Dr. Carlos De Castro III, MD

Dr. Carlos De Castro III, MD

Hematology  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
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Dr. Carlos De Castro III, MD is a hematology doctor who practices in Durham, NC. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

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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Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
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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

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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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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
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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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. De Castro III to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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)
in Durham, NC |
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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Dr. De Castro III accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
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  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. De Castro III has admitting privileges

Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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