and specializes in hematology, oncology, and more.

20 Duke Medicine Cir

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 684-8964

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
very high
more than 99% of peers
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. De Castro III'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. De Castro III "I study disorders of the bone marrow and bone marrow failure syndromes. I also see some leukemias and lymphomas and other blood malignancies. Duke offers a very personalized individualized level of care to each patient. Nobody is the same so we take the whole patient we listen to them and we offer our best recommendations for treatment options. We offer some of the latest treatment options that are available usually in the setting of a clinical trial. If not we offer the latest advancement in the field. When I was going through medical school molecular biology was the new field. Everything was being described as a new cancer-causing gene. And to me that was so appealing were going to figure out what causes cancer and new ways to treat it. Thats what really brought me into the hematology oncology world things were being discovered that were new and exciting and hopefully would lead to new treatment options. Duke offers an extremely high standard of care. Though were not always successful and the disease sometimes wins our goal is to give the patients the best possible care."

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3  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

97  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. De Castro III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. De Castro III's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. De Castro III to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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Dr. De Castro III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He is an excellent Oncologist and has great bed side manner. He will tell it to you straight but he will make sure you are comfortable. Never makes you feel rushed or that he does not care. I am so thankful for him.
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