Dr. Carlos Decastro III, MD

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Dr. Carlos Decastro III, MD

Hematology | Male

Hematologic Malignancies 1 Trent Dr Rm 25153, Durham, NC 27710 Get Directions
(919) 681-7648

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Dr. Decastro III specializes in Hematology and practices in Durham, NC. He practices at 4 locations.

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  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthSmart
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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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Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Oncology
  • Pulmonology

Board Certifications

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  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Emphysema
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Purpura
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

Procedures Performed

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

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

    Graduated in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Duke University Hospital

    Completed in 1991

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Hematology
  • Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Decastro III's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Decastro III

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients