Dr. Carlos Lastra, MD

Dr. Carlos Lastra, MD

Pediatric Neurology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Carlos Lastra, MD is a pediatric neurology specialist in New Brunswick, NJ and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina in 1984 and specializes in pediatric neurology.

254 Easton Ave # MOB2

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Contact Information

(732) 745-8600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lastra performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Disorders
normal
more than 24% of peers
Epilepsy
normal
more than 10% of peers

Dr. Lastra'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.

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Neurology

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pediatric Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

20  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ataxia
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Tremor
  • Vertigo

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Monmouth Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Monmouth Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • UMDNJ Nj Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lastra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lastra's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lastra to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Lastra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

At the end of the appnt. he diagnosed my son with Frontal Temporal Dysfunction ADHD but stated he did not want to speak into detail in front of my son and that I should call him the next day ; he assured he would write a report and send to the school. I called he next day but he was unavailable. It...more
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